Pregabalin oral capsules can cause dizziness, drowsiness and blurred vision. It may affect your ability to think, see, or move. You should not drive, use machines or do other tasks that require vigilance until you know how this drug affects you.
Pregabalin can also cause other side effects.
More common side effects
More common side effects of pregabalin include:
Swollen hands or feet
If these effects are mild, they may disappear within days or weeks. If they are more serious or do not go away, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Serious side effects
If you have serious side effects, call your doctor immediately. If your symptoms are life-threatening or you believe you have a medical emergency, call 911. Serious side effects and their symptoms may include the following:
A severe allergic reaction. These reactions can be life-threatening. Symptoms may include:
Swelling of the face, mouth, lips, gums, tongue, throat or neck
A rash, hives (raised bumps) or blisters
Suicidal thoughts or actions. Symptoms may include:
Thoughts of suicide or death
In an attempt to commit suicide
New or worsening depression or anxiety
To feel excited or upset
A panic attack
New or worsening irritability
Exhibiting aggressive, angry, or violent behavior
Act on dangerous impulses
Mania (extreme increase in activity and talk)
Other unusual changes in behavior or mood
Heart problems. Symptoms may include:
Swelling of hands, legs or feet
Dizziness and drowsiness
Respiratory depression (slow or shallow breathing)
Disclaimer: Our goal is to provide you with the most relevant and up-to-date information. However, since medications affect each person differently, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible side effects. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. Always discuss possible side effects with a healthcare provider who knows your history.