ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help

|
|
|
|

Trending News

List of diseases spread by deer tick grows, including malaria-like problems and potentially fatal en...

Fatigue & Fibro Fog: Could You Have a B-12 Deficiency?

Cell-Charging Compound Gives Steady Energy to Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Patients

Lyme disease confirmed in humans from southern states

Anticancer Properties Of Saffron

Teenager with stroke symptoms actually had Lyme disease

World Famous Joint Relief Formula Enhanced by Modern Science

The Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi induces inflammation and apoptosis in cells from do...

Autistic and non-autistic brain differences isolated for first time

In a warmer world, ticks that spread disease are arriving earlier, expanding their ranges

 
Print Page
Email Article

Generic Lyrica (Pregabalin Capsules) OK’d by FDA

  [ 120 votes ]   [ 2 Comments ]
www.ProHealth.com • July 6, 2012


According to a press release issued July 5, Lupin Pharmaceuticals has received FDA approval to market a generic form of the prescription drug Lyrica® (Pregabalin Capsules). Lupin Pharmaceuticals, based in Baltimore, is the 5th largest generic drug marketer in the US, and is a subsidiary of Mumbai-based Lupin Ltd.

The capsules, available in 25, 50, 75, 100, 150, 200, 225 and 300mg, “are the AB-rated* generic equivalent of Lyrica® capsules, indicated for neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, post herpetic neuralgia, adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures and fibromyalgia.”

Stay tuned for information on when where and how (and at what price, of course) this pharmaceutical product will be made available in the US and elsewhere. (Lyrica® sales reached $1.8 billion in the US alone for the 12 months ending March 2012. and $3.4 billion worldwide in 2011.)

___
* According to the FDA, “AB-rated drugs are drugs that meet the necessary bioequivalence standards established by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A generic drug is considered bioequivalent to a brand-name drug if it contains the same active pharmaceutical ingredient as the branded drug, and if there is no significant difference in the formulation, quality, and effectiveness of the two drugs.”



Please Discuss This Article:   Post a Comment 

Generic Lyrica
Posted by: CarolBuck
Jul 26, 2012
I teach a class (non-medical) in fatigue disorders once a month. I teach people about nutrition, exercise, massage therapy, working with their physicians, research, etc. Eight of my nine students who used Lyrica upon the advice of their physicians eventually had severe problems with the Lyrica, all saying it was the "drug from Hell". They had some relief for a few weeks or months, but it was downhill from there. I always pass on information about personal experiences from the perhaps 200 students I have had over the years, and I pass this information that is "right from the horse's mouth" to all of my students who ask about it. The one student who was still taking it was also beginning to have problems, but just little ones at that time. That amounts to 100% of those taking the drug who have spoken with or emailed me about their problems with the drug. I never recommend it, not unless they take it for no more than 1 or 2 weeks at a time. And even that small amount can cause problems. I do, however, recommend massage therapy whenever it is financially feasible. Locally, my students and I have available to us a Chinese medical college clinic and a massage therapy school clinic, both with excellent massage therapy available for only $35.00 for 1 1/2-hour treatments or even longer. I also recommend deep-water aerobics, again when available and only if the water is between 83 and 87 degrees F. Cooler is painful, and hotter weakens the muscles, although the hotter water can be quite pleasant in a spa with properly placed back and neck jets.
Reply Reply

lyrics vs Massage
Posted by: DAMNYANK
Dec 1, 2014
Massage and dietary measures and excercise are no way any help for Fibromyalgia and Neuropathy. So don't waste your time. Lyrica was the only thing I tried that relieves my issues.
Reply Reply
 
Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
Subscribe to
Our FREE
Newsletter
Subscribe Now!
Receive up-to-date ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia treatment and research news
 Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

Save on Vitamins and Supplements

Featured Products

FibroSleep™ by ProHealth FibroSleep™ by ProHealth
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%

Natural Remedies

Fighting Fatigue with Ground-breaking French Oak Wood Extract Fighting Fatigue with Ground-breaking French Oak Wood Extract
The Guaifenesin Story: A centuries-old bark extract used for clearing the airways – now key to a popular FM symptom-reversal protocol The Guaifenesin Story: A centuries-old bark extract used for clearing the airways – now key to a popular FM symptom-reversal protocol
Guarding Against the Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency Guarding Against the Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency
Cell-Charging Compound Gives Steady Energy to Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Patients Cell-Charging Compound Gives Steady Energy to Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Patients
Research treats the fungus among us with nontoxic medicinal compound

FIBROMYALGIA RESOURCES
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Fibromyalgia Treatments
| CFS RESOURCES
What is CFS?
ME/CFS Diagnosis
ME/CFS Symptoms
ME/CFS Treatments
| FORUMS
Fibromyalgia
ME/CFS
ADVANCED MEDICAL LABS
WHOLESALE  |  AFFILIATES
GUARANTEE  |  PRIVACY
CONTACT US
LIBRARY
RSS
SITE MAP
ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
Credit Card Processing