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Gabapentin And Baclofen
NOT DIRECT PROBLEM: Lyrica (pregabalin) has no drug-drug interaction potential with most other meds, but may have a side effect of drowsiness and lethargy, while the Adderall is designed to enhance alertness and focus. Therefore, if you do have an adverse rxtn to lyrica, (pregabalin) this can compromise the effect of the adderall. Discuss at length with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes you can: If these were prescribed for you they may certainly be taken together as directed and at the dosages directed. Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used to treat pain of nervous system origin, neuropathic pain. Tramadol is an analgesic that has weak opioid properties combined with central effects making it a good choice as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprofen: As needed, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
At what dose does Cymbalta (duloxetine) relieve neuropathy and pain.Would a combo of gabapenten and cymbalta (duloxetine) work together synergistically.
Neuropathy: They are different. Often they can used in combination. I tend to reserve Amitriptyline for use at night for patients who are also having trouble with insomnia. Gabapentin must be titrated to minimize side effects. The most common problem i see is practitioners titrating to a high enough dose to get a reduction in pain. ...Read more
Both can be helpful: Both Lyrica (pregabalin) and Gabapentin are used to treat the pain of neuropathy (burning, tingling and sharp, stabbing pain). People respond differently to different medications, so one might work better for one person than another. Some people have side effects to one or the other. If one doesn't work (at what should be an effective dose), it would be worthwhile to try the other. ...Read more
I'm on cipro and Flagyl and tizanidine and hydrochlorothiazide and lyrica (pregabalin) and lisinopril, and Zofran and phenergan, diclofrnac sod ec, synthroid....
Not sure: Exactly what your question is, but it does appear that you are on a lot of medications for a 29 year old. It sounds like you need to make sure your doctor is monitoring all these to make sure you don't run into problems. ...Read more
Basically price: Gabapentin is older and available generically, so much cheaper. Lyrica (pregabalin) is newer dosages are different and somewhat less frequent than gabapentin. Lyrica (pregabalin)- because it is newer has more indications ( labelled uses- ie postherpetic neuralgia and fibromyalgia) but Gabapentin will work just as well. Gabapentin(neurontin) was originally marketed for seizure disorders but more commonly used for neuralgi. ...Read more
TOGETHER?: I am unclear as to whether you mean are these two medications safe in general of taken together? Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxer and can make you drowsy. Gabapentin is in the anti-convulsant class of drugs and is used for seizure control and also for neuropathy. Gabapentin can also make you drowsy so you have be cautious when taking together that you do not fall asleep unexpectedly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer