Nurika is a brand name for the generic drug pregabalin. It is a prescription medication used to treat a variety of conditions, including:
- Neuropathic pain, which is pain caused by nerve damage
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Partial seizures
Pregabalin is a gabapentinoid, which is a type of medication that works by affecting the way that certain chemicals in the brain communicate with each other. It is thought to work by reducing nerve pain signals and by calming overactive nerves.
Dosage and Usage
The dosage of Nurika will vary depending on the condition being treated and the individual patient’s needs. It is important to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully when taking this medication.
Nurika is typically taken twice or three times daily. The starting dose is usually 150 mg per day, but this may be increased or decreased depending on your response to the medication. The maximum daily dose of Nurika is 600 mg.
Nurika can be taken with or without food. It is important to swallow the capsules whole and to not crush or chew them.
The most common side effects of Nurika are mild and go away on their own within a few days or weeks. These side effects may include:
- Blurred vision
- Dry mouth
- Increased appetite
- Weight gain
If any of these side effects are severe or persistent, please contact your doctor.
Serious Side Effects
Nurika can also cause some serious side effects, although these are less common. These side effects may include:
- Allergic reactions
- Suicidal thoughts or behavior
- Severe skin reactions
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- Toxic epidermal necrolysis
- Liver problems
- Heart failure
If you experience any of these serious side effects, please contact your doctor immediately.
Nurika can interact with a number of other medications, including:
- Pain relievers, such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen
- Muscle relaxants
- Sleeping pills
- Blood thinners
- Diabetes medications
If you are taking any other medications, please tell your doctor before starting Nurika.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Nurika is not recommended for use in pregnancy or breastfeeding. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please talk to your doctor about other treatment options.
Nurika should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep Nurika out of reach of children and pets.