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Pregabalin aka

Lyrica

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Lyrica classification

Anticonvulsant
anti-neuralgic
analgesic

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Action of Lyrica

Calcium channel blocker in CNS inhibits excitatory neurotransmitter or release➡️⬇️painful peripheral neuropathic and frequency of partial seizures

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Lyrica side effects

Dizziness, drowsiness, ataxia, peripheral edema

*Abrupt withdrawal increases risk and frequency of seizures

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Fenofibrate

Antihyperlipidemic
(⬆️synthesis of lipoprotein lipase)

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Side effects of fenofibrate

Pain, rash, headache, asthenia,but seeing, flulike S/S, dyspepsia, N/V, rhinitis

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Fenofibrate
adverse affects

⬆️cholesterol secretions into bile, may ➡️cholelithiasis

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Contraindications of fenofibrate

Gallbladder disease, severe renal/hepatic dysfunction

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d/c Fenofibrate

hepatic enzymes> 3x normal limit

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Paroxetine aka

Paxil

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Paxil classification

SSRI
antidepressant, anti-OCD, anti-anxiety

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Paxil SE

N/D, HA, drowsiness, dry mouth, tremors

NO alcohol/St. John's wort