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I think I have diabetic neuropathy. I think that Lyrica (pregabalin) is used for this. I also read about Neurontin . Which medication is for what exactly?
Was prescribed lyrica (pregabalin) for "nerve repair". However, it seems to be described online as a product more for suppressing symptoms. Which is true?
FDA indications: Lyrica (pregabalin) has many approved indications, especially for diabetic nerve pain. It can control certain seizures also. It helps by controlling symptoms and events. It does not cure underlying conditions, and, in no way, acts to "repair nerve" (although metanx may do this a bit?). Sounds like there is a communication issue. Clarify with your doc. ...Read more
See below: Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain and as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures with or without secondary generalization in adults. It has also been found effective for generalized anxiety disorder and is (as of 2007) approved for this use in the european union. Recent studies have shown that Pregabalin is effective at treating chronic pain disorders. ...Read more
Pre-gabalin: Pre-Gabalin (Lyrica) is mainly used for neuropathic pain syndromes. You should not skip the dose. It will make you drowsy so be careful if you are supposed to be fully awake. Given your location, if you are a soldier, please excuse yourself from duty if you are too drowsy. Good luck. ...Read more
Iv used oxynormn&lyrica 8/12.after surgery dose reduced, 20&200mg pd.ive noticed if I ever have a couple of drinks my circulation in legs gets bad.why?
Please repeat query: Please repeat your question without abbreviations. I'm not certain I understand all your abbreviations. I'm afraid I don't understand your question, and would not want to give you the wrong answer. ...Read more
How does lyrica (pregabalin) work? Is it similiar to narcotic pain medicine? Or similiar to tramadol as norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitor?
Lyrica (pregabalin): Dear pika89800 lyrica enhances gaba in the brain and suppresses pain at a cortical level, pain has 3 main levels, local, spinal and brain (cortex), it is non narcotic, it is an antiseizure medication and can sometimes help both pain and anxiety the answer is purely for educational purposes, please contact your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Take control of life: Medications may not be the answer for all fm patients. You need to decide who is in charge-- you or the pain. Dealing with stressors, regular low impact exercise, weight reduction if needed, avoidance of alcohol and caffeine, and not allowing the pain to stop you from moving on with you like are vitally important in patient self management of fm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer