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Lyrica Injured Nerves Heal
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Maybe: Lyrica reduces irritability of nerves that are damaged or inflamed. That often results in less pain. Like most medications, it works in some people, and not in others. Careful adjustment of the dose is often needed to reduce pain without causing side effects. Some people have side-effects that they can't tolerate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there surgery to repair nerves?My nerve pain is not controlled while i'm on lyrica 150mg/twice daily and 2mg dilaudid at night. I need relief! help
Arm and leg numbness. Dr said back nerves inflamed. Possibly demyelination, hive neuropathy. Lyrica caused panic. Any other treatment options?
I have taken lyrica pregabalin capsule with citicoline sodium tablets for over one year but am still having burning pains how long it takes to heal?
Burning pain: It is unclear from your question what condition is being treated and what are the dosages and if thr has been any change in the pain.. Sometimes you have to increase the dose, sometimes a different drugs from the class class is more effective in one individual. Discuss your concerns with your physician or a neurologist. ...Read more
Doses: Up to 600mg/day have been studied.Get a more detailed answer ›
Was prescribed lyrica for "nerve repair". However, it seems to be described online as a product more for suppressing symptoms. Which is true?
FDA indications: Lyrica 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
Is lyrica ok to take long term ? Heard different opinions. Taking it for nerve pain. 300 mg per day.
Lyrica: A “new and improved” version of gabapentin, used as an anticonvulsant. Have been 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. The drugs of choice for those patients who are taking other medications or have liver damage. Great regiment. ...Read more
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
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