Lyrica Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved December 30th, 2004)
- Brand name: Lyrica
- Generic name: pregabalin
- Company: Pfizer Inc.
- Treatment for: Neuropathic Pain, Postherpetic Neuralgia, Fibromyalgia, Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Epilepsy
Lyrica (pregabalin) is a structural derivative of the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma aminobutyric acid indicated for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia and spinal cord injury; as an adjunctive therapy for partial onset seizures and for the treatment of fibromyalgia.
FDA Approval History for Lyrica
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.