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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?

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

Posted 28 Feb 2013 by Tee6759 28 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 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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 4 Dec 2014 by Geoff Alexander 3 answers

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.

Is it possible for side effects like headaches and shakiness lessen if you continue to take Lyrica?

Posted 8 days ago by Tobitha 4 answers

Just started taking Lyrica for neurological pain and fibromyalgia. Unfortunately I am having some side affects, headaches, shakiness, bloated, aching. Just wondering if these would lessen if your body adapts to the medication. Or should I give up taking it?

Gabapentin 900mg nerve pain?

Posted 15 Mar 2015 by Hoping for an answer 5 answers

I have been suffering with a burning pain ( not migraine like , it feels like acid) in my head for about four months, as well as neck pain which had made my neck very unstable and I have to use pillows in the car to prop it up and also sciatic pain, my gp believes it is to do with a car accident I ...

I take 200mg lyrica 3 times a day for fibermyalga, also neuropathy, what mg of gabapentin do I take?

Posted 2 Jul 2016 by MelenaDrOricoli 7 answers

I have fibermyalga all over, Pinch nerves on both the inside and outside of my ankles, and neuropathy in the lower part of my legs, mostly my calves, to top it off I have plantar fasyitetis on the bottom of both feet, I take 600mg a day of lyrica only, what about the neuropathy and plantar ...

How to taper Lyrica correctly?

Posted 22 Sep 2017 by jakemje 1 answer

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 ...

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

Posted 24 Aug 2013 by MacIntosh12 8 answers

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 ...

I take 600 mg of Lyrica, 3200mg of Gabapentin, 60mg of Cymbalta, 4 capsules of Neuropathy Formula?

Posted 18 Feb 2013 by annoranna 8 answers

I take 600 mg of Lyrica, 3200mg of Gabapentin, 60mg of Cymbalta, 4 capsules of Neuropathy Formula 10 to 20mg hydrocodone as needed every 6 hours for pain daily. I have ph. neuropathy and was diagnosed around 7 years ago. I am searching for information that might help me get off the medications ...

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

Posted 22 Mar 2013 by sara12345 6 answers

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 ...

Pregabalin - Does the body build a tolerance for Lyrica?

Posted 25 Dec 2016 by pwrnapper 2 answers

I have been taking Lyrica for about 10 years now and even with increased doses over the years (currently at 150 mg 3X day) it appear that either I have built up a tolerance or it is no longer working as well. At these higher doses side effects are worse than before, i.e. weight gain, tiredness, ...

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