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Lyrica vs. gabapentin. What are your thoughts?

Posted 16 May 2014 by Savannity cats 37 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 ...

Change out gabapentin for what?

Posted 14 days ago by Tee6759 2 answers

It's been many a month since I wrote on here, but I really need some ideas, my friends. Please, can you help me? My insurance is taking my gabapentin from 5.00 a month, to 50.00/month starting January 2018. This gives me less than 2 months to wean off a drug I've been taking for 8 years ...

Would combination of gabapentin and Flomax cause you to not be able to wake up?

Posted 5 days ago by jd1104 0 answers

I cannot sleep at night and take gabapentin to help. I took 300 mg, Gab, and 1 Flomax before bed, 2 hours later another 300 mg gabapentin. 2 hours after that I got out of bed and fell, briefly lost consciousness 2 more times and fell both times. Would that mix of drugs cause this?

What to take until my Lyrica comes in?

Posted 9 days ago by megcree11 0 answers

HELP PLEASE!!! I have lost the remainder of my lyrica prescription and wont get my refill until the 22nd. I am freaking out about what to do because I am in a ton of pain with out medications.

I just started taking Cymbalta for diabetic neuropathy. I am now constipated.

Posted 25 Oct 2017 by BillHeys 2 answers

I just started taking Cymbalta for diabetic neuropathy. I am now constipated, and have not had a movement in over two days. What should I do? I have been taking Gabapentin and Celexa. My doctor wants to wean me off these two drugs and taper up the Cymbalta.

Is anyone on Cymbalta, Abilify, and Wellbutrin?

Posted 25 Sep 2017 by sea_biscuit75 4 answers

I'm on Cymbalta for severe Fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain. Abilify for depression and anxiety. Recently, my doctor put me on Wellbutrin for treatment resistant depression. It seems to be working really well, but it also seems like a lot of meds. Just curious if anyone else is on this ...

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

Posted 11 Sep 2017 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 ...

Where can I get Lyrica at a cheaper price?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by Carole rasmusson 1 answer

I want to give it a try. I am 72 years old and just have the cheapest drug supplement plan. When I went to wal mart they said it would be over $500.00 for 90 days Help! Where can I buy it cheaper?

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

Posted 24 Aug 2017 by Ga2017 4 answers

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 ...

My question was does gabapentin cause constipation?

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by Peaches1944 1 answer

After asking the question does gabapentin cause constipation I saw that I was not the only one with that question and I saw that it was causing constipation with other people as well I've never had an issue with going to the bathroom after discussing it with my doctor he put me on Linzess and ...

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

Posted 8 Sep 2017 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 ...

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