Gabapentin 300 mg same as lyrica 50mg?

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19 Apr 2010

No lyrica (pregabalin) and gabapentin are not the same.

Pregabalin is described as (S)-3-(aminomethyl)-5-methylhexanoic acid.
Gabapentin is described as 1-(aminomethyl)cyclohexaneacetic acid

Gabapentin is used to treat post-herpetic nerve pain and epilepsy.
Lyrica is used to treat anxiety, nerve pain, fibromyalgia and seizures.

See: http://www.drugs.com/lyrica.html
http://www.drugs.com/gabapentin.html for more information.

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