I was told that Lyrica is only the generic form of the medication, Neurontin. Is this true?
Boo Boo is correct.
They are both in the same classification but not the same drug.
Gabapentin is very cheap compared to Lyrica.
It's usually tried first for that reason.
Lyrica is expensive and needs re-authorization. More importantly, it's getting mixed reviews which doesn't make it any better than Gabapentin.
I was terribly disillusioned by the commercials of happy women playing with butterflies with a smile on their face!
I got fat fast so I also had arthritis knee pain beside my regular pain!
There are people that do well on it .
Everybody is different!
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