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Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

Posted 27 Jan 2010 by snowgoer68 35 answers

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 ...

Is Aleve and Tylenol safe to take together ? I found relief with this combo?

Posted 25 Aug 2014 by coffeecup 3 answers

I have post herpetic nerve pain and am also on warfarin for atrial fib. I am not sure about the effects this will have on my INR either but it is the only affordable answer to the pain that I have found.

Nerve damage causing muscle to spasm and cramp. the pain is unbearable!

Posted 16 Apr 2012 by mr.ie 16 answers

What does anyone reccomend for muscle pains in my legs, back, pretty much all over the body. Muscle spasms are the best I can to describe the problem. Nerve damage is causing the muscles to cramp. Besides muscle therapy I need something else to decrease my pain. I've got heated padding, ...

If anyone else is taking neurontin for nerve pain, can you tell me what your experience has been?

Posted 10 Nov 2012 by Zombievickers 24 answers

... like? Beside the effects on your nerves, what are the effects on your body and mind? My physician prescribed it to me yesterday for nerve pain from an injury. I took it last night and I was high as a kite. I had a hard time with my balance and vision. This morning I almost felt as though I ...

How long does it take for Lyrica to take effect for nerve pain?

Posted 5 May 2010 by sharonleipfert 6 answers

I have nerve pain and my Dr. just prescribed Lyrica. I was wondering how long is it before I will notice any relief from the pain?

How important is it to wean off lyrica slowly?

Posted 16 Sep 2012 by mom2jjc 4 answers

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 ...

Gabapentin 100 mg for shingles pain?

Posted 31 May 2011 by Red in Denver 9 answers

My doctor prescribed this for the nerve pain of shingles. I took one at bedtime, as prescribed, and waited almost 2 hours. It didn't seem to affect the pain at all and I could not sleep! I got up around 1:00 AM and took a Tylenol #4. I'm wondering why this drug didn't work for me? ...

Does Lyrica work well for nerve pain?

Posted 2 Jul 2006 by morticia 3 answers

my doc put me on lyrica its supposed to be for nerve pain i did have my doubts but it works great! and its non narcotic but still a controlled substance it helps with my sciatica nerve and leg pain its only been on the market for about 5 months according to what my doc said. so here is my advice ...

How much naproxen should I take for sciatica nerve damage?

Posted 28 Sep 2013 by Samson2013 3 answers

I went to the emergency department about 5 days ago because of an intense pain on my right side from the lower vertebrae with a shooting pain down the leg now although the shooting pain is gone I stilll have problems with pain in the lower back buttock area and i've taken all the valium, ...

Prescription - Afraid to tell my doctor I am addicted to pain meds, but I am being forced to before?

Posted 10 Apr 2012 by sl0vak88 9 answers

I have suffered from chronic pain in my neck and shoulder after four nerves in my neck and shoulder area were permanently damaged. Immediately after I was diagnosed with nerve damage I was put on narcotic pain killers to dull my pain and I have become addicted to percocet. I have decided to check ...

How does amitriptyline work for nerve pain? Does it ALWAYS cause weight gain?

Posted 21 May 2013 by PattyP11 3 answers

My dr. suggested it for some mild nerve pain after a surgery but I understand that weight gain is one of the most frequent side effects. I'm over 55 years old & I'm about 15 lbs. overweight so I really can't afford to gain weight. I'd love to hear about your experience with ...

What is a frequently prescribed muscle relaxant and can it be used for sciatica ?

Posted 17 Mar 2012 by knitter2b2003 6 answers

Having a flare-up of sciatic nerve pain in hip. What should I take to relieve pain ?

Back Pain - I have sciatic nerve pain in buttocks . doctor prescribed meloxicam gabapentin it has?

Posted 29 Nov 2012 by fred joe 4 answers

... been 3 weeks and im still in pain.I have appt for x ray .what can i ask for to relieve this pain . IT is making me miss work .I am a carpenter

Has anyone used Topamax for nerve pain? If so, what was your dosage?

Posted 24 May 2013 by PattyP11 1 answer

My neurologist prescribed 50 mg per day for some mild nerve pain. It seems like a pretty heavy duty drug with a ton of bad side effects so I'm not sure the cure wouldn't be worse than the disease, so to speak. I sure wouldn't mind the weight loss side effect, though!

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