Medication Monitor



Generic Name (Trade Name—Company)
Notes
July 7, 2002

Pregabalin

(No trade name—Lupin Pharmaceuticals)
Another generic version enters the marketplace

Uses:

Management of seizures and a variety of pain conditions

Lupin Pharmaceuticals announced that it has received FDA approval to market its generic version of Pfizer’s Lyrica capsules. The pregabalin capsules are AB rated to Pfizer's product and will be available in 25-, 50-, 75-, 100-, 150-, 200-, 225-, and 300-mg strengths.

Pregabalin is indicated for neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures, neuropathic pain associated with spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia.