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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 ...

What medications will cause heart flutters and irregular heart beat?

Posted 19 Apr 2014 by Slow train 5 answers

Have CRPS and have taken many meds over eth years - since on tramadol I ahve had heart flutters that now lead to racing heart, missing beats and it goes on for hours. I have no energy, feel faint and am totally exhausted doing nothing. Dr's say its a benign PVC - I did NOT have this before the ...

Do trazodone side effects wear off with time?

Posted 21 Jun 2017 by MAT54 5 answers

Taking very low dose less than 25 mg. Initially too groggy next day so stopped. Decided to give another try due to insomnia. Also depression. Started with even lower dose, titrating up slowly. Less grogginess but after a few days less effective for sleep so kept increasing very gradually. After 10 ...

Does Lyrica work better than gabapentin?

Posted 22 Jan 2018 by coffeejams53 3 answers

I have CRPS bilateral knees after having implant in the 2nd knee. I take Tramadol ER 300 mg tabs 1x/day and Gabapentin capsules 300 mg 3x/day for pain. Gabaoentin side effects for me - I get really agitated & gained 30 lbs. Wondering about Lyrica's effect on pain compared to Gabapentin, ...

Mepivacaine - Carbocaine Dosage For Dental Procedure?

Posted 18 Jan 2018 by pocono 0 answers

Hi. I was diagnosed with CRPS several years ago. I am having some dental work done. I've read where people with CRPS should not be numbed with ephedrine (spelling off). It is recommended to use Carbocaine. Also, do you know if people with CRPS will require more numbing than other patients? Do ...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - Does anyone have a spinal cord stimulation implant? Dr.?

Posted 13 Aug 2017 by Jtoniglia 4 answers

... Recommended one but I'm terrified of this device

Can you get 5% lidocaine patches over the counter in Amsterdam?

Posted 17 Aug 2017 by crazyjane125 0 answers

Hi, I have complex regional pain syndrome in my knee my gp can't prescribe them because of the cost and I'm waiting for a special request from my consultant, but I'm going to Amsterdam and just wondering if anyone knows if you can get them over the counter there to save me paying for ...

Ropinirole - how do you lose the weight requip made you gain?

Posted 4 Feb 2017 by norajoans 2 answers

I have been on 3MG requip at hs for about 3 YRS for RLS. I also have severe CRPS (diagnosed 2010) of both my legs had a MEDTRONICS UNIT put in (2013) and then taken out. It never worked and had to use meds also. I got very ill from a new pain medication and lost so much weight my MEDTRONICS UNIT ...

Has anyone, after 2 years of taking Nucynta, started to experience severe headaches?

Posted 15 Jul 2017 by Nnejnnej 0 answers

I take 100 mg of Nucynta 4 x per day. I have been on this medication for about 2 years. It has worked very well to quell CRPS pain. I recently have noticed headaches after taking the medication. I wanted to know if others have experienced this after long term use? Could it be a rebound effect?

CPRS dx. Nurse, but too weak with extreme nausea to return to work. Any successful returns/storys?

Posted 18 Apr 2017 by GingerBenedict 1 answer

Physically attacked; fell approx. 6 feet onto cement striking entire back (head, shoulders, back, hips, legs and feet). I believe I passed out because they were sitting on top of me when I came to. I believe I was tingly but I was mostly furious. My husband pulled her off of me; I do not know how ...

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

Posted 7 Sep 2011 by curios george 9 answers

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!

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - I have had rsd for 2 years now. It originated in my left?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by sunstorm1976 1 answer

... hand after surgery. It has spread to my left leg and foot and my right foot. I now have horrible bone pain everywhere several days of the week. Is this normal? It feels like terrible body flu kind of. So debilitating!

Can I take 800mg Advil and tylenol arthritis at the same time?

Posted 10 Jan 2015 by Phillygirl15 5 answers

I have to take the Advil for lower back pain. However it don't help with arthritis in my hips. If I can't take together is there a time frame which I can take both

My doctor says have all the symptoms of RSD but he isn't sure cause I don't have excessive sweating?

Posted 11 Aug 2016 by dgentry33 5 answers

I injured my right ankle at work about to years ago and have been in severe pain ever since. I worked for about three months on the injury before they sent me to a specialist that said I tore 2 tendons and fractured my tibia. After 2 surgery's nothing has gotten better just more pain threw out ...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - My friend has RSD and is suicidal. I don't know what to?

Posted 12 Aug 2016 by Kesedghi 2 answers

... do!!! She lives in Indiana and has little family support. She is on max pain meds so reasoning with her proves difficult. Is there anyone out there that could email/ text/ call her for support? I am praying for answers.

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