Neuropathic Pain Questions
Displaying 65 questions associated with Neuropathic Pain.
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?
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
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
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.
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
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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
I have severe burning in my bones and my doctor has added in amitriptyline will this help and what does should I take
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
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
Neurontin - I have been taking generic Gabapentin 4x300mg per day for the last two years. The effect
... on my quite severe neuropathy (burning foot soles, stabbing pains, RLS) has been good. Instead of driving me crazy around midnight, it has become bearable. During the 2 years, I have had different versions of capsules made by three different manufacturers or different batches, as can be told... read more