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This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Depends: Each individual is different in terms of how fast they metabolize a drug from their system. Does the person have normal, liver/kidneys or not? Did they take too much or was another drug reacting that caused the problem in the 1st place? In general, toxic effects for drugs LIKE Lyrica likely take 5-7 days to wear off. More questions- www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...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
Depressed breathing: which can ultimately lead to coma, brain damage and death. This is mostly from the hydrocodone, but Lyrica has sedative effects and will contribute to it. In addition, almost all hydrocodone containing pills have acetaminophen (tylenol) in them, and tylenol overdose can cause massive liver failure and death as well. If you are thinking about this, call your doctor or a suicide hotline immediately ...Read more
How long does it take for the side effects of lyrica and zolpidem go away? I feel sedated + dificult the breath when waking up meds for 16d
Meds go away: It could take a couple of days for the effects of these medications to leave your system. With that being said it is unlikely that these two medications would be causing you sedation and breathing problems 16 days later. I would recommend that you follow-up with your prescribing physician on this issue. It is likely that something else is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both are for pain: Norco is an 'as needed' narcotic for 'breakthrough pain'. Lyrica is typically taken on a scheduled/regular dosing regimen for neuropathic (nerve) pain or fibromyalgia. Norco contains Acetaminophen which can harm the liver. Lyrica is largely excreted in the urine unchanged. Both can cause sedation. Norco can cause significant consitipation. Check w/ pharmacist for more info. ...Read more
What diagnosis could respond to omeprazole and lyrica.Chronic ruq pain and isolated persistently mildly elevated alt.Is there any uppergi prob th cause alt^?
COMPLICATED: Lyrica treats nerve pain, don't think has anything to do with uppr GI problems. Omeprazole will treat ulcer or reflux , gastritis. I think elevated liver enzymes is independent. Need more info such as alcohol use which can cause increase alt and upset stomach that will respond to omepeazole. What else do you have and what meds do you take. I recommend discussing with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor prescribed 1200 mg of gabapentin for fibromyalgia about a year ago. In the past couple months, my pain has increased. The doc has told me if the gabapentin stops working, she'll switch me to lyrica. I worry about switching to lyrica due to the c
Gabapentin vs Lyrica: In 2007, pregabalin was received FDA approval for the management of fibromyalgia. Lyrica is not metabolized in the liver and is excreted through the kidney essentially unchanged and have no significant drug interactions. Following your doctor's advice about treatment is probably the best thing you can do. ...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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