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What medication is equal to lyrica?

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TallyWacker 18 Sep 2015

There is no direct equivalent. Neurontin (Gabapentin) is similar. Always check with your doctor before stopping or replacing any medication.

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lbrogan16 14 Feb 2013

I agree with everyone on this one. I have done extensive research on these medications especially Lyrica. I have read several blogs about Neurontin, Gabapentin,Lyrica. From what I have read and heard from different people seems as though these drugs are very similar yet.different. Lyrica may work for me but the next person may have terrible side effects from it. It depends on the person. You can get a ton of information from this exact website!!! Very knowledgeable, caring members.

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Oldriska 14 Feb 2013

Probably Neurontin (Gabapentin).
I was first put on Neurontin, but couldn't tolerate the side-effects. Then I was put on Lyrica, which I tolerated better. Some people have it the other way round.

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butterflylynn 13 Feb 2013

Totally agree with everyone else..
Name brand - Neurontin
Generic Name - Gabapentin

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mfpdfibro 13 Feb 2013

Yep or its original name Neurontic. Lyrica made my legs swell up. No prob with Neurontin

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kaismama 13 Feb 2013

I would say gabapentin is the closest to it.

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