Weaning Off Lyrica

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Weaning off Lyrica

I caused some sort of nerve damage to my knee in May of 2014 by walking the treadmill every other day. I first felt a mild soreness in my knee, but then one night, I was waked up by a huge pain emitting from my knee down my calf. From then on for over 4 months I was in severe pain 24/7. Could not sit in anything but a straight chair and that for maybe 15 minutes. Could not ride in a car for more than a few seconds before a knifing pain took over. I was pretty much bed bound with my leg up on a pillow. Even eating a meal at the table was hard. Went to three different orthopedists, all of whom felt the problem was arthritis. Then I thought, "No way." And I went to a neurologist who immediately put me on 50mg of Lyrica. Then on 100. After a month, about half the pain was gone, then... ...

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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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lyrica, side effects coming off drug

effects coming off lyrica ## I just got off the phone to the center of drug addition because i take both lyrica and oxycotin and the durg to take to come off these drugs is called SOBOXEN. ask your dr for this if you are trying to come off either of these drugs, they are both considered opions, hope i spelled that right, both are very strong drugs, i have been taking them both and after my next surgury i will be asking for this drug, it will lesson the effect of weaning off these drugs, check it out on the net under drug addition, hope this helps some of yoy out ther ## I'm going to be taken off Lyrica in Sept., after seeing a neurologist; I have tried several times to get off it and had severe withdrawal symptoms and seizures. I'm taking it for both epilepsy and fibromyalgia. I... ...

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cymbalta 60mg lyrica

Am at present on 150mg of lyrica for what they think is neuropathy not helping so my doctor is starting me on 60 mg of cymbalta and is weaning me off the lyrica so I will be taking 50 lyrica twice daily plus 60 cymbalta in the mornings how long should I stay on the lyrica and do I decrease it more I have been taking the lyrica 4 months ...

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i want to get off lycria

i have been on lycria for over 8yrs i have trouble with my weight and i have osteoarthritis, i need to get my weight off and i want to get of these tablets i have nerve damage in my neck , i get a lot of swelling on my hands fingers feet and legs,how do i wean myself of these tablets,i dont like what i am reading on them, i suffer from dizziness, headaches and i have been suffering vertigo feeling like i am drunk off balance and walking into things,.which now i think maybe caused through these tablets ## NIH studies warn that this medication may cause these types of side effects, since Lyrica/Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant. Other side effects may include headache, nausea, and mood swings. As to weaning yourself off, it usually best to do that very slowly, to prevent the risk of seizure... ...

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Fentanyl

I have been weaning myself off Methadone! I was taking 10mgs 3 times a day. I am now down to less than one tablet a day and will continue until I can say goodby Methadone and I never want to see you again. Now to my real problem. Last week my doctor gave me the Fentanyl 25 MCG/HR Patch MYL. I need something to help with the pain I still have although the Lyrica and Cymbalta have really helped. I did not when she gave the Fentanyl Patch to me that I would have to taper off and that it carried baggage of bad side affects. I have read the messages here and have decided not to use the Fentanyl. Thanks to everyone! ## Sorry, I forgot to tell you that I have Fibromyalgia and IT IS REAL!!!!!!!!! ## That is true, the Fentanyl is a very potent narcotic, over 80 times stronger than Morphine and i... ...

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cymbalta and trigeminal pain

I have been taking Lyrica foratrigeminal nerve severed by cancer surgery.It is effective in subduing the pain but makesme more tired than I care to put up with. Cymbalta has been suggested as a replacement.I'd appreciate feedback from folks with experience to share, ## Hello, PT! How are you doing? I'm sorry about the problem you've been experiencing. Many people have good luck with Cymbalta for nerve pain, but not everyone. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Can anyone that's taken it for nerve pain chime in with their experience? ## I am thinking of weaning off Lirico and onto Cymbalta but I have precious little feedback as to people who have experience With this. I will likely wait un... ...

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