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Side Effects Of Taking Lyrica And Morphine Together
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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...
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3rd day on 75mg Lyrica 2x day and already have side effects
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This is my 3rd day taking 75mg Lyrica 2x a day. This is for multiple herniated discs/spinal damage. I also take Mobic 15mg a day for the spine and for a shoulder injury (dislocation, labral tear, tendinitis). I have been on Mobic since May 30 with really no issues. I also take Topamax 200mg 2x day for migraines and have been on that for a couple of years. Since adding Lyrica, the first day I really did not notice anything. The second day went easily also. The third day, food tastes weird and my mouth feels funny. I read that dry mouth is possible, but my mouth is not dry, it just tastes 'off'. I also feel strange in general. I am not disoriented or confused or light-headed, but I feel different and I would not call it exactly pleasant. My head also feels kind of 'puffy'....
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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...
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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...
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serotonin syndrome with medication interactions
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I'm on several medications like LYRICA 150 mg 3x daily. ZANAFLEX 4mg 2tabs at night. Amitriptyline 175mg suppose to be bedtime but i take maybe 6/7 because of the other meds at bedtime, Tramadol 50 mg 2tabs 4x daily. Adderral 5mg. Xanax 1mg 1tab as needed but the way the office wrote it was once a day. Topirmate 50mg 1tab 2x daily. Zyrtec 1tab daily, i also take supplements like magnesium oxide 400mg and vit D with calcium 600mg. Ive had B12 shots also which didn't work, i still have valium 5mg left over from my doctor switching it out with the xanax..,i almost forgot the water pill triamterene hctz 37.5 -25mg 1x daily and stomach med omeprazole 20mg 1x daily. Im diagnosed with chronic migraines. fibromyalgia. depression. anxiety. PTSD from guys in uniforms and something else th...
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lyrica damage
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My partner has been taking Lyrica for 4 years. Last year he was diagnosed with optic neuropathy in his right eye. This March nearly a year to date I had to rush to the eye and hospital again, the optometrist thought it was a teuma. He was again diagnosed with Optic Neuropathy now in his left eye which is very worse than the right eye, he is not allowed to drive, as there is not cure for this I am very concern as the eye doctor said he could go blind. He is also on OxyContin and the paper work in the tablet box said to contact your doctor if u have eye problems, I feel that the Lyrica has caused this condition, I had mentioned to the eye doctor about he medication he would not say it was the caused very worried. ## Please be careful i take them the side affects are blurred vision stagger...
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scared to take lyrica
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Ok so i have fibro.. and have tried neurontin, and cymbalta. We were gonna try savella but my me other dr seems to think it will give me same side effects as cymbalta which was increased aggitation and increased anxiety.. im freaking out about this medicine ... someone relieve me of this anxiety... i have med sensitivity and side effects seem common with this one.. ## Hi haley, I can't blame you for being scared to give Lyrica a try. I'd be on the fence about it as well if I had to consider it. My mom has actually been on it for almost a year now, only using it as needed for nerve pain; yet still seems to experience a lot of psychological/emotional side effects with it. There are also a few discussion threads here that you may want to have a look at before jumping the gun with i...
Updated 8 days ago.
 
Lyrica, Topamax, and Meloxicam-is anyone taking this combo?
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I have been on Topamax (Topiramate) for a couple of years for migraines-200mgs twice a day. It makes a HUGE difference for me. I had an injury a few months ago and my doctor recently started me on Meloxicam (aka Mobic) 15mg once a day. It does seem to help and has not really affected me in any negative way as long as I eat when I take it. My doctor is going to start me on Lyrica also. I am wondering if anyone else has had this combination of all three, or a combination of even two of these medications. FYI-I cannot take Neurontin-I tried that several years ago and it led to depression. My doctor is aware of the problem and so he is going with Lyrica instead of Neurontin. The only side effect I have dealt with regarding Mobic is slight appetite loss, nothing else. I am concerned about the w
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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
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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 ...
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diagnosed with schizophrenia and horrible side effects after taking and stopping lyrica
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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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cloraz dipot side effects taken with lyrica
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I have a question about colraz dipot. Does this medication cause extreme Fatigue? I have been taking it for 12 years and It seems like something Is causing me to be extremely Tited. I also take 75mg of lyrica and was wondering If that could cause the Fatigue. I am 75 and always rode bicycle walked and other exercises but It seems Like I just started to run down Like a clock and had no strength. I appreciate your Help L Gray ## Hello, Lionel! How are you? Since this is a recent symptom, there's a good chance that it's due to the new medication. However, you may also have something else going on, so you should consul your doctor to be sure. But the Lyrica can cause drowsiness, dizziness, weight changes and mood swings. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi,just to say my e...
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Help With Any Info/side effects of lyrica.
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I've had sum very TERRIBLE effects from this pill from hell...theres several that are very alarming and ive read just a couple people on here mention it. but its concerning the brain/head/eyes. When i move my eyes, there's a sound that like a bionic sound that goes anytime i move my head (if there open, i closed my eyes to see if it did it when my eyes closed). Also, this med has caused sum severe joint pain that I NEVER HAD BFORE! My dr also says that the highest dosage any person should be on regardless is 450mg, no more, well ive been on this med on/off for ten yrs. never have i been on this amount of mg. but i trusted my new dr which is a group of anesthesiologist, which is a dr that knows everything about meds, what meds go & dont go with what meds, which meds will help...
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side affects long term use and teeth loss
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i have been on lyrica very beginning of release 12-01-05 have major side affects taking 900 a day ,now having teeth loss has anyone else having this problem plese help ## Within the past year I have undergone 5 root canals and 1 failed root canal that resulted in extraction. I have also been diagnosed as severely deficient in Vitamin D (18 of 35). This all came about after being on Lyrica a little over 1 year. I am interested in hearing other teeth related stories as we have spent over $8K in the past year trying to save the teeth I have. After 18 years of timely adult check-ups I found these problems all at once! ## Lyrica can cause or aggravate dental issues, as will a lot of medications if you are on them long-term. One of the primary reasons is that it causes dry mouth, your saliva ...
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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...
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lyrica side effects
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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 13 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...
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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...
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WHAT CAUSES WEIGHT GAIN IN LYRICA
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I HAVE GAINED 27 POUNDS IN 3 MONTHS. WHAT CAN I DO OTHER THAN STOP TAKING LYRICA. ? SHOULD iI QUIT OR LOWER DOSAGE? I TAKE 2 DOSES PER DAY. ## It's difficult to say exactly what about a medication causes any specific side effect, in many cases there is really no way to explain it, but Lyrica contains the active ingredient Pregabalin, which is actually an anticonvulsant, so it works on brain chemicals. This means that it may be having an affect on something that stimulates the appetite, or slows the metabolism, so some people gain weight easier than normal, while taking it. Have you discussed the issue with your doctor? You may need to start more closely watching what you eat, or up the amount of exercise you get each day. ## I can relate to the weight gain with Lyrica. When I first ...
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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 ...
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where can i get lyrica medicine?
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I have already used lyrica but not satisfied with its price and discount offers can u please suggest me any sites.. ## Hello Emma, I noticed that you are looking for cheaper lyrica. If you are interested, my associate has access to literally hundreds, perhaps even thousands on 75mg capsules. The rate is guaranteed unbeatable, email me if interested. Don ## You still associated? ## @Emma, Have you considered trying any other alternatives to lyrica? Supplementing with B-Vitamins is a good start in my opinion, but I think you may also find many essential oils to be more than sufficient as an alternative to lyrica. Since lyrica is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain. It makes sense to use other anticonvulsants that may be a lot cheaper and possibly more effective and cost effic...
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