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Is It Okay To Take Orlistat And Lyrica Together
Yes: Epocrates drug reference doesn't list any significant interactions between the two. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, it's okay to take together.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Yes, with caution.: According to the medscape interaction checker, there are no known interactions between these two substances, and there are probably no additional risks to taking them together. Always remain cautious, however. You see, medicines in general, and especially supplements, sometimes have side effects or interactions that are not adequately studied or reported. Sometimes they just show up unexpectedly. ...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 more
Could be safe: In the context of appropriate supervision by a physician in conjunction with a lack of excessive sedation this combination could be safe. I would caution against operating a motor vehicle with this particular combination for at least a few hours. Stay safe! ...Read more
Fall asleep?: Excedrin PM has diphenhydramine which is known to increase certain side effect of Lyrica (pregabalin) such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Nothing more serious. Of course, these side effects will not occur in everyone. Be careful operating dangerous or heavy machinery, etc. While under the influence. Best just to head to bed unless & until you know how the meds affect you, personall ...Read more
Fall asleep?: Excedrin PM has diphenhydramine which is known to increase certain side effect of Lyrica (pregabalin) such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Nothing more serious. Of course, these side effects will not occur in everyone. Be careful operating dangerous or heavy machinery, etc. While under the influence. Best just to head to bed unless & until you know how the meds affect you, personally. ...Read more
Is it ok to take Lyrica (pregabalin) and Neurontin? I use Neurontin to help me sleep at night. Won't take together just same day
Avoid both for sleep: These medications will cause sleepiness but as a side effect. They can cause or worsen already existing sleep problems, not to mention affect your alertness while you are awake. If your problem falling asleep is due to pain, you will need better control of that during the day. Insomnia can result and sleep hygiene is the best way to help you sleep and may be combined with a safer sleep medication. ...Read more
Info here: Http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-17220-orlistat+oral. Aspx? Drugid=17220&drugname=orlistat+oral.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ask your physician: Posts like this are always challenging to respond to because I do not know you, your medical history, current allergies/list of medications, etc. Please ask your primary care physician this question...It is better for you if you do. ...Read more
Categorically NO: If the valproate is for seizure control, I would definitely not recommend you take orlistat. Valproate is a prescription and should be given for a definite purpose. Orlistat is going to move things throug the bowel faster, inhibit fat absorption and can case mal-absorption of fat soluable vitamins in the diet. You end up pooping oil. If you do this, you should be under strict care of your doc. ...Read more
Can lyrica (pregabalin) 25mg be taken only as needed? Would It be okay to take once in a while or is that unsafe?
Can Lyrica (pregabalin) (50mg) be taken intermittently like when I'm in a lot of pain I take it and if I feel better I don't take it? Is that okay?
LYRICA (pregabalin): IT TAKES ABOUT 3 DAYS FOR EFFECTIVENESS. IT IS DESIGNED FOR DAILY USE. BUT IF YOU DERIVE THE EFFECT YOU NEED WITH THE DOSING YOU ARE DOING THEN NOTHING WRONG. EVERY PATIENT IS DIFFERENT. ...Read more
Upset stomach: Why take it anyway? It won't do you any good. ...Read more
Yes, especially: When you escalate the dose to a therapuetic level. ...Read more
Wise?: You already take a lot of psych medication and need to be very careful about interactions, etc. Some maybe helpful while you do CBT therapy to learn skills. These drugs are best for up to a year during therapy efforts to calm and support you. Managing anxiety takes skill learning and practice - that is being wise! Best wishes1 ...Read more
About one week: Usually within a week. But remember the dose often needs to be raised to achieve the desired results. ...Read more
What to do if I have started to take lyrica (pregabalin) and would like to know if anyone has good results from taking this medication,?
Lyrica (pregabalin): It is widely used for both paroxysmal and continuous neuropathic pain conditions such as postherpetic neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy as well as trigeminal neuralgia and atypical odontalgia. Lyrica (pregabalin) 's ability to improve sleep makes it a good choice for patients with a sleep and pain problems. ...Read more
I take 600 milligrams of lyrica (pregabalin) a day and I have put on 30 lbs what should I do and what if I stoped taking this medication?
Weight gain: Is common in females and less so in males. Cut your dose to 400 and then 200. Talk to your doctor about alternatives! ...Read more
How long does Lyrica take to work. I have been on 50 mg for about a month and the side effects are just awful. A.m. I am zoned out after taking 25 mg?
The dose is too: Low for any help. Therapeutic dose range from 50 X 3 to 200 x 3. Talk with your doctor. Hypersomnia is not uncommon! ...Read more
Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk ...Read more
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