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arthritis and gabapentin

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elvira Klause
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes, Lyrica (pregabalin) and neurontin (gabapentin) are helpful with inflammatory arthritis.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You are already receiving multiple pain meds including a morphine derivative. Your Gabapentin dose is a little on the low side. You do not list prior ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Different medication: Have you tried any (or all) of the medications for fibromyalgia. Lyrica? Cymbalta? Savella (milnacipran)? You may benefit from an anti-inflammat ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Because Zapain is: a proprietary medication available primarily in the U.K., I am assuming that, unless you were just visiting, you live in the U.K. Constant pain, new ... Read More
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May not be related: You will need to be evaluated by a physician. These may be two separate symptoms and not related to each other.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julia Sanchez
16 years experience Pain Management
Depends on MRI: It depends on what the findings on MRI where. Usually arthritis (or hypertrophy of the facet joints) can cause back pain that could radiate to the but ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Recovery or ?: Are you walking differently? Are the muscles weaker than before? This can cause these symptoms. How long ago was the surgery, and what was done? W ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
2 others: Lyrica and Savella (milnacipran) are both approved fOR FMS. Be sure you are also doing everything else you can to help such as mild daily exercise, re ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Good Question: Most substances to be addictive must be shown to be associated with a Dopamine release in the brain's reward centers. I'm not aware of evidence for ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
10 years experience Pain Management
Anti-epileptic: Gabapentin or Neurontin (gabapentin) is a commonly used anti-epileptic medications. It is also used for chronic pain, headaches, and neuropathies.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Nerves: It is an anti seizure medication commonly used for neuropathy.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Naveed Naeem
13 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Gabapentin: why are you taking the medication?

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