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Is Lyrica Useful For Treating All Types Of Pain
Pregabalin is indicated to treat diabetic nerve pain, fibromyalgia, complex partial seizures, spinal cord injury pain, but also is used to treat trigeminal neuralgia and post-herpetic neuralgia. Psychiatric problems may also be handled with this medicine. Has no significant drug-drug interactions, but may cause drowsiness, dizziness, weight ...Read more
Doses: Up to 600mg/day have been studied.Get a more detailed answer ›
I get a crawling sensation alongside my pain. Like 'ants crawling' . Is Lyrica good for this type of sensation ?
Lyrica, good choice: When selecting a particular medication considering comorbidities, safety, contra-indications, patient preference, any history of mental health problems (eg, anxiety, depression) and existing medication history. For initial treatment for neuropathic pain ( 'ants crawling' ) Lyrica is a good choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is lyrica useful in treatment of crps? Was given 75mg 2x's day, but i'm not sure if it'll help. It will be weeks before i can get spinal nerve blocks
Please describe efficacy difference in Lyrica vs Gabapentin for migraine/headache of a very nervey type?
It depends: Efficacy refers to proven and clear superiority based on objective evidence. Hence, I doubt you'll find an answer for your efficacy question. Even the effectiveness question is problematic and in my clinical experience all I can say is that gabapentin is possibly preferable when nerve pain is associated with less rather than more anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lyrica: Lyrica is a membrane stabilizing medication and calms down irritated pain fibers. It can be quite effective for neuropathic or nerve related pain. All pain travels along nerves and many are using it for any chronic pain condition. There are also studies using it prophylactically before surgery to prevent post-surgical pain. It's not tolerated by all, but can be quite effective. Also not addictive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a stronger combination of medicines than lyrica and naproxen for treating nerve pain in the feet?
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