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Meloxicam vs Ibuprofen, what's the difference?

How long does it take for Lyrica to work?

Lyrica vs Gabapentin: What's the difference?

How to minimize Lexapro withdrawal symptoms?

It seems that most of the Q's are similar... Here's my story, I've been on Lexapro for anxiety for almost 3 years (with continually telling my Dr to get me off of it!) I've gained over 40lbs, which Dr said was not contributed to the Lex, just that I ate too much/exercised too... read more

How long does Lyrica stay in your system?

Prednisone vs Prednisolone - What's the difference?

I had to sign an pain management agreement with my PCP... is this normal?

I had to sign a pain management agreement with my PCP which says that I can't get pain meds from any other Dr, even a pain mangagment specialist. I asked them, even if I get in a car accident, and they give me IV pain meds, and I am out of it, does that count and will they put me in rehab?... read more

Gabapentin - How bad is weight gain? Can diet help? How good for sleep and pain?

I have FMS and have been suffering from severe insomnia since Jan. 2011. I have become so ill and so limited in my ability to function that I must consider starting Gabapentin in very short order. I have been avoiding it after losing 85 pounds when I got off Paxil. But this is becoming a do or die... read more

Lyrica vs. gabapentin. What are your thoughts?

I was taking Lyrica and was still in pain, my doctor switched me to Gabapentin and at first I thought it was better. But a year and a half later I feel like the side effects are worse than the cure. What are your experiences with these drugs?

Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

I would like to find out how many here on lyrica are gaining weight. I have seen multiple sites on the internet with people gaining tons of weight, some saying they were even eating less, exercising more. Although it helped the pain some could not take the weight. I am an above knee amputee and... read more

This is why I hate doctors... my horrible story?

This is why I hate doctors... in my area, they are jerks and care only about themselves and their career... here it is.. The other night, I couldn't sleep. i knew I had a UTI and felt terrible, but dealt with it because I don't trust doctors. Sometimes I can treat it myself with... read more

What can I do to stop weight gain caused by Lyrica?

Lyrica works well for me. I suffer from chronic pain due to 6 ruptured 6... 4 in my neck and 2 huge ones in my lower bato from an auto accident where I got rear ended. I believe I got fibromyalgia due to the accident. My pain is terrible to the point where I take Zofran for nausea. My pcp did blood... read more

Fibromyalgia - HELP... Im in so much pain I just can't take it anymore. I was diagnosed with Fibro.?

... about 9-10 months ago. I have been in pain for the last two years, but didnt wanna sound like a Baby to my Dr. Finally went in and this is what they said I had. I have been on Tramadol, Cymbalta, Gabapentin, Cyclobenziprein. Sorry for the spelling, but you get it. Nothing has really worked. My... read more

Hi, anyone taking Neurontin/Gabapentin have a difficult time urinating?

I'm embarassed to ask this, but I really want to know if this is being caused by the Neurontin. I must sit and wait for the urine stream to start and it's becoming a real pain. In restaurant bathrooms or bars I just sit there and wait, while other girls go in and urinate, wash hands then... read more

Those of you on gabapentin have you noticed tremors & tics in eyes, face or arms?

My doctor recently increased me from 1800mg to 2700mg due to my neuropathy getting worse from the fibromyalgia. Ive recently noticed some tremors and tics in my eyes, face and arms. I am not sure if this is from the fibro or the increase of the gabapentin. It might be that I am just having a fibro... read more

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