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Lyrica vs. gabapentin. What are your thoughts?

Posted 16 May 2014 by Savannity cats 29 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 5 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 23 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. Im not sure if this is from the fibro or the increase of the gabapentin. It might be Im just having a fibro flare, Im ...

Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? Or would another be better?

Posted 19 days ago by Luna moth 2 answers

Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? I take 1,000mg 3 times a day for occipital neuralgia, migraines, and cervical dystonia; as prescribed by my Neurologist. It helps to a degree but it's not miraculous at alleviating the pain. I also take a cocktail of other medications for other ...

Does anyone have experience in being prescribed both gabapentin and Lyrica simultaneously? Max dose?

Posted 20 days ago by Bgettys 0 answers

I was curious as to whether anyone else had been prescribed both gabapentin and Lyrica simultaneously and if so what was the max prescribed dose. How effective were these in conjunction versus independently?

Will pregabalin help with a toothache?

Posted 29 Dec 2016 by billyduce 1 answer

Pregabalin - Does the body build a tolerance for Lyrica?

Posted 25 Dec 2016 by pwrnapper 0 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, ...

Fibromyalgia, CFS, Peripheral Neuropathy, Severe Neck and Shoulder Pain AND Asthma?

Posted 11 Nov 2016 by yoginistephanie 3 answers

Can I really have so many different diagnoses and it be correct? I keep thinking it must be symptom s of something else and do tests, but when do I stop?!

Will a TENS machine help with numbness and tingling of peripheral neuropathy?

Posted 10 Nov 2016 by LindaGav 1 answer

I have chemo induced neuropathy. Use essential oils as topical treatment, take B Vitamins and prescription Gabapentin. Any suggestions or recommendations on the TENS?

I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 3 years ago, but now I feel very different symptoms -?

Posted 21 Oct 2016 by chuckms1960 1 answer

like stiffness in hands, shooting nerve pain in extremities, return of RLS (used to be Gabapentin helped this). I can't write with pen/pencil because I'm unable to keep ahold due to stiffness and pain. What could this be?

Does anyone have experience regarding the efficacy of gabapentin versus pregabalin for SCI?

Posted 27 Oct 2016 by Donmcybertect 1 answer

I'm a 68-year-old tetraplegic; the result of an accident three years ago (C2-C6, incomplete). Recently my neurologist has switched me from Lyrica (pregabalin) to Neurontin (gabapentin) for pain and so far (three weeks) the pain just keeps getting worse. I was taking 150 mg per day of the ...

2700mg gabapentin to 1800 daily without warning from new pcp will I be okay?

Posted 28 Oct 2016 by new nana 1 answer

I have been taking 2700mg daily of neurontin for 6-7 years for neuropathy in feet and legs. Four back surgeries ending with spinal fusion L3-S1. Still have sciatica. New pcp cut my muscle relaxers down and now my gabapentin to 1800mg. I find out when I get to pharmacy. Never even a discussion. What ...

I have celiac disease and started gabapentin 100mg capsules mfg'd in India; I have severe bloating?

Posted 25 Oct 2016 by Nancy Lord 0 answers

I started on gabapentin for pain relief from Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. I tried to contact Alkem Laboratories through their website, however the website would not forward my inquiry because I did not have a telephone number in India. Is there any other way to find out? I have been severely bloated ...

Is there an antidote for stopping the side effects of gabapentin?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 by chuck1941 3 answers

patient is having lack of coordination and tremors

Does anyone take more than 1800mg of Lyrica?

Posted 26 Sep 2016 by Richard6533 1 answer

Everywhere I've read, the maximum recommended dosage for Lyrica is 600mg but I take 3 times that/day. Is anyone else up there with me in dosage and if so, are you having side effects from it?

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