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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
Yes!: But it may make you more fatigued! ...Read more
Iv used oxynormn&lyrica 8/12.after surgery dose reduced, 20&200mg pd. I've 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 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 more
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 more
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
What would be the substitute dosage for 200mg of lyrica (pregabalin) in fluoximine? Can I make the change safely doctor is gone for 3 weeks no contact.
Drug switch: No, this is something you should only do under the guidance of your physician. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to mix flexeril, cymbalta, lyrica, (pregabalin) mobic, hyzaar all together? I am currently taking these every night?
I have sudden onset neuropathy of the feet and nerve pain throughout by body due to exposure to cleaning products. How effective is cymballta in the teatment of nerve pain havevtried lyrica (pregabalin) gabapenten?
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Cymbalta is a good option for neuropathy because it works on the peripheral nerves by a different pathway than Lyrica (pregabalin) or Neurontin (gabapentin). Cymbalta should be started at a low dose at bedtime and gradually increased over several weeks to avoid the side effects and to determine the effectiveness on the treatment of the neuropathy. ...Read more
Lyrica (pregabalin) side effects: Like most prescription drugs Lyrica (pregabalin) has several side effects. Serious side effects include muscle pain, weakness, vision problems, easy bruising and bleeding. Less serious side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, loss of balance, dry mouth, and constipation. ...Read more
How long does it take to get Lyrica, (pregabalin) Prozac and Lorazapam out my system safely before getting pregnant?
Planning a pregnancy: If you were prescribed these meds by your doc, they must be for a medical condition (depression? anxiety? fibromyalgia?). Its very important that you discuss your plans to become pregnant, the right way to come off your meds, and the proper way to treat your condition so you can have a healthy pregnancy. Ask your doc when it would be safe to start trying to conceive :) ...Read more
Do I have to take venlax75mg and lyrica (pregabalin) 75mg as well, each 1 pill a day if I am diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I feel so much better. Take all my life long?
Why use 2 meds?: You are on rather low dosing, and one or the other meds alone may do very well if dose is adjusted. Best to keep it simple, so have long discussion with your doctor and pick where efforts need to be focused. ...Read more
Should I continue takin effector & lyrica (pregabalin) 75 mg even that I am now better from fibromyalgia. What if I stop them now. Should I take them all of my life?
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