Pharmaceutical Raw Materials Pregabalin Anti-Epileptic Drug Pregabalin
Lyrica Ingredient Raw Material Pregabalin Pharmaceutical intermediate 99% USP
Appearance: White Crystal Powder
Usage: New antiepileptic drug. Used in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy, or partial seizures
||A white to off white powder
||A. Meets the requirement
|B. IR: similar to Reference Substance
|Loss on drying
||Any single impurity ≤0.1%
Total impurity ≤0.8%
|Purity By HPLC R-isomer
|Residue on ignition
||Isopropyl alcohol ≤5000ppm
Ethyl Acetate ≤5000ppm
Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain, as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures, and in generalized anxiety disorder. It was designed as a more potent successor to gabapentin.
Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain, as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures, and in generalized anxiety disorder. It was designed as a more potent successor to gabapentin. Pregabalin is marketed by Pfizer under the trade nam.
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Antiepileptic Drus and Therapeutic Drug for Neuropathic Pain:
Pregabalin is a new antiepileptic drug, having a γ-amino butyric acid structure on its molecular structure, which has anticonvulsant effects, and is successfully developed by the company Pfizer for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain, or adjuvant treatment of partial seizures.
In December 2008, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved pregabalin (trade name "Lyrica") for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain (DPN) and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN)which are Both the most common neuropathic pains.
Neuropathic pain is one of the most difficult chronic pain syndromes to treat , dull pain, burning, tingling as the main feature, there are a lot of incentives of neuralgia, diabetes, infections (such as herpes zoster), cancer and AIDS, etc. can cause neurological pain, in Europe about 3% of the population suffer from neuralgia torture.
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Pregabalin is indicated for:
1.Treatment of neuropathic pain from diabetic neuropathy or post herpetic neuralgia. There is not enough data to state that it should be used in all neuropathic pain.
2.Adjunctive therapy in adults with partial seizures with or without secondary generalization
4.Generalized anxiety disorder
Usually physicians will start the patient on a low dose of pregabalin and increase it gradually, depending on the patients evaluation. Its therapeutic effect appears after 1 week of use and is similar in effectiveness to , and venlafaxine but pregabalin has demonstrated superiority by producing more consistent therapeutic effects for psychic and somatic anxiety symptoms. Long-term trials have shown continued effectiveness without the development of tolerance and additionally unlike benzodiazepines it does not disrupt sleep architecture and produces less severe cognitive and psychomotor impairment; it also has a low potential for abuse and dependence and may be preferred over the benzodiazepines for these reasons.
Common side effects include: sleepiness, confusion, trouble with memory, poor coordination, dry mouth, problem with vision, and weight gain.Potentially serious side effects include angioedema, drug misuse, and an increased suicide risk.