About Pregabalin Pregabalin is to treat long lasting pain caused by damage to the nerves. It can be caused by many reasons one of those could be due to the variety of diseases can cause peripheral neuropathic pain, such as diabetes or shingles. sensations may be described as hot, burning, throbbing, shooting, stabbing, sharp, cramping, aching, tingling, numbness, pins and needles. Peripheral and central neuropathic pain. It may also be associated with mood changes, sleep disturbance, tiredness , and can have a huge impact on both physical and social life.