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Is lyrica (pregabalin) an ssri?

Is lyrica (pregabalin) an ssri?

No: 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. It was designed as a more potent successor to gabapentin. ...Read more

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Is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk ...Read more

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Lyrica (pregabalin) 200mg side effects?

Lyrica (pregabalin): The most common side affects are sedation and weight gain, but if needed it is a good medication. ...Read more

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The side effects of lyrica (pregabalin)?

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

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Can i drink while on lyrica (pregabalin)?

Can i drink while on lyrica (pregabalin)?

In moderation: Lyrica (pregabalin) has no appreciable drug-drug interactions with other meds or alcohol, but does cause drowsiness and dizziness, and I am sure that the bottle advises against drinking and or driving. But a glass of beer or wine will likely not be a huge problem. Use care and do not drive. ...Read more

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Can i take napraxen and lyrica (pregabalin)?

Yes.: Naproxen and Lyrica (pregabalin) are okay to take together, but i notice that you're already on plavix, and aspirin. The addition of Naproxen makes me worry about potential for GI bleeding. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is Lyrica (pregabalin) a controlled substance?

No is not controlled: but by prescription only. Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anticonvulsant (seizure) medicine and is used off-label by many doctors as a chronic pain relief medication. ...Read more

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Does Lyrica (pregabalin) work on severe pain ?

Does Lyrica (pregabalin) work on severe pain ?

Depends: In my personal clinical experience Lyrica (pregabalin) can be a very good adjuct to pain medications for some of my patients with severe pain. It is worth trying if you are suffering from severe pain. Talk to your doctor about how to take. ...Read more

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Can I take dhea and lyrica (pregabalin) together?

Can I take dhea and lyrica (pregabalin) together?

Yes, with caution. : According to the medscape interaction checker, there are no known interactions between these two substances, and there are probably no additional risks to taking them together. Always remain cautious, however. You see, medicines in general, and especially supplements, sometimes have side effects or interactions that are not adequately studied or reported. Sometimes they just show up unexpectedly. ...Read more

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