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Stopping lyrica cold turkey

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Don't do it: These meds, especially the oxycodone must be gradually tapered after 2 years of chronic use. Do not stop them abruptly.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Not usually: However, Lyrica (pregabalin) is classified as a controlled substance, and could cause withdrawal symptoms on rapid cessation. So, it is indeed possib... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Irritability and: Increased pain!
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Landy
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Be careful what you read, especially on the internet. While it’s true that Zoloft, along with most antidepressants, can cause cardiac problems, the r... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
Yes: As long as your daily dose did not exceed 100 mg, it is safe to abruptly stop lyrica, (pregabalin) providing you don't have seizure disorder.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Talk to doc.: It is best to speak to the prescribing physician! Lyrica (pregabalin) is often begun at 75 mg twice daily for fibromyalgia. Effexor is often titrated,... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
Anti-Aging Medicine 17 years experience
Fibro not a disease: You need find out what's causing your symptoms. Effexor and Lyrica (pregabalin) are just increasing your threshold for tolerance and masking your sym... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Time: Time will tell. It might never come back.
A member asked:
Dr. Hanford Brace
A Verified Doctoranswered
54 years experience
Yes: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is an excellent drug. It is a psychotropic medication and the drugs manufacturer will never say it is ok to take. They say you... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 47 years experience
Probably continue: Lyrica (pregabalin) is typically not an antidepressant but helps in neuropathic and fibromyalgia pains. If it is helping you may have to continue-or m... Read More