Medical Dictionary

pregabalin

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noun pre·gab·a·lin \prē-ˈga-bə-lən\

Medical Definition of pregabalin

  1. :  an anticonvulsant drug C8H17NO2 that is a structural derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid and is taken orally for the relief of pain associated especially with fibromyalgia, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, and postherpetic neuralgia and as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures Pregabalin is marketed under the trademark Lyrica.


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