Lyrica

Active Ingredient(s): Pregabalin
FDA Approved: * December 30, 2004
Pharm Company: * CP PHARMS
Category: Pain Relief

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Lyrica Overview

Pregabalin, marketed under the brand name Lyrica among others, is a medication used to treat epilepsy, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, restless leg syndrome, and generalized anxiety disorder.[11][12][13] Its use in epilepsy is as an add-on therapy for partial seizures.[11] When used before surgery, it reduces pain but results in greater sedation and visual disturbances.[14] It is taken by mouth.[11]...

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Just started Lyrica, weird side effects

Last week my pain maangement doctor told me she was stumped since my epidural pain shot did nothing and no issues on imaging test. SHe brought up Fibromyalgia and the connection to my sensitive skin issues and a possible connection to my ongoing "mystery nerve and muscle pain". She prescribed my Lyrica and after only a couple of days I am a bit perplexed. My cognitive issues are pretty rapidly clearing up to a decent degree. On the other hand the pins and needles sensation that was localized ot my back and thighs is now all over my body and it very uncomfortable. The pain level has decreased only to a small degree. My doctor told me to try it for a couple weeks and go from there. Its only been a few days but i already want to stop it. Is there any instances where it amplifies ne...

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RSD/CRPS meds

I am taking neurontin 800mg 2x's a day, amitriptyline 50mg at bedtime, indomethacine 50mg 3x's a day and tizanidine 4mg 2x's a day and my doctor just gave me lyrica 75mg 2x's a day. I am a 31 year old stay at home mom who has been diagnosed with RSD/CRPS 3 years ago and recently hurt my back. I would like to know if any red flags should be raised. I am worried for my childrens sake because they could be home with me when or if any bad reactions occur. Any advice? ## What is RSD/CRPS? ## RSD?CRPS is called Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. It is nerve damage that causes my leg to be in constant pain. I can help ease my pain, but it will never go away. I have gone to several doctors and they say that everything that can be done, short of a spi...

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am not feeling any relief from the pain for shingles have taken 4 last day and a half as presribed

Have shingles,took 4 hydroco/acetaminop 5-325mg tab qua in last 2 days as prescribed have not had any relief from excruciating pain. When should I get some relief from pain? ## Hello, Rayna! How are you feeling? I'm very sorry that you're so miserable! The good news is that once is clears up, Shingles doesn't usually recur! Something topical might help a bit more, if used in conjunction with the pills. There are things available over the counter, such as Dermoplast and others that are sold for sunburn and such. If your doctor says it's okay for you to use one, then they can even prescribe something, or your pharmacist can help you find something to try. That problem with herpes viruses is that they are a skin condition, so they are topical and while you can take an oral ...

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neuropathy - legs and feet

I have Diabetes Type 2 (25 years). Three years ago, neuropathy started and now I cannot stand the pain. I started taking Lyrica one year ago, insulin (26 units 2 years ago, Metformen 25 years ago. The pain continues at a greater pace. I have had accupuncture for 3 months. I have used Apple Cider Vinegar with Mother for 6 months. It worked for a while and then less and less. Is there any thing else that I can try? ## Hello, Pete! How are you? What is your current dose of Lyrica? Your doctor may be able to raise it for you. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache and weight gain. You may also want to ask them about other pain medications, even non-narcotic ones may help give you more relief. ## Since 2/19/2015 my doctor has raise...

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Lyrica does work

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. ## 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 months ago...

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Lyrica withdrawals winging off

I'm wanting to hear from anyone who has winged off of lyrica after so many mths taking it. I have had it with the med. I've gained 35 lbs in 4 mths. I never gain wt. I have sever numbness in hands and feet and swolleness. It's scary! I ran out one time with out getting refill, though I'd just stop it and start another tx. Well very wrong. I got so sick. I was having withdrawels and I had to get back on it. At the time it was worth getting back on it quickly to feel better. Plus the other side effects hadn't kicked in yet and not so severely. I'm worried it will be difficult to get off of it. ## I took it for fibromyalgia. Although it did help my flareup tremendously. The side effects are too much. ## thanks Verwon that was the exact imformation I was looking for....

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lyrica and SULFUR BURPS WTH?

Hey, I started taking Lyrica 2 weeks ago to help with pain caused by MS, and today ive started having really bad sulfur burps, is this a symptom not on the box? Its kinda freaking me out.. ## Me too! All day and night! It's horrible, I'm going to see about switching medications. This is disgusting ## Lyrica has been known to cause various types of flatulence, and a sulfur smell can be caused by many medications, due to the chemicals they are derived from, other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, mood changes, and weight changes. If it bothers you that much, then yes, you may need to speak to your doctor about switching medications. I haven't experienced it that often, since I've been taking it, but we are all different. It could also be worsened by oth...

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Side Effects

I have a CVS (Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome) condion. I experience alot of pain during a cycle. Lyrica works so far. I have experienced no vomiting or nausea during these days. But the side effects are kicking my butt. Dizziness, blurred vision, hyper, I can't stay seated. Staying up very late. Do these side effects subside or go away after the body get adjusated? I'm wired! I'm 43 years old and need to relax. ## I wanted to talk to the person that has CVS! My son has it too, was wondering how they diagnosed you and how often episodes occur. ## I had to see a GI doctor who did a stomach emptying test to rule out gastroparesis, an h. pylori test to rule that out, I had an upper endoscopy years ago otherwise they would do that. They have to just rule out everything else it could be...

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does lyrica affect the liver

I have cryptogenic liver disease. It has been looking well for several years. Will lyrica damage it any further? ## It is hard to say, most medications are processed by the liver and long-term use of them could cause damage. Have you discussed this with your doctor or pharmacist? ## i even had no idea that i even had a liverproblem it came out in a catscan that was to investigate my back... so this is new i have a apptm with a liverdoctor 2 weeks from now... ## I can't say I know the answer to this but when I asked my Pain Specialist if it will affect my liver, he told me it is not assimilated in the liver, it is filtered in the kidneys. Someone on the other site told me I was misinformed but this is what my Specialist told me, if you can't believe him, who can you believe? Ask ...

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Does Lyrica mess up your Liver?

I started taking Lyrica for 3 weeks now for my Chronic Facial Pain. I had taken all the chronic pain meds and nothing work. I was diagnos with this illness since I had a root canal done, I even got 2 teeth extracted though the pain would go away. Anyway, I am now having some reaction, my feet and legs feels fat. However, my pain is about 4 in a scale of 10 being very painful. I take Lyrica 3x a day with 50 mg each along with oxycodon (if pain does not go away) and motrin 800 mg for head aches. I been on norcotic medicines for 2 years and now with Lyrica and etc. I am just wondering if the chronic pain actually go away? I am tired of taking all these medicine and scared that I will not have a liver left.............. ## Is Lyrica a narcotic? I think i saw that it is a controlled substanc...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Pregabalin
  • Capsule: 100mg, 150mg, 200mg, 225mg, 25mg, 300mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Solution: 20mg/ml
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 165mg, 330mg, 82.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lyrica: (103 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0071-1012 Lyrica 25 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1013 Lyrica 50 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1014 Lyrica 75 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1015 Lyrica 100 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1016 Lyrica 150 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1017 Lyrica 200 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1018 Lyrica 300 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1019 Lyrica 225 mg Oral Capsule by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 0071-1020 Lyrica 20 mg/ml Oral Solution by Parke-davis Div of Pfizer Inc
  • 16590-503 Lyrica 50 mg Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-276 Lyrica 25 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-277 Lyrica 50 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-278 Lyrica 75 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-661 Lyrica 100 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-662 Lyrica 150 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-663 Lyrica 200 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-664 Lyrica 300 mg Oral Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 24236-783 Lyrica 50 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-831 Lyrica 75 mg Oral Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 35356-053 Lyrica 25 mg Oral Capsule by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
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Other drugs which contain Pregabalin or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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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... 21 replies
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