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Is lyrica effective an are the side effects bad?

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Karen Weiser 19 May 2015

I have been taking Lyrica for approximately 5 weeks and have gained 13 lbs. Because of the weight gain I am now pre diabetic. I had taken Lyrica before and my weight went from 140 lbs to 173 pounds. As far as its effacy, I was taking it for fibromyalgia and yes it helped my pain, however, the weight gain isn't acceptable to me. I just had a visit with my Dr today and I am being weaned off of it. Do not just stop taking it. See your Dr about weaning off Lyrica or you must weigh the side effects before you start taking it. free discount card

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