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Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

Posted 27 Jan 2010 by snowgoer68 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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 9 days ago 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 ...

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

Posted 4 Feb 2017 by norajoans 1 answer

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 ...

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!

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.

Pain Management - Please anser I am in disparate need of help for CRPS syndrome. I fell and sprained

Posted 17 Apr 2016 by Macq8833 2 answers

... my ankle before Thanksgiving. Now months later I have been diagnosed with CRPS. I went to a pain specialist and he refused to treat my pain and canceled my nerve block as well. I am now waiting for a new pain specialist and was told I might not walk again. They didnt help me soon enough cause ...

I had ankle surgery in November. I still have pain now. The Orthopedic sent me to pain management to

Posted 24 Mar 2016 by HAMMACK06 2 answers

... evaluate and treat RSD/CRPS. They did a sympathetic nerve block on the 17th. I was in the worst pain of my life the next 3 days I ended up going to emergency room to get relief. A week later I am still in pain and percocets are not cutting it. They did an MRI and came back and said no Hematomas ...

I am taking Gabapentin and Beclofen for RSDdisease and am falling asleep. Is this normal or not?

Posted 8 Dec 2015 by Sapphire1171 3 answers

I was diagnosed with Reflex Sympathetic Distrophy Disease 6 months ago and my doctor prescribed Gabapentin and Beclofen to help with the pain. However, I find myself falling asleep for most of the day... approximately 18 hours a day- and I just pass out. Should I be concerned or is this a normal ...

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

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

Posted 7 Sep 2011 by curios george 8 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 four times or what you could call flare up's?

Posted 31 Oct 2015 by kar_91 1 answer

... some all due to a injury and one surgery. I recently hurt my hand and now it looks like it kicked in my rsd. I have had a spinal block done each time and it works. I guess my question is I have never had happen to my hand and I'm nervous to know how long before I should see about getting a ...

Cyclobenzaprine - Would it be recommended for CRPS?

Posted 21 Oct 2015 by AdiAri 2 answers

I have a neurological condition, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome and Peroneal neuropathy. Netheirless to say the amount of pain I go through every day. I take multiple meds every day but heard of Flexeryl and would like to know if this could be recommended for my condition.

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