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Lyrica Is Dangerous / class action suit anyone?
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...
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lyrica for nerve pain spine disorder
ANYONE taking Lyrica for NERVE PAIN due to a SPINAL DISORDER? The print-out from pharmacist says it is for peripheral neuropathy due to Diabetes and partial seizures adult onset and states it is not for any other nerve pain?? yet I was prescribed this for my severe nerve pain from my spinal disorder??? ANY INFO OH! HOW DOES THIS COMPARE WITH NEUROTIN? ANY EXPERIENCE WITH IT, IT TO IS FOR PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY FOR DIABETES AND SEIZURES, YET IT IS ALSO PRESCRIBED FOR MY CONDITION!! ANY INFO??? ## Hello, I am taking Lyrica for peripheral Neuropathy (two fingers are numb) due to hernated disc. I have been on the therapeutic dose for about 5 days. I am still numb so it has not worked as of yet. I will keep trying though. NOt sure about the other medication you mentioned. ## I just today bega...
Updated 14 hours ago.
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Regarding Lyrica, I was prescribed it for fibromyalgia in 2009, 50 mg. twice a day. I took it for three years. I stopped taking it a year & 1/2 ago
I was prescribed Lyrica for fibromyalgia in 2009, 50 mg. twice a day, I took it for three years. It has messed up my life also. Stuttering, lack of memory, my gums hurt for a year, now my front teeth are crooked, and I've been referred to an orthodontist for braces. Really? I'm 63 years old! I'm afraid I'll lose my teeth as some of you have. I STOPPED taking it a year and a half ago on my own. Since I've read all of your problems, now I know why, it's the Lyrica. I had depression, was on anti-depressants. It also caused me to have cateracts, and each eye hemorrhaged one month after the surgery of each eye. I've had blurry vision since, it moves around in my eye like a cloud! We need an attorney that will represent all of us NOW! I even called the FDA. No one ...
Updated 17 hours ago.
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how long does lyrica stay in your system
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 22 hours ago.
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Lyrica and Alcohol
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...
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Weight gain on these meds Lyrica vesicare cyplex .
I've got to take the above meds and I'm contemplating as they lead to weight gain. I've always been very active but due to my condition at the moment I'm unable. Weight gain at this stage is something that will push me over the edge. Please is there something that I can take to counter act as I need all of them but will rather just live with pain the need for the toilet instead of gaining weight.lucy
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EXPIRED LYRICA
Hi my mom is on 75 mg of lyrica and she can not refill her script for a few days, ny mother in law gave me an old prescription which her late husband took. they are the same 75mg Lyrica but they are 6 years old! will it hurt my mother to take these? I know that some old medications can acually poison your system. Please let me know. ## Hello, Mandi! How are you? They will no longer be effective and should you should just dispose of them. Lyrica is not a narcotic or controlled substance, so she should be able to get a refill a few days early, without a problem. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, mood swings and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
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i took 75 mg of lyrica for 3 days when will it leave my system
I took 75 mg of Lyrica twice a day for 3 days. I am having side effects so I stopped taking it. When will it be outvof my system ? ## What kind of side effect do you have? I took it for 4 days only and stopped it because I started feeling numbness in my legs and arms. Since then, I have had many side effects such as nausea, diarhea, problems sleeping, short of breath, fatigue, general feeling of being sick but the most strong and most annoying in my case was the numbness in my legs and arms. Its been 7 weeks that I have stopped it and I can feel that the side effects are almost gone. It has been hell for me! ## Mini, thank you for responding to my question.I'm sorry for what you are going through. The very first night I took the Lyrica the trouble started & has continued, today ...
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diagnosed with schizophrenia and horrible side effects after taking and stopping lyrica
when taking lyrica I noticed it was helping with the nerve pain and my fibro a little but it was increasing and bringing on side effects such as muscle pain, weakness, tenderness, feeling tired, easily bruising, swelling, weight gain, dizziness, drowsiness, loss of balance, problems with memory, concentration, dry mouth, constipation, allergic reactions,etc...when I eventually stopped taking lyrica by myself I realized I was so messed up then one day I started hearing voices/hallucinating and I wanted to kill myself I became suicidal so i ran into the kitchen and grab some pills was about to pour all of them down my throat but my mom and brother was home so stopped me but was still not normal I was talking crazy I believe the lyrica being on them for so long messed me up really badly my...
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Lumbar Stenosis at L4.L5 and Disc prolapse
My wife aged 75 yrs.,started with cytica pain starting with shooting pain from buttacks down to the legs about two and half years back.She was given first Steroid injection in Feb 2005,withe some relief in the pain for for 6 months.But the MRI sowed Lumber Stenosis of cytica nerve at L4-L5 & herniation of vertebras.She was given Gabaneouron. Tabs.thrice daily and Shelcol(Calciam tabs.0 & Vitamin-E tablets for about six months .She was referred to Pain Clinic again& was given 2nd Steroid injection.and & there was relief in the pain but was able towalk for 2-300 metre and had to sit.The third Steroid injection was given after another 6-8 months.Medicines were the same combination as shown above.Now Ihave changed a new Spine/Neurosurgeon and he has been givin her Lyrica 75m...
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Lyrica - this drug is a pure poison!
I took this drug for 4 days only and stopped it because I started to have very bad side effects. These are the side effects I have had: -nausea -diarhea -short of breath -problems sleeping -loss of appetite -started to be depressed -fatigue -numbness, tingling, crawling skin on my legs and arms I have stopped this poison 7 WEEKS ago and the side effect are slowly diminushing! It totally screwed up my summer. It was complete hell for me! The worst thing that makes it even more frustrating is that my physician and pharmacist do not believe that this drug can give these side effects for that long even after quiting.
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taking lyrica 50mg 1 st time how long should i be tired
I have paid for my prescription. I haven't started it. My md said to wait until I have two days off to start. So by taking lyrica 50mg 1 st time how long should i be tired?
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Side Effects Of Taking Lyrica And Morphine Together
I am taking morphine sul 100 bid and lyrica 200 bid. ive been taking this for quit awhile but recently was increased to 100 from 75 and from 150 to 200 respectfully. The last two days I've been getting tightness in my chest and it feel hard to breath is this a side effect of the two and if so shouldn't of it showed when I started taking them together. I ve been on morphine for almost 2yrs at 75. and the lyrica was just started the end of last year it started at 50 and gone up since then. I have nerve pain in my neck and lowr back from 2 failed surgeries to releive pinched nerves in both areas. ## It could be a side effect that has been caused by the increase in dosages. Morphine is a narcotic and both it and the Lyrica can cause central nervous system depression, which can affec...
Updated 9 days ago.
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lyrica lawsuit
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 12 days ago.
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lyrica withdrawels
Ive been on lyrica for over 4yrs now. I was taking it for nerve pain that i have at the back of my head due to damaged nerves through emergency surgery. Ive gained at least 5stone and feel horrible. Ive had to get myself of this drug as i waz getin shortness of breath. I was on 600mg a day now ive weaned myself dwn to 150mg aday. Its been a real struggle the withdrawel is horrible terrible sweats dripping dwn my face my hair soaking. If i new all this about this drug i wudve never go on it.. Good luck to any1 that succeeds to getin of this drug..
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Some urgent advice - Lyrica / Lexapro
Hello Ive been on Lyrica apx 1.5 years with varied dose but most recently 750mg (375mg morning 375mg evening). My question also involces Lexapro 30mg AM. I take a myriad of other meds as well. Thursday 10th July I stopped taking my am dose of lyrica and my lexapro....there was a number of events that were taking place and I had forgotten a bunch of times and by that stage I was like bugger it I want off this crap I may as well stay off it now. The lexapro was going to be stopped cold turkey anyway next week. Regardless of reason or whether I was going to stop anyway the way I feel now is deathly. I am moody, snappy very out of turn for me. I am like a zombie except I can feel pain so so so much pain, my eyes blur. I have vertigo, nausea and so on... My GP is away till next week. What id...
Updated 14 days ago.
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Safety of taking different meds all together
Is it safe to take pax 10mg & cymgen 16mg with lyrica at night for chronic neuropathic pain?
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lyrica side effects
LYRICA HAS RUINED MY LIFE. IT WASNT BAD ENOUGH WITH THE PAIN FROM MY BACK INJURY. I ONLY TOOK LYRICA 2 WEEKS. THE WEIGHT GAIN WAS BAD. I LOSS 1/3 OF MY HAIR IN 4 MONTHS. I HAVE HAD A RASH FOR OVER 1 YEAR NOW. I MEAN A BAD RASH. THIS WAS MY FIRST SIDE EFFECT. AND THEY WARN YOU OF THIS. GET OFF LYRICA ASAP IF YOU GET A RASH. I THOUGHT I WAS HAVING A STROKE THE FIRST WEEK ON LYRICA WHEN THEY RUSHED ME TO THE HOSPITAL. I HAD READ ON THE INTERNET OF HOW MANY YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE DIED FROM STROKES FROM TAKING LYRICA. MY VISION IS SO BAD NOW. I CAN BARELY DRIVE AT NIGHT TIME AND I HAVE TO WERE GLASSES TO SEE THE TV. THE WORST SIDE EFFECT IVE HAD AND STILL HAVE IS THE TERRIBLE, TERRIBLE PAIN IN ALL MY JOINTS. MY KNEES ARE SO BAD AND MY HANDS AND FINGERS & JOINTS POUND AND THROB 24-7. THE SWELL...
Updated 16 days ago.
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How Long Does Lyrica Stay In Your urine
I took 3 100mg lyrical on Saturday about 3pm will it be out by Monday at 9am..this is the first time taking them ...I do not take them everyday this one time ...help. ## Was it out of your system by monday? ## No ## how long does lyrica pregabalin stay in your urine?How many days exactly?Please can anybody tell me for sure how many days exactly it stays in your system ?Thank you I appreciate it
Updated 17 days ago.
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Lyrica 50mg A Narcotic
i guarantee it is addictive. I went off thinking it wasn't and suffered worse withdrawals than coming off oxycocdone. ## Lyrica, which contains the active ingredient Pregabalin, is an anticonvulsant, which is also used to treat nerve pain, anxiety and as a mood stabilizer. It is not a narcotic, however, it has been known to cause withdrawal effects in people that have been taking it for a long period of time, when they stop taking it abruptly. This happens, because your body gets used to anything you ingest on a regular basis and if you stop using it, your body has to readjust to not having that substance. It is called dependence. More details: Have things improved for you? ## Lyrica is addictive in the extreme. But true: Lyrica not a narcotic. It is an anti-convulsant with sedative...
Updated 19 days ago.
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