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LYRICA®, CV (pregabalin) Highlights

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LYRICA (pregabalin) Capsules, CV
LYRICA (pregabalin) Oral Solution, CV
Initial U.S. Approval: 2004

RECENT MAJOR CHANGES

Warnings and Precautions, Respiratory Depression (5.4)4/2020

INDICATIONS AND USAGE

LYRICA is indicated for:

  • Neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) (1)
  • Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) (1)
  • Adjunctive therapy for the treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients 1 month of age and older (1)
  • Fibromyalgia (1)
  • Neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury (1)

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

  • For adult indications, begin dosing at 150 mg/day. For partial-onset seizure dosing in pediatric patients 1 month of age and older, refer to section 2.4. (2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6)
  • Dosing recommendations:
INDICATIONDosing RegimenMaximum Dose
DPN Pain (2.2)3 divided doses per day300 mg/day within 1 week
PHN (2.3)2 or 3 divided doses per day300 mg/day within 1 week.
Maximum dose of 600 mg/day.
Adjunctive Therapy for Partial-Onset Seizures in Pediatric and Adult Patients Weighing 30 kg or More (2.4)2 or 3 divided doses per dayMaximum dose of 600 mg/day.
Adjunctive Therapy for Partial-Onset Seizures in Pediatric Patients Weighing Less than 30 kg (2.4)1 month to less than 4 years:
  3 divided doses per day
4 years and older:
  2 or 3 divided doses per day
14 mg/kg/day.
Fibromyalgia (2.5)2 divided doses per day300 mg/day within 1 week.
Maximum dose of 450 mg/day.
Neuropathic Pain Associated with Spinal Cord Injury (2.6)2 divided doses per day300 mg/day within 1 week.
Maximum dose of 600 mg/day.
  • Dose should be adjusted in adult patients with reduced renal function. (2.7)

DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

  • Capsules: 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 225 mg, and 300 mg. (3)
  • Oral Solution: 20 mg/mL. (3)

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Known hypersensitivity to pregabalin or any of its components. (4)

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

  • Angioedema (e.g., swelling of the throat, head and neck) can occur, and may be associated with life-threatening respiratory compromise requiring emergency treatment. Discontinue LYRICA immediately in these cases. (5.1)
  • Hypersensitivity reactions (e.g., hives, dyspnea, and wheezing) can occur. Discontinue LYRICA immediately in these patients. (5.2)
  • Antiepileptic drugs, including LYRICA, increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. (5.3)
  • Respiratory depression: May occur with LYRICA, when used with concomitant CNS depressants or in the setting of underlying respiratory impairment. Monitor patients and adjust dosage as appropriate. (5.4)
  • LYRICA may cause dizziness and somnolence and impair patients' ability to drive or operate machinery. (5.5)
  • Increased seizure frequency or other adverse reactions may occur if LYRICA is rapidly discontinued. Withdraw LYRICA gradually over a minimum of 1 week. (5.6)
  • LYRICA may cause peripheral edema. Exercise caution when co-administering LYRICA and thiazolidinedione antidiabetic agents. (5.7)

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Most common adverse reactions (greater than or equal to 5% and twice placebo) in adults are dizziness, somnolence, dry mouth, edema, blurred vision, weight gain, and thinking abnormal (primarily difficulty with concentration/attention). (6.1)

Most common adverse reactions (greater than or equal to 5% and twice placebo) in pediatric patients for the treatment of partial-onset seizures are increased weight and increased appetite. (6.1)


To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Pfizer Inc. at 1-800-438-1985 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

  • Pregnancy: May cause fetal harm. Advise of potential risk to the fetus. (8.1)
  • Lactation: Breastfeeding is not recommended. (8.2)

See 17 for PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION and Medication Guide.

Revised: 6/2020

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