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Can Lyrica help injured nerves heal or are injured nerves a done deal

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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
No and No: Without going in to a large biochemistry or pharmacology lecture, lyrica and other antiepileptics turn down the function of nerves. The idea is to tu ... Read More

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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Will not: heal cutaneous nerve problem. It also not an effective pain killer
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Lee
Dr. Jimmy Lee answered
Specializes in Podiatry
Neuroma: You may be suffering from a neuroma due to long history of improper footwear or prolonged weighbearing. Need to see a podiatrist for further exam and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
No. No: Lyric and gabapentin inhibit afferent (going to the brain) sensory nerves to diminish to input to your brain and help decrease pain or neuropathy. Ne ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Lyrica (pregabalin) mechanism: Lyrica (pregabalin) blocks the neurons (receptors) which are in a hyper-excited status. These excited neurons only become the main cause of neurologic ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kubitz
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes and no: Lyrica (pregabalin) helps with nerve pain or symptoms, but this is not always because nerves are inflamed. Some nerves are painful as they are dying o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Maybe!: I would need more information to provide an completely accurate answer. In general nerve pain results from improper repair of nerve. Depending on what ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Try gabapentin: Speak with your physician about trying gabapentin or lower doses of Lyrica (pregabalin)
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Anti-seizure: Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anti-seizure medication. It decreases nerve firing. As a result it is often used for neuropathic pain conditions – ones that ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
100mg - 3X/day: But you need to follow YOUR doctors directions and they'd start at a lower dose (50mg) and increase over a week or so. Same for stopping. This is not ... Read More
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