Who Makes This Medication?
Gralise is made by Abbott Laboratories.
How Does Gralise Work?
It is not known exactly how this medication works to treat nerve pain. Preliminary research suggests that Gralise binds to certain parts of calcium
channels in the central nervous system, which may be how the medicine works to relieve nerve pain.
When and How to Take It
Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with this medication include the following:
- Gralise comes in tablet form. It is usually taken by mouth once a day with the evening meal. It is important to take this drug with food.
- You must swallow the tablets whole; do not chew, crush, or dissolve them, as this causes the medication to be released too quickly.
- For this medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
The dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending mostly on how well your kidneys are functioning.