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Drug Interactions With Pregabalin

Interactions With Pregabalin Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when pregabalin is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Generally, you should not drink alcohol if you are taking pregabalin. Doing so may increase your risk of pregabalin side effects.
 
Anesthetics
Combining anesthetics with pregabalin can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure your healthcare providers know you are taking pregabalin before you undergo any surgical procedure.
 
Barbiturates
Taking pregabalin with a barbiturate can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining pregabalin with a barbiturate.
 
Benzodiazepine
Taking pregabalin with a benzodiazepine can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining pregabalin with a benzodiazepine.
 
Narcotics or Opiates
Combining a narcotic or opiate with pregabalin can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking pregabalin with an opiate or narcotic.
 
Sleep Medications
Taking pregabalin with a sleep medication can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before combination pregabalin with a sleep medication.
 

Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Pregabalin

It is possible that not all pregabalin drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions with pregabalin that may apply to you.
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