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Lyrica vs Gabapentin: What's the difference?

How long does Lyrica stay in your system?

How long does it take for Lyrica to work?

What is the advantage of ZTlido over Lidoderm?

What is ZTlido used to treat?

Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

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... read more

Is gabapentin 300mg capsules actually the same as Neurontin capsules?

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

I was prescribed Gabapentin after an awful outbreak of shingles last June?

My PCM ordered 300mg to be taken 3x a day. I haven't felt any significant relief from this, so I looked it up on this website. I found that I may not be taking enough, so I called my PCM, and she prescribed 400mg to be taken 3x a day. How long will it take for me to know if this is an... read more

Why have most doctors stopped prescribing carisoprodol for severe muscle spasms?

Why do they prefer Lyrica over soma for muscle spasms, and severe neurological painful conditions, because Lyrica has many terrible side effects according to my own experience between the two!

Gabapentin side effects?

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

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

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... read more

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

... 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... read more

Postherpetic Neuralgia - New Gallixa cream… useful for PHN?

Dear all My mother is a 77 years old sufferer of PHN who has been trying obediently all the range of drugs (Gabapentin-Neurontin... nerve blocking injections, antidepressant, morphine…) that the doctors prescribed to her for more than 7 years now. The pain has been reduced only slightly and... read more

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

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... read more

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

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... read more

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