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Lyrica vs Gabapentin: What's the difference?

How long does it take for Lyrica to work?

How long does Lyrica stay in your system?

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?

What are the side effects of marijuana?

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

What time at night should I take Lyrica?

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... read more

Looking for an alternative to Lyrica for neuropathic pain control. Too expensive in Canada. Ideas?

Nerve damage, extensive, due to Muscular Dystrophy, causes extreme pain in lower legs and hands. Gabapenten caused seizures and I now take oxazepam. By itself, not enough, Dr suggested lyrica.

Do many people experience Lyrica side effects such as lack of concentration, short-term memory...

... loss forgetfulness or other cognitive changes?

Hi Gang, Anyone had success with Tegretol for neuropathic pain? Neurologist prescribed this for me?

and I feel a bit leery about it, there are just SO many side effects! And some really scary ones at that. I've been feeling exhausted lately, will Tegretol just exacerbate my exhaustion? I used to be a very high energy person, but no longer, much to my chagrin! My energy has taken off with my... read more

I've got a new problem with neuropathic pain in my teeth?

Anyone have any other ideas of what to take? I'm currently taking opiate patches which aren't helping at all, and any other pain meds will cause me to have rebound migraines. A muscle relaxant of some kind? I can't believe that this new almost intolerable pain has found me. It is as... read more

Is amitriptyline used for neuropathic pain?

I have severe burning in my bones and my doctor has added in amitriptyline will this help and what does should I take

Is there anything that can help the blurry vision from Lyrica?

I have been a diabetic for 23 years, I was diagnosed with diabetic neuropathy 2 years ago and the only thing that I have concerns about is how blurry my vision gets I feel like they are dry all the time and I have been noticing myself using visine way more. I thank you for taking time to read and... read more

How to taper Lyrica correctly?

I'm on Lyrica, 75mg 3x a day. I'm tapering off 25mg at a time. Right now, I'm taking 75mg in the morning, 50mg early afternoon, and 75mg at night. How should I progress? Take one of the 75mg doses down to 50mg also.. Or take the 50mg down to 25mg? The doctor spreader the doses out... read more

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