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Lyrica vs. gabapentin. What are your thoughts?

Posted 16 May 2014 by Savannity cats 36 answers

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?

What time at night should I take Lyrica?

Posted 4 Mar 2013 by maboop 6 answers

My doctor wants me to try it again at the low 50mg at night,but not sure how fast it will work. I have sleep disorder an cant go to sleep on my own since auto accident,plus I have fibromyalgia,arthritis,CFS,nerve pain,severe back/neck pain,just to name a few. So I need help to sleep so body can get ...

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

Posted 28 Feb 2013 by Tee6759 27 answers

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 ...

What are other options instead of Lyrica? Does Lyrica really cause weight gain?

Posted 14 days ago by Roni78 0 answers

I had 3 back surgeries in 1 month due to disc herniation L4 L5 and narrowing of spinal canal where nerves travel. The first surgery wasn't successful they went back second time but during the surgery I got infected and was on antibiotics orally and also through pic line for 12 weeks. I've ...

Can gabapentin reduce regeneration of nerve chemicals in the synapses? What dose would be harmful?

Posted 17 days ago by Mommysan 0 answers

I have just read some science based information that suggests gabapentin can inhibit the regeneration of chemicals needed in the regeneration of nerve cells in the synapses between the neurons in the brain. I am post stroke, after an operation 2 years ago affected my right side. I have slowly ...

New to Lyrica and I'm wondering what side effects usually occur most ?

Posted 24 Aug 2017 by Ga2017 1 answer

I'm very sensitive to medications and couldn't take Neurotin so I'm waiting for approval for Lyrica that was prescribed today at 50mg to start. I was wondering if it made you feel sleepy or simply just stopped pain without any major side effects? I'm scared of all medicines new ...

Dr. Has put me on Lyrica 200 three times a day does this sound right? I am having swelling of legs?

Posted 19 Aug 2017 by Vandersnick 2 answers

... ankles and feet could this maybe be side effect

Gabapentin and aching joints?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 1 answer

Iv been on gabapentin now for about 8 weeks and this past 2 weeks my joints are really painful. Has anyone else had this. My GP said reduce them but my back pain is too bad.

Has formula for gabapentin been changed?

Posted 24 Jul 2017 by Elinor Popinjay 2 answers

Six yrs ago I took gabapentin (300 mg at night) for sciatica; worked so well! Now have sciatica again, My doctor said double up to 600 mg of gabapentin before bed, but it does absolutely nothing to relieve pain or even make me sleepy. What's up with gabapentin?

What are the ingredients of Lyrica?

Posted 8 Jul 2017 by uanimal 3 answers

What should I expect the first time I take oxcarbazepine for my anxiety and mood disorder?

Posted 23 Jul 2017 by Lucky 007 0 answers

Would like to have as much detail as possible when this medication oxcarbazepine and what side effects I should expect.

Is there anything other than Lyrica, Neurontin, or doxycycline that will help itch?

Posted 24 Jun 2017 by JoleneJolene 3 answers

Have seen doctor, dermatologist several times for itch,only thing that helped was Lyrica. But it is putting much unwanted weight on me.was told I had stage3 kidney disease, take anti- depressant, & anxiety med. Any suggestion or thoughts. Please! Itch so bad, without Lyrica. I am in misery.

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