Lyrica Drug Interactions

Lyrica Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Lyrica is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Generally, you should not drink alcohol if you are taking Lyrica. Doing so may increase your risk of Lyrica side effects.
 
Anesthetics
Combining anesthetics with Lyrica can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure your healthcare providers know you are taking Lyrica before you undergo any surgical procedure.
 
Barbiturates
Taking Lyrica with a barbiturate can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining Lyrica with a barbiturate.
 
Benzodiazepine
Taking Lyrica with a benzodiazepine can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining Lyrica with a benzodiazepine.
 
Narcotics or Opiates
Combining a narcotic or opiate with Lyrica can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking Lyrica with an opiate or narcotic.
 
Sleep Medications
Taking Lyrica with a sleep medication can increase your risk of drowsiness, dizziness, or other side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before combination Lyrica with a sleep medication.
 

Final Thoughts on Lyrica Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all Lyrica drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions with Lyrica that may apply to you.
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