Displaying 165 questions associated with Lyrica.
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?
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
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
My 18 year old daughter has been on 150mg of Lyrica 3x a day for 2 months for nerve pain in her foot after a stingray injury and 2 surgeries. Her nerve pain is gone and the side effects of Lyrica are really effecting her. How important is it to wean off the Lyrica very slowly? Are there withdrawal... read more
I do not like the way Lyrica makes me feel in the morning! My feet look a bit puffy as well. (I was in 5 inch heels yesterday for about 8 hours, so maybe that is why?) This is the fifth day on Lyrica, and I just feel like I'm stoned!!! Will this side effect wear off eventually?? Thank you in... read more
I was taking 200 mg of Lyrica twice a day for upper back pain that goes up my neck. I turned a 4 wheeler over and hit my head and back real hard on the ground. My cobra insurance ran out and I couldn't afford it so I am now taking gabapentin 300 mg. twice a day and I hurt like I did before I... read more
I read on another forum that anticonvulsants, such as Neurontin or Lyrica, can actually make neuralgic pain worse in some cases. I'm wondering if anyone on here has expericenced worsening of their symptoms when taking these drugs? Thank you for your replies.
I have been repeating stories about my day to my family, having trouble remembering when we did things (was it this morning or yesterday when we went to the store?) and having trouble concentrating since I started taking Lyrica for chronic pain (broken shoulder that is very slow to heal) I am on 50... read more
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