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Posted 27 Jan 2010 by • 35 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 ...
Posted 5 May 2012 by • 8 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 ...
Posted 8 Nov 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 7 Aug 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 28 Jul 2016 by • 2 answers
... with anxiety and agitation, short tempered? A 100 mg per day increase does not make me tired, it makes me irritable and anxious
Posted 31 May 2016 by • 4 answers
I have post herpetic neuralgia. I went from taking Lyrica 150MG 2x/day to taking Gabapentin 600MG 3x/day. This is the end of Day 4 and I am still getting shocks in my upper right teeth but have not had to take any Tramadol for 2 days. When taking the Lyrica as mentioned above, I was pain free for ...
Posted 2 Apr 2013 by • 5 answers
I am a 53 year old white female. I was diagnosed with shingles Oct 5, 2012 on forehead and scalp; left eye swollen hideously. I was put on acyclovir and a round of steroids prescribed by ER physician. The actual crusting and healing of those lesions occurred within 3-4 weeks. After that I itched so ...
Posted 19 Apr 2016 by • 2 answers
... .I have?
Posted 20 Apr 2016 by • 0 answers
Has anyone been prescribed Palexia (Tapentadol) for PHN and has it relieved the pain at all?
Posted 2 Mar 2016 by • 1 answer
Posted 7 Oct 2015 by • 3 answers
I am a 79 years old male. In Sept. 2011 I had a severe shingles attack. It was a 4 to 6 inch band that extended from the center of my chest, under my right arm to the center of my back. My primary care physician said it was the worst case of shingles he has ever seen. Since then I have been ...
Postherpetic Neuralgia - I had shingles vaccination in 2010 with blisters on sides of my tongue, and
Posted 12 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
... since 2013 I have had phn. Anyone have similar experience?
Postherpetic Neuralgia - Are there any local support groups for PHN? I know it depends on where you?
Posted 9 Oct 2015 by • 2 answers
... live, just curious as to how to find one? Thanks for all of you! I appreciate having access to others with this condition. My other question... How many of you (us) still work and how many have had to file for disability? I still work. It's a challenge daily though
Posted 8 Oct 2015 by • 2 answers
Has anyone other than me seen the study done in Austriala by Allergan for PHN?It worked on 10 out of 10 patients, that it was tested on the torso and below the shoulders using Allergan's Botox and it help every patient. I have had PHN for two and half years on the right top side of my head, ...
Posted 17 Mar 2015 by • 2 answers
... so had 2 treatments that didnt work so I went bk too doctor who tried steroid in creams that didnt work for another 2 or 3 months then late december I went back doctor he said that looks like shingles so gave me treatment anti viral but 2 months later he told me shingles neuralgia ive nerver ...
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