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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Lyrica should be withdrawn gradually (over at least 1 week) to reduce the chance of seizures in patients with a seizure disorder.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.
http://www.drugs.com/pro/lyrica.html

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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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