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Zenerv 75 MG Capsule

Manufacturer: Eris Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Pregabalin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: July 12, 2019

Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is an anticonvulsant and is considered to be the first-line of treatment for neurotic pain, shingles, seizures and fibromyalgia. It is used for the treatment of diabetic nerve pain, epilepsy, spinal cord injury, restless leg syndrome and generalised anxiety disorder. It works by binding to a certain region of the brain and reducing the pain signals sent out by the damaged nerves of the body.

Some common side effects of Zenerv 75 MG Capsule include sleepiness, trouble with memory, confusion, poor motor coordination, problem with vision, dry mouth and weight gain. More serious side effects may include drug misuse, angioedema, and an increased risk of suicide. Prolonged use of this medicine can cause addiction.

Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is not recommended for you if you are pregnant, or have an allergic reaction towards any of its ingredients. Some medicines interact with Zenerv 75 MG Capsule. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following:

  • Angiotensin- converting enzyme inhibitors
  • Benzodiazepines or narcotic pain medicines
  • Thiazolidinedione antidiabetic agents

Ensure your doctor is informed if you have any of the following medical conditions before starting the medication:

  • If you have congestive heart failure, irregular heartbeat, diabetes, bleeding problems, muscle problems, highballed pressure or low platelet count.
  • If you have improper kidney functioning or are on dialysis.
  • If you have a history of angioedema.
  • If you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • If you take any other medicines, dietary supplements or herbal preparations.
  • If you have mental or mood problems, suicidal thoughts, or are dealing with depression.

The initial dose for Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is usually 50 mg, taken orally 3 times a day. the dosage can later be increased depending on efficacy and tolerability.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.

  • Diabetic Neuropathy

    Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is used for relieving of pain caused in the arms, legs, fingers, toes etc associated with nerve damage due to diabetes.
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia

    Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is used for the relief of nerve pain caused due to herpes virus infection, known as shingles.
  • Epilepsy

    Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is used along with other medicines to treat partial-onset seizures, which is a common type of seizure, in patients suffering from epilepsy.
  • Fibromyalgia

    Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is used to relieve the symptoms of a condition where the patient experiences severe pain of muscles and joints, extreme tiredness, inability to sleep.
  • Neuropathic Pain

    Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is also used for the treatment of pain caused due to damaged nerves. The damage can be caused do to a spinal chord injury, trauma, or other degenerative diseases.
  • Anxiety

    Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is also used to relieve general episodes of anxiety in adults.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Pregabalin.
  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Chest Tightness

  • Chills

  • Severe Diarrhea

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Unusual Tiredness And Weakness

  • Blurred Or Double Vision

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Dizziness

  • Dry Mouth

  • Headache

  • Memory Problem

  • Loss Of Coordination

  • Fever

  • Loss Of Appetite

  • Anxiety And Nervousness

  • Slurred Speech

  • Trouble Sleeping

  • Loss Of Bladder Control

  • Burning, Numbness, Tingling In The Arms And Feet

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 10-12 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    This medicine has a varying onset time depending on the intended use.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. It should be used only when no other alternatives are capable of producing the desired results. Consult your doctor and discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    This medicine has a low abuse potential with limited physical and psychological dependence.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medicine by breastfeeding women is not recommended. However, if it becomes necessary to use this medicine, then breastfeeding should be discontinued. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Zenerv 75 MG Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include agitation, mental confusion, excessive drowsiness.
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Zenerv 75 MG Capsule is a GABA analog and binds to the voltage-gated calcium channels in the central nervous system. This causes a reduced release of neurotransmitters like serotonin, dopamine, substance P thus slowing down nerve signals.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease


    This medicine should be administered with caution in patients who have a history of or are at risk of developing swellings of the inner layers of the skin. These swellings can cause airway blockage and prove life-threatening.
  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Avoid or limit the use of alcohol while taking this medicine. One should refrain from operating heavy machinery or performing works that require a high level of mental alertness.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    Report the use of Lorazepam or any other medicine that you take for sleep disorders or anxiety problems. The risk of adverse effects like dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, lack of focus, etc., is very high while taking these medicines together. Special precaution is advised if these medicines are taken by an elderly person.


    Report the use of Pregabalin to the doctor before receiving Pioglitazone or any other medicine used for controlling high blood sugar levels. These medicines could increase the risk of weight gain, fluid retention, and heart failure when taken together. You may need a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.


    Report the use of Ramipril or any other medicine belonging to the class of ACE inhibitors used for lowering blood pressure. The risk of fluid retention and associated adverse effects on the heart are significantly increased when these medicines are used together.


    Report the use of any opiate pain medicines to the doctor before receiving Pregabalin. Using these medicines together can cause severe dizziness, confusion, lack of coordination especially in the elderly and people with a history of emotional disturbances, suicidal thoughts, alcohol abuse, or drug abuse. Any such effect while using them together should be reported to the doctor.
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