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Posted 27 Jan 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 5 May 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 8 Nov 2010 by • 12 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 28 Apr 2017 by • 8 answers
Posted 7 Aug 2010 by • 9 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 25 Mar 2010 by • 15 answers
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 ...
Posted 28 Oct 2017 by • 3 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 ...
Posted 13 Nov 2017 by • 3 answers
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 20 May 2017 by • 0 answers
... with Pregabalin (ineffective) and gabapentin (bad reaction) have been unhelpful. However, having been prescribed propranolol for another purpose the PHN has subsided. Is it possible that propranolol has been effective - or is it simply a coincidence?
Posted 24 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
I just started taking Lyrica but still have the burning roof of mouth. Has anyone had any success with Lyrica for pain?
Posted 25 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
Took this drug as instructed at 5pm and the next morning I noticed the nerve pain had disappeared so that was a huge relief but I can't function normally. This is just the first day and I need to know is this going to get any better?
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 15 Sep 2012 by • 11 answers
I read on another forum that anticonvulsants, such as Neurontin or Lyrica, can actually make neuralgic pain worse in some cases. I'm wondering if anyone on here has expericenced worsening of their symptoms when taking these drugs? Thank you for your replies.
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