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August 2012: New Article: Pregabalin for Effectual, Quick and Tolerable Pain Relief

Main Bullet Points:

* Pregabalin is effective for treating patients with fibromyalgia, diabetic nerve pain, and pain caused shingles. 

* Pregabalin is equally as effectual for pain relief as compared to Gabapentin, but at considerably lower doses.

* Pregabalin is rapidly absorbed with a peak at 1 hour, and plasma concentrations increase linearly with higher doses.

* On June 212, 2012 Pfizer, the makers of Lyrica received an added approval for the use of Pregabalin, specifically as a treatment for nerve pain   associated with spinal cord injuries.

* In the first quarter of 2012 sales of Lyrica (Pregabalin) reached an astounding 395 million dollars.



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