My doctor just prescibed it to me. I have never heard of this application for this drug.
16 Oct 2009
I am taking Lyrica due to a herniated disc because it is pinching some nerves. The Lyrica has made a HUGE difference in my life, but that is because Lyrica is for nerve pain. I've had some crazy doctor tell me "all pain is nerve pain. Pain is from the nerves, therefore Lyrica will work" (which unfortunetly isn't entirely true. Nerves CARRY the pain signal, but nerve pain is very different than other pains). I have Sciatica running down both of my legs because I have a nerve root pinched on each side of the vertebrae from the herniated disc material. If you have any nerve pinching of some sort, I really believe Lyrica will help you.
- Lyrica Information for Consumers
- Lyrica Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lyrica (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
... can't. I need help in figuring out how to control my medicine better, any suggestions? I will give you more info. I have three bulging discs ...
8 answers • 22 Mar 2010
Ive had surgery in 08 for L4/L5 ruptured discs. Now have a torn disc and a bulging disc. Done gabapentin left w grogginess and memory loss. Lyrica ...
3 answers • 29 Jul 2012
Due to degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, 2 bulging discs, and anulas disc tear, and severe back pain, my doctors felt like a spinal epidural, in ...
12 answers • 20 Aug 2012
My neurologist wants to do another MRI on my back. He was surprised to learn that my pain management doctor has not ordered a more recent MRI. I have ...
1 answer • 30 Oct 2013