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Is Gabapentin 300mg capsules actually Neurontin?

Posted 15 Aug 2009 by kristianali 28 answers

My doctor gave me this for the pain in my back.

Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

Posted 27 Jan 2010 by snowgoer68 36 answers

I would like to find out how many here on lyrica are gaining weight. I have seen multiple sites on the internet with people gaining tons of weight, some saying they were even eating less, exercising more. Although it helped the pain some could not take the weight. I am an above knee amputee and ...

Persisting Pain, Shingles - I have neuropathy all through out my body and I do mean all through out?

Posted 7 Apr 2013 by so confused 9 answers

... I have it in my vaginal area, in the back of my legs, major burning and stinging sensations, down into my legs and feet, I have it in my arms and in my hands and even up into my face and ears. I itch all over, and I have had a few breakouts which always vary. I had a few in my vaginal area and ...

How long does lyrica take to work. I am on 75mg?

Posted 31 Dec 2011 by berry22 3 answers

I've just started taking it this week.

Gabapentin side effects?

Posted 15 Apr 2012 by gram gram 15 answers

my mom takes gabapentin twice a day for pain due to shingles. i have notice scince the past 6 months or so that her short term memory is consistantly getting worse. could this be due to gabapentin ? i think she has been taking it for about 12 months

Shingles pain?? I have had constant burning gnawing intense left sided chest pain?

Posted 5 May 2012 by sunshine1109 9 answers

its not getting better its getting worse and the pain now is unbearable.. it is on my left front chest I have been on several different meds including, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella Neurontin, Nortriptyline etc... and 7.5 mg of hydrocodone and none of this has helped my pain... they are guessing this ...

Constant Chronic Burning Pain in Left Side of Chest?

Posted 28 Apr 2012 by sunshine1109 1 answer

For the past 2 yrs I have suffered with unbearable left sided chest pain, its not on my skin it feels like its in and around my left breast. I have had every test imaginable, ct scans, bone scan, mammogram, breast ultrasound, heart tests, nothing has come back abnormal, all my blood work is fine I ...

Postherpetic Neuralgia - Has anyone had success with curing their PHN?

Posted 8 Nov 2010 by AKParham 11 answers

I have tried many medications/treatments... Topamax, Lyrica, Famvir, Carbatrol, Carbatrol + Baclofen, and acupuncture. None have worked. I have had PHN in my face for about a year now, and the only thing that sometimes helps is Percocet (makes me very, very ill). Any suggestions? I know I ...

Is it appropriate to ask for higher dose of pain meds?

Posted 7 Aug 2010 by earth 8 answers

Re;pain tolerance; Neurontin 2400ml.bid since2007... with 5mg.bid of oxycodoneHCL since nov.2008 w? with 200 mil.ultram once a day... no extra med for breakthru pain... my pain is getting worse..is it appropriate to ask my dr. for more/or higher dose at this time? Is my tolerance within normal time ...

Is there any help for phnp?

Posted 28 Oct 2017 by Helpless in colorado 0 answers

My 87 year old mom contracted shingles approximately 5 years ago and now suffers with extreme phnp in her forehead right above her eye on the left side. We have tried everything (i.e. lyrica, lidocaine patches, tea tree oil, etc etc). Nothing has worked for very long. My usually stoic mom is ...

Re: Reducing dosage of Gabapentin: What is the best way to do this?

Posted 6 Mar 2011 by GeoMom 3 answers

Should one reduce by 100 mg at a time for how long before reducing another 100 mg? I'd like to try to eliminate this drug if possible. I have been taking it for sciatic for approximately 8 years when I started with 100 mg t.i.d. Allergies and Asthma with shortness of breath and constant ...

Persisting Pain, Shingles - I am in week 6 of shingles pain and I am feeling some depression?

Posted 14 Aug 2017 by cboyde 0 answers

... building up from it. I am exhausted and tired of being in pain all the time. I am now finally sleeping, which is great; however, they did switch me to Lyrcia from Gabapanten and although it is working actually quite well (pain level is about a 6 coming down from a 15!!); however, it is making ...

My PCP gave me 50 mg of Lyrica for burning roof of mouth due to neuralgia after having shingles?

Posted 24 Feb 2017 by Misha6 2 answers

I just started taking Lyrica but still have the burning roof of mouth. Has anyone had any success with Lyrica for pain?

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