ONCE-DAILY LYRICA CR
(PREGABALIN) EXTENDED
RELEASE TABLETS

If you have diabetic nerve pain or pain after
shingles, your doctor may prescribe LYRICA CR. Once-daily dosages begin at 165 mg per day
and can be changed by your doctor to better
fit your needs. LYRICA CR is only taken once
a day after the evening meal.
ONCE-DAILY LYRICA CR

LYRICA CR IS AVAILABLE IN 3 DOSAGE STRENGTHS.

How is LYRICA CR different?
How often do you take it?*Diabetic Nerve Pain: 3 times a day Pain After Shingles: 2-3 times a dayOnce a day
Recommended starting dose (daily total)Diabetic Nerve Pain: 150 mg/dayPain After Shingles: 150 mg/dayDiabetic Nerve Pain: 165 mg/dayPain After Shingles: 165 mg/day
Recommended ongoing dose (daily total)Diabetic Nerve Pain: Up to 300 mg/dayPain After Shingles: 150-600 mg/dayDiabetic Nerve Pain: 330 mg/day††Pain After Shingles: 330-660 mg/day

If you have kidney problems or get kidney dialysis, your doctor may adjust your dosage of LYRICA or LYRICA CR.

*LYRICA/LYRICA CR is available in multiple strengths. Your doctor can adjust your dose to help you get the most from treatment.

300 mg/day is the maximum recommended LYRICA dose for diabetic nerve pain.

††330 mg/day is the maximum recommended LYRICA CR dose for diabetic nerve pain.

Patients who do not experience sufficient pain relief following 2 to 4 weeks of treatment with 300 mg per day, and who are able to tolerate LYRICA, may be treated with up to 600 mg/day.

Patients who do not experience sufficient pain relief with 330 mg/day after 2 to 4 weeks of treatment and who are able to tolerate LYRICA CR may be titrated up to 660 mg/day.

 

ONCE-DAILY LYRICA CR

WHY WOULD MY DOSAGE CHANGE?

Increasing or decreasing your dose may help improve results.

LYRICA CR is available in multiple strengths. Your doctor can adjust your dose to help you get the most from treatment. So it’s important to discuss your progress and any side effects you may feel with your doctor, especially in the first few weeks. Your doctor may change your dose. Do not change your dose without talking to your doctor.

Be sure to talk to your doctor if stopping treatment.

Talking to your doctor is very important if you choose to stop treatment. Do not stop taking LYRICA CR on your own. Your doctor can help you minimize potential side effects when stopping LYRICA CR.

common side effects

What are the common side effects of LYRICA CR?

The 2 most common side effects of LYRICA CR were dizziness and sleepiness. For some patients, these side effects went away over time. For others, these lasted throughout their treatment.

In controlled LYRICA CR trials of up to 19 weeks, 4% of patients taking LYRICA CR gained weight, compared with 2% of patients taking a placebo.

OTHER COMMON SIDE EFFECTS

Fatigue

Headache

Nausea

Blurred vision

Weight gain

Dry mouth

SAVE ON LYRICA CR

Eligible patients pay
as little as $25 per Rx for
up to 12 months with the
Co-Pay Savings Card*