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Is lyrica addictive and does stopping suddenly have harmful effects or withdrawal?

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17 Feb 2013

Lyrica should be withdrawn gradually (over at least 1 week) to reduce the chance of seizures in patients with a seizure disorder.
There are cases where addiction has been reported - these are rare.

21 Feb 2013

It also has side effects of suicidual thoughts, depression, and anxiety. My dad and uncle were on it and said it's very hard to get off.

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