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lyrica class action lawsuit
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If you have had an adverse reaction to Lyrica, please contact a law firm. I just called mine and gave them my basic information, and they will be having a lawyer contact us. This drug is dangerous, deadly, and should be pulled from the market. Amomg all the usual issues, today i noticed a new one had been added. For males, sperm motility can be affected and children created by parents using Lyrica, there is the possibility of birth defects. Please call and at least get on record with this firm. The more of us who call and tell our stories, the more likely it is that the drug company is going to have to cover our medical expenses, pain and suffering, etc. ## Who is the attorney and in which state? ## Hi are you in Australia or America I to would add my name and case if I am able to conta...
Updated 12 hours ago.
Lyrica Is Dangerous / class action suit anyone?
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I have crps in both hands from carpal tunnel release...after several months, I was worse, not better. My workmens comp dr. said " You will have chronic pain the rest of your life and you will just have to learn to live with it"...oh thanks doc for screwing my hands up, not to mention how it has drastically has changed my life and limitations. I have been seeing a pain specialist ever since and that was back in 2001 when I had the release. I was on lyrica for the last 6 years, I have been off of it for three months. Now that I think back to when my severe depression started was not long since I started taking it. I don't know how many times I said I hate my life and I wish I was dead, I had thoughts of taking all my prescriptions and going to sleep for good! By the grace of g...
Updated 2 days ago.
Need Doctor. West Subs of Chicago That Will Prescribe Pain Meds
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I live in near Aurora, IL. west suburbs of Chicago PLEASE SOMEONE HAS TO KNOW A DR. AROUND AURORA, IL OR W/IN 10 MILES OR SO THAT WILL PRESCRIBE THE PAIN MEDS I NEED. I'VE TRIED AT LEAST 7 OR 8 DIFFERENT MEDS. THE NORCO10'S OR EVEN STRONGER (FEWER PER DAY) WORK PERFECT, NO SIDE EFFECTS. I'VE TRIED ALL THE OTHER NON NARCOTIC AND THEY DO NOT WORK OR I FEEL LIKE A WACK FROM DRUGS LIKE LYRICA. I don't want to be treated like some drug addict...JUST LOOK AT THE MRI FROM LAST WEEK. ## The plethora of posts really wasn't necessary and, if you type in all caps online, it is equivalent to shouting and you won't get many responses. Now, as to your situation. One difficulty you may be creating for yourself is by trying to insist on a certain narcotic medication. Many doctor...
Updated 4 days ago.
Can U Snort Pgn 150
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I was wondering what happened I you snorted pgn 150 or what would happen if you took 4 at once ## These are 150mg Lyrica capsules, which contain the active ingredient Pregabalin, it is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain. It is not a narcotic and will not get you high, therefore snorting it, or taking 4 or more at once is only likely to make you sick, or cause a dangerous overdose. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## I gotta call bulls*** if you eat 4 150mg lyrica u will get high but I recomend you start small and work your way up. ## can you get high from taking a pgn 150 ## I need a Xanax high feeling so can 150 milagrams make me feel like that bc Im out of me zs ## Xanax has a shorter half life and is stronger than...
Updated 4 days ago.
how long does lyrica stay in your system
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how long does it take for lyrica to leave your system? ## If you are referring to worrying about a drug test, then there is no need, Lyrica is NOT an opiate narcotic and is not tested for on these types of tests. If you are asking due to side effects or some type of reaction, it can vary depending on how long you have been taking it and how much, but usually the drug will be clear from your body in 48 to 72 hours. Lyrica, which contains the active ingredient Pregabaline, is an anticonvulstant that has also been proven effective at treating certain types of nerve pain. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## i am going for routine blood work and a urinalysis(chemical) tests as part of my physical...will Lyrica show up in any of these tests?Thanks ## okay first of all what you are ...
Updated 4 days ago.
tested positive for benzos taking lyrica if sent to lab will it show false
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On probation only taking lyrics tested positive for benzos sent to lab will they discover false positive if I am truly sincere ## I take methadone and lyrica. I just recently tested a false positive for benzos. I am hearing and reading more and more that this is happening yet I cannot find any proof. Now because of it..... My Methadone was cut down tremendously. ## My probation sent it to a lab and it came back a false positive. ## I am on methadone, lyrics, gabapentin, amitriptilyne and o tested positive for benzos at the methadone clinic. It Was a false positive though, so I was all good.
Updated 4 days ago.
Lyrica does work
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Lyrica does work for myself. But I started having side effects. Double vision, being tired all the time, confusion, didn't even remember my age and that might be a good thing. But the drug is awesome for taking the nerve pain away. Just pay attention to side effects. Cindy ## Mu husband was on Lyrica for 30 days until he started experiencing severe side effects, i.e. dizziness, chest pain, weight gain, double vision, confusion, memory problems, tiredness. He was admitted into the hospital with the chest pain, in fear he was experiencing a heart attack. He has been off Lyrica for 3 weeks now and is still experiencing nausea and dizziness. How long did your symptoms last after discontinuing the med? He is getting very discouraged. Resa ## I had an orthopedic surgery on my ankle 8 mont...
Updated 6 days ago.
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Help, any solutions to the 24 hour sleepiness, ## sleepiness due to what? ## My 14 year old daughter is trying Lyrica for serious migraine headaches. She has to take it at bedtime because she gets so sleepy from it. It never wore off. The plan was to increase the dose to one in the morning as well as at bedtime; however, she was never able to tolerate that. We tried it in the morning for well over two weeks but she could not get past the sleepiness. ## Yes it is Lyrcia, I have discussed it with my physician, we have tried a 25 mg dose, it did not help the burning pain, the lowest dose I can take and have it work is 50 x 2 day. I have tried numerous drugs over the last 4 years, this has been the best one yet, takes away all the tenderness, burning, belive it or not I have had adverse rea...
Updated 6 days ago.
lyrica & incontinence
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I took Lyrica for about 6 weeks & noticed it caused incontinence or urine leakage. I stopped it & the sx subsided. I now restarted it as the pain was unbearable. It works wonders for the pain if you can endure the side effects. I am going to see if I can somehow control the urine leakage if it starts again. ## I am on 300mg of Lyrica, and just today I am having the same problem! Has the problem come back, and if so, have you found any solutions? ## i began lyrica and was able to sleep without nerve tingling waking me every 15 minutes forthe first time in 4 years. the problem is that the first night i also wet my bed and have done so several more times since taking it. when i dont take it the problem stops. any advice would be welcome. ## I took a lyrica last nite at work because...
Updated 6 days ago.
inject how to inject lyrica
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I wanted to know if you can inject lyrica IV ## If it is not a product specifically made to be injected then doing so IS NOT safe. Capsules and tablets contain fillers and not all of these are meant to be broken down by the human body, they are normally just expelled in your waste. If you try to dissolve it and inject it, then you are putting these fillers directly into your body and run the risk of creating clots and blockages, which could be fatal. You can also create blockages in your lungs if you try to snort these substances. Do you have any questions? ## ms contin also have filters and iv been doing them for years! dont all the good meds have a filter? ## all good meds have filters you can still inject em trust me heh and still live ## have u ever tried to inject lyrica? ## Tonigh...
Updated 7 days ago.
lyrica lawsuit
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does anyone know if there is an ongoing lawsuit against the company who puts out Lyrica. I am a mess from it. Do we have a leg to stand on when it comes to the side affects they found out from people like us. I am a long termer. I have been taking 900 mg since 2005. Is there any one representing us? thank you vicky ## Hi Vicky. Right now it looks like the primary lawsuits concerning Lyrica are centered around suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Very sorry to hear about your condition from this drug. I've heard of many individuals experiencing some dramatic side effects from long term use. That's just a shame. I definitely would not give up yet, because what you are saying is now coming to the forefront, so it's just the beginning. What has your doctor's response been to you...
Updated 8 days ago.
Lyrica and Alcohol
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You are not supposed to drink while on Lyrica. I made the big mistake of doing that. I took my dose in the morning and then got invited by some friends to go out. I do not usually drink, but started drinking around 9:30 pm. I was found in an alley behind a restaurant at 4 am. The last thing I remember was last call at 2am. I am only posting this to give a VERY strong warning not to drink while on this medication. Luckily I am OK and still alive. It is a horrible feeling to not know what happened in those 2 hours. Please do not drink while on Lyrica. ## I have been on Lyrica at various strengths from 200mg/day down to 50mg/day. I drink (probably more than I should) but I have never experienced any problems drinking the equivalent of 5 or so drinks while on this medication. I have experie...
Updated 11 days ago.
what is this drug for?
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Is this drug an antibiotic ## Is teva and antibodic Teva ## Hi i have been taking lyrica and tranax at the same time can this be dangerous
Updated 12 days ago.
Lyrica and codeine
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Hi everyone, I am still on a progressing prootcol of Lyrica. I'm presently at 250mg a day.Till the Lyrica gets to the best pain management dosage, my doctor put me also on 6 acetaminophen (Tylenol) plus codeine a day. My question is "has anyone of you been able to completely get off the Tylenol and codeine after getting to the right dosage of Lyrica? " I am taking the Lyrica for nerve damage due to advanced spinal stenosis. I am also on 100mg of NaproxenE a day. Thanks in advance for your replies! ## Oops... 1000mg of Naproxen a day ## It is normal for your body to get used to anything that you take for a long period of time, even if you only use it as prescribed and a sudden cessation may cause some withdrawal and rebound effects. Generally, when trying to stop taking a nar...
Updated 13 days ago.
Does anyone taking Lyrica have memory loss ?
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I have been on Lyrica for about 8 months now and I am having fantastic results. My dr is trying to increase my dosage and I have been doing it in 50 mg increments. I am up 100 more now in a month, for a total dosage of 400mg. I find that I have very bad recall and loss of my vocabulary during conversation. It eventually goes away, but I was wondering if anyone else has this? If it keeps up, I just may have to drop back down 50mg until I get used to it? That seemed to work that last time I had to raise it.BTW, I have nerve pain in my ribcage.(not caused by Shingles) Karel ## It is a possible reaction to this med, it is listed as a severe side effect that you should see your doctor about if you experience it. You can see it in the monograph listing here: Lyrica Info Click Here Have you co...
Updated 14 days ago.
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My dr subscribed Lyrica for my RSD (CRPS) 10 mos ago. I had shoulder rotator cuff repair, clavider bone removed last May. 4 or 5 nerve blocks; and carpal tunnel surgery this past Jan. (Lots of pain). It works wonders for my severe pain. Does have side effect for weight gain, but that's ok for me since I have a small frame. It relives my pain. I am not able to work, but I do get great pain relief. I take 600mg a day. ## i need more info on this pill. i already weigh 232 ## hi im mark I have diabetes and shingles worst luck I also have back probs and old slit disc now the doctor put me on tramadol for over 4 years just found out that liver levels are low.. one doc said oh that's down to the drink?? from ten years ago?? I have 6 blood teats since then and its fine?? no its down to ...
Updated 15 days ago.
lyrica is it a steroid
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lyrics, 75mg twice daily. is this medication a steroid? ## I would like to know whether Lyrica contains steroid? ## is lyrica a steriod please suggest and let me know the side effects ## To clear this up, no Lyrica is not a steroid. Lyrica contains the active ingredient Pregabalin, it is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with some mood disorders and certain types of nerve pain. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and weight changes. You can learn more Lyrica details here. Are there any comments or questions? Is there anything I can help with? ## Is it safe to take Lyrica if you have stage 111 chronic kidney disease?
Updated 15 days ago.
does anyone have nerve damage in the right chest and taking lyrica for the pain
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im been taking lyrica for a least 2 weeks now and i was just wondering if anyone out there has chest nerve damage, i think i do because my right side of my chest has a burning feeling, along with tingling of my arm but with taking lyrica it seems to help i take it 3 times a day at 50 mg and i was also wondering is this the best med to take for nerve damage, i do worry alot because im only 29 n have 2 small kids i do not know how to cope to this and i have never had problems before. could someone respond back ## I am 48, at 45 I was diagnosed with M.S., I took lyrica, I now have nerve damage in my left leg, super sens. in both arms, vision problems, etc.... all the side effects, I will never take that again, its just me though, hope it helps . ## Kim, as a doctor confirmed that it's ...
Updated 15 days ago.
Rash after quitting Lyrica
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I took Lyrica (150mg daily) for 2 years. The medicine helped reduce my leg and hip gain greatly. In January I started working out daily and dieting and lost 30 pounds. I gradually have quit taking Lyrica and am having only a small amount of discomfort at times. The problem is that upon quitting the Lyrica the back of my knees started itching and welps appeared after I scratched them. It has been 3 weeks since I stopped taking Lyrica and I am still itchy. Has this happened to anyone else? Could this be a result of nerve damage? ## Lyrica contains the active ingredient Pregabalin, it is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain. It sounds like what you may be experiencing is a common withdrawal effect from your body trying to readjust to not havin...
Updated 18 days ago.
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I have herniated discs and sciatica. I was referred to a pain management doctor, who prescribed Lyrica. After reading all of these posts, and finding out the side effects, I'm not sure I want to take this medicine. Has anyone had good results with Lyrica, without these side effects? ## I have been using it for about7-8 months for nerve pain caused by intercostal neuritis and it has worked great for me. Of course I still get pain, but it is greatly reduced in both severity and frequency. The side affects are lethargy at first and forgetfullness, but it goes away in a few weeks and to me was definately worth the wait. Weight gain- I am so overweight to begin with and on so many things that can cause weight gain, it is hard to tell, but on a WW, I lose easily if I take it seriously. An...
Updated 19 days ago.

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