Pregabalin is a medication used for the purpose of treating neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. It is also sometimes prescribed for the purpose of treating the onset of seizures. Though usually it is combined with other medications when it is prescribed for the treatment of seizures. The brand name for Pregabalin is Lyrica.
Pregabalin is in the category of medications known as anticonsulvsants. The exact mechanism of action of Pregabalin is not known, but it is suggested that this compound calms the nerves in the body, and as a result, reduces pain and or seizures.
The most common side effects of Pregabalin include sleepiness, blurry vision, and dizziness.