Ive just started these tablets last night. I am still taking xanex for the first few days until the Lyrica starts working (Please God it will). Ive been put on an awful lot of bad medication over the last 6 months so I am nervous about this but I have to try as it has taken over my life. I would greatly appreciate any POSITIVE comments or feedback anyone may have on this medication in relation to anxiety alone? Thanks
Anxietyhell; Here is the normal use for Lyrica I have to be honest I have seen it used for many things but Anxiety is not one of them here is a copy and paste of Lyrica and myself having the same problem I think you should check back with the doctor about using this for anxiety.I will say that this medication is very similar to medications they have used for anxiety but this is what it is most effective. ((( Lyrica: It's Not Just for Seizures Anymore
Lyrica (pregabalin) was originally approved in 2004 as an anticonvulsant. Today it's probably more widely used to treat fibromyalgia, and nerve pain associated with diabetic neuropathy, shingles (herpes zoster), or spinal cord injury.
Lyrica works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. It also affects neurotransmitters (chemicals) in the brain that send pain signals across the nervous system. Lyrica comes as a capsule in many strengths, and for those that prefer, it also comes as an oral solution.))) okay that is the copy and paste. of normal use. if I were you I would double check with the doctor and see if he or she has had luck with people on this for anxiety. Or should we try something else for it. lucky you have the Xanax to use in the meantime but I feel there are much better medications for this. You say you have been on lots of them if you meant for anxiety. Please don't give up hope there are so many different ones or like in my case I have to take 2 different ones like a lot of people. If this is your family doctor or something you may try and start to see a psychiatrist that knows more about what works for different people now don't get me wrong I just know that there are better ones for this condition and don't give up hope. have a good day and please feel free to write back anytime you could use some support. Chuck1957
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