GEROPHARM Group continues to saturate the Russian market with
good-quality, effective and safe generics. The series, which was
launched in 2013 and included such items like Levetinol® (INN: levetiracetam), Memantinol® (INN: memantine), Recognan®
(INN: citicoline), was also enhanced with the analogue drug Pregabalin
this spring. This is a modern drug produced for the treatment of severe
The mechanism of drug action is based on the ability to simulate
neuronal activity and normalize the nerve cells’ excitability.
Pregabalin is effective as adjunctive therapy in adults with partial
convulsive attacks, occurred with or without secondary generalization,
for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder in adults and also for
the treatment of fibromyalgia in adults. The effectiveness of
Pregabalin for the treatment of neuropathic pain was observed in
patients with diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia. In
addition to its unique mechanism of action that allows to use Pregabalin
for the treatment of neuropathic pain, the drug also possesses
favorable pharmacokinetic properties. With itslinear pharmacokinetics
the drug can be easily dosed. GEROPHARM produces the drug in 3 dosages:
75 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg.
Pregabalin is included in VED (Vital and essential drugs) list and it is also included in federal standards of specialized medical care.