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.[10][11][12] Its use in epilepsy is as an add-on therapy for partial seizures.[10] When used before surgery, it improves pain but results in greater sedation and visual disturbances.[13] It is taken by mouth.[10 ...

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Lyrica Side Effects results in loss of 13 teeth

I am the patient of a pain management physician because there is nothing else that can be done for my back other thantry to manage my pain. I have had 19 back surgeries, including rods, broken back and rods on right side. My last surgery was the insertion of two morphine pain pumps, which caused my body to reject the plastic or some component thereof. They also inserted two dual-lead dorsal column stimulators, and even though all four of these pumps worked successfully, my body also rejected come component in the stimulators as well. One of the largest problems, second only to the pain, was the fact that I had 5 deep wound that went all the way down to my rectus muscle in my stomach. I had a staph infection from the pump as well as the stimulator. It took 6 months of wound care from the...

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Can my meds be causing Amensia and ADHD?

I take Lyrica, Tramadol, Effexor, Vyvanse, Valium (I have been on this medication for the past forty years because I have TMJ and it works as an muscle relaxant), Hyoscyamine, Dexilant, Singulair, and vitamins. Could any of these drugs (along or in combination) be causing me to experience amnesia? I was also recently diagnosed with ADHD. ## Hello, Laura! How are you doing? I am sorry to read of the problems you've been having. Regarding the amnesia, or forgetfulness, that is listed among the possible side effects of Lyrica and Tramadol, while Vyvanse, Valium, Singular, and Hyoscyamine can all cause nervousness, and other ADHD-like symptoms. (Remove the Vyvanse, if you weren't taking it, when the ADHD appeared.) There is no way to say if your issues are due to just one of them, o...

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free Lyrica prescription discounts or samples

I have no insurance currently and need help paying for my Lyrica. ## Hello, Tonya! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're out of work. However, since there are generics available, there is no assistance program available for this medication. But there are pharmacy discount cards that may make it cheaper. There is one towards the right on each page of this site, you simply click the link, submit your email address, then print the card and take it to your pharmacy. The FDA classifies Lyrica as an anticonvulsant that is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain and some mood disorders. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, mood swings and weight changes. Does anyone else have any suggestions that may help? ## The company that makes Lyrica...

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POST-HERPETIC NEURALGIA

Is there CURE (not just relief from the debilitating Itch/Pain that seems to last forever after a bad bout of SHINGLES (More than 2 years ago). Lyrica and Cymbalta, Aterax etc give TEMPORARY pain relief, but these drugs give me a huge appetite and I have gained more than 20kilograms of weight over the past year. I would be so grateful to be PERMANENTLY RID of the Pain/Itch. Please help! Cori ## I have had PHN for the last 2 years. I have just gone through Vitamin B injections and laser treatments that have cured 80 % of the pain. I have tried all of the other remedies,accupuncture,massage , tensor and even Botox I am finally rid of the pain. I had shingles across the chest under the arm to the elbow and across the back. I can give you more info if you wish ## reply to Stu re Postherpeti...

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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. #...

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How To Withraw Lyrica Medicine

I want to know a little about Lyrica medicine, all about its reaction, how to withdraw, etc ## Lyrica contains the active ingredient Pregabalin, which is an anticonvulsant that's also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain. It may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, weight changes and drowsiness. You can also discover more Lyrica details here. As to withdrawing, it should be done in a slow taper, after you've been on it for awhile, since a sudden withdrawal may cause rebound symptoms, as well as cause the risk of seizures. Are there any other questions? ## I was on 300mg a day for years. With my doctors help he wrote a prescription for 50mg and 25mg tabs. 1st I stepped down to 200mg/day, for a month or so, then I got to 100mg then 50 and now I'm on 25...

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Neuropathy on my feet

I'm diabetic. Neuropathy is a big problem with my feet specially at night. I was taking lyrica, I call it a miracle pill for me. The only huge problem with Lyrica was gained so much weight but only in my stomach. I was so happy with Lyrica that never payed attention. Till one day my nephew asked me if I was pregnant. Stopped the meds and tried everything else but nothing works. ## I've been taking Lyrica or (Gabapentin) 300mg 3-4 daily for 5 yrs now and I do notice I do eat more, especially if suboxone is added to the mix. I occasionally take suboxone, maybe once a month for 5-7days to break up the pain meds I take, or if I simply run out. Anyways, yes, it all goes to my stomach. Also, maybe more people will post saying the same thing as I'm sure it's a side effect, but ...

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WHAT CAUSES WEIGHT GAIN IN LYRICA

I HAVE GAINED 27 POUNDS IN 3 MONTHS. WHAT CAN I DO OTHER THAN STOP TAKING LYRICA? SHOULD I QUIT OR LOWER THE 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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Does anyone taking Lyrica have memory loss?

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) ## It is a possible reaction to this med, it is listed as a side effect that you should see your doctor about if you experience it. You can see it in the monograph listing here: Pregabalin Details Have you consulted your doc...

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Lyrica and Tooth loss

I have been prescribed Lyrica for over 4 years. Before this I had near perfect teeth - save for a few cavities. After about a year of taking the highest dose 3x my teeth started to get "brittle" and would simply break off while eatingor simply fall out sometimes. Has ANYONE heard of this or knows somone it has happened to also? ## Lyrica, as well as a lot of other medications, can cause dry mouth as a side effect. When this happens, even if it isn't bad enough for you to really notice, it allows bacteria to remain on your teeth that would normally be washed away by your saliva. Learn more Lyrica details here. Thus, any time you are taking a medication for a long period of time, your normal dental routine may not be enough. You might have to put some more effort in to save yo...

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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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