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Does lyrica help for neuropathy?
Have neuropathy in feet. Take 2400 mgs a gabapentin daily. Would lyrica help>
Updated 6 hours ago.
any reports of negative effects taking lyrica and meclizine together
I ask because yesterday I went on a sail boat and to not get sea sick I took a meclinzine and another three hours later at about five pm my feet and half way up my lower legs were so swollen it was like pitted edema when I pushed it, it stayed indented and it started this swollen until about 1am. And I was just concerned if it was this is if it's the lyrica since it could swell my feet a little but nothing ever close to as bad as yesterday. Please let me know if you know anything. thank you. ## Hello, Sabbs! How are you? I'm very sorry about what happened. You should have this checked out by your doctor, such severe edema can be dangerous, because it may lead to congestive heart failure. However, as to the medications, no I didn't find any problems listed between taking them...
Updated 8 hours ago.
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lyrica and subutex
can Lyrica and subutex be used at the same time
Updated 14 hours ago.
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...
Updated 22 hours ago.
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lyrica & incontinence
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 2 days ago.
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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 ...
Updated 2 days ago.
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I Would Like To Know The Side Effects Of Nucoxia 60 And Veloz10
My doctor suggests me to take these medicines when I get headache. I just want to know the side effects. And I also want you to tell me what kind of disease can they help to cure? ## My father has been prescribed nucoxia 60 in the aftrnoon and pregabid 100 at night.he has been having an acute pain in his hip region for the past 2 mths and having difficulty walking.He got an MRI done ,where it was revealed that his nerve is getting pressed in L-4,L-5 was advised but he refused to go through it.As he is a heart patient,a COPD patient as well as getting treated for prostrate cancer.He is aged76^yrs and simply fed up of multiple such doesnt want to undergo any more sugeries. he has been advised ample of rest and few exercises too.please tell me the effectiveness and...
Updated 2 days ago.
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I am not able to afford Lyrcia and was hoping that the company would let me have it with a doctor's prescription
I am 61 years old,have heart disease; therefore I have not been able to have insurance since 2007 after ny bypass surgery. I have had fiber mylagia off and on since 2003. It has gotten worse and I am not able to do a job that requires a lot of movement. I am unemployed and can't seem to find a job; I could do a physical job it I had something to help me through the day. I am kind of desperate! Thank you for listening. unemployed ## I am 61 years old , have heart disease; therefore I have not been able to have health insurance since 2007 after my bypass surgery/ I have had fiber mylagia off and on since 2003. It has gotten worse and I am nt able to do a job that requires a lot of movement. I an unemployed since Jan. 12, this year).and I can't find a job. I might be able to do a p...
Updated 4 days ago.
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is lyrica bad
I have just got prescribed to lyrica from my doctor for going through withdrawals off of xanax.Is this a good idea?
Updated 6 days ago.
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 7 days ago.
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Lyrica and Molloxcam
I've been on Lyrica 1year 300 daily then in June 2014 doctor increased it to 600 daily. I've gained weight over the summer and have feet and ankle swelling since the increase. Also was put on Molloxcam in April 2014. Low dose. I Want to know which of these could be my problem. ## Hello, Marie! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problems that you're having. The weight gain is most likely due to the Lyrica, it can be a side effect of it, along with nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and mood swings. The edema is most likely a size effect of the Meloxicam, most nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories can cause it, along with headache and stomach irritation. This is something you should have checked out, to be sure that there isn't something more serious going on, such as congest...
Updated 13 days ago.
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lyrica and seizures
I was on 300 MG of lyrica for 5 weeks for nerve pain from my MS. It did work but 2 weeks ago I had 5 days of 4-5 seizures a day and was admitted to the hospital. After EEG. And video monitoring I was found to not have epileptic seizures The dr said it was from Lyrica and the seizures stopped after 2 days of being off of Lyrica. Have you heard of this? I would like to restart it ad it helped but am a bit hesitant. The whole episode put me into an MS flare up also do am recovering from that too. Thanks ## Hello, JJ56! How are you? There are two possibilities as to the cause… Lyrica is actually an anticonvulsant, which means that conversely, it can sometimes cause seizures in some people that take it. The second possibility is that you accidentally missed one or more doses, because a...
Updated 13 days 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...
Updated 14 days 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 15 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 16 days ago.
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Lryica side effects
Started Lyrica in Sept 2011 with 75mg 2X a day and doctor has increased it to 150mgs 3x a day until 2 weeks ago because of my desperate plea that i was not getting anymore benifits. The swelling in my hand and legs was extreem. hair loss, myfront teeth were numb,, trouble breathing started one month after he prescribed lyrica and gave me a puffer. Confusion or memory loss....i was feeling like i was losing my mind. i am now down to 150 mg and next week i am suppose to go down to one. I am worried about withdrawls. I also take Naproxen, citalopram, oxycodone and have been on medication for mva"s for almost 20 years. i am 39 now.. I was diagnosed with nerve damage to my hands, fibromialgia. chronic back pain, thorasic outlet syndrome, whith trigger finger syndrome, sciatia, tmj and a ...
Updated 19 days ago.
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is itsafe to take neurotin with lyrica and is it a narcotic
Is lyrica a narcotic i just got some 100 mg to try i take neurotin 800 mg 3 times a day ## No, they aren't narcotics.
Updated 21 days ago.
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Impotence : Side effect of taking Lyrica.
I have been taking 75mg of Lyrica twice a day for about a year. I have become impotent as a result. I try to stop taking it then the neurotic pain returns. Does anyone else have this problem? ## I have been taking 50mg four to six times a day and I have stopped taking the medication for about two days and my pain comes back. I had S1, L5, and L4 Vert. fused and then two months after my surgery a woman turned in front of me causing me to run into her. It totaled the company vehicle I was in. My back hurts worse now than it ever has. Your right, the pain does come back. ## Impotence is not listed in the side effects for this drug: Lyrica Info Click Here However, it is a potential side effect of many medications and since this one affects nerves and can be used to treat nerve pain, it is a...
Updated 21 days ago.
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How To Get Off Lyrica
Have been taking 200 mg daily. Does not help my neuropathy at all. Want to stop taking this expensive worthless drug. How do you wean youreself off? ## How long have you been taking it? If it has been for just a short time, then weaning may not be necessary, but you should double check with your doctor to be sure. Learn more Lyrica details here. Additionally, if it hasn't been that long, you may not have given it enough time to see if it will help your neuropathy, since it does take 4 to 6 weeks to reach its full effectiveness. ## I have been on Lyria nearly 3 month, No notible difference in my neuropathy. Very expensive, even with my co-pay. Just want to be done with it. Was taking 100MG 2x a day. Now taking one till I run out. Their ads are so deceiving. Big promises, 0 results. #...
Updated 26 days ago.
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lyrica 75mg four times a day?
I've been taking 75mg Lyrica three times a day for peripheral neuropathy and fibromyalgia pain but it's not quite enough. Would it be ok to take it four times a day? ## Hello, Teresa! How are you? No, 3 times a day is the maximum dosing schedule, but you could speak to your doctor about raising your dosage to 100mgs. This medication may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, mood swings and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 30 days ago.
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