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is gabapentin as effective as lyrica on fibromyalgia

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Gabapentin vs Lyrica (pregabalin): In 2007, pregabalin was received FDA approval for the management of fibromyalgia. Lyrica is not metabolized in the liver and is excreted through the k ... Read More

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Fibromyalgia: Certainly the diagnosis may not be correct. Make sure you have had a Rheumatology work -up. Also it may be that the meds are just not working on you.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Neurontin/Lyrica: Together you might experience dizziness, drowsiness, poor concentration, impaired judgment & thinking.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Acupuncture can: Often be beneficial for treatment of fibromyalgia. It can be an effective adjunct to your standard medical treatment. Discuss with your physician.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: It was designed as a more potent successor to gabapentin. Recent studies have shown that Pregabalin is effective at treating chronic pain in disorder ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Can try daily no very strong exercise 30-45mins. Be an active person. Sometimes Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10mg at bedtime to begin with may help ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Messamore
23 years experience Psychiatry
Ask re: alternatives: If your current medications are associated w unwanted side fx, you should discuss your concerns w your doc. Regular exercise is assoc with reduced se ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Comments: Tramadol is a lousy intervention if you indeed DO HAVE fibromyalgia. The most successful agents include gabapentin, Lyrica, Cymbalta, and Savella (mi ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Excellent medication: so far; however, post herpetic neuralgia is difficult to treat. Addition of very low dose antidepressants ( amitriptyline (12.5-25 mg) or short 6-12 ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
More effective...: It is more effective.....but individual effect varies.
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