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Oceanside, CA
A 50-year-old male asked:

Has anyone taken lyrica (pregabalin) for chronic back pain? how well does it work? what would you compare it to percocet, vicodin, tramadol

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Common Rx.: Pregabalin is sometimes prescribed for chronic pain. Seems to have a better benefit from pain that is of nerve origin. Difficult to predict if you will benefit as the cause of your pain is not clear from the description.. Pregabalin is nothing like the other opioids you mention.

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