Drug Interactions

Lyrica can potentially interact with a few other medicines (see Lyrica Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Lyrica?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug if you have:
  • A history of drug or alcohol abuse
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Heart disease, especially congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • A bleeding disorder
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Lyrica Precautions and Warnings to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not known what to expect from an overdose. In previous studies, very high doses of Lyrica (up to 8000 mg) did not cause any problems, other than the usual side effects.
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Lyrica Overdose for more information.)
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