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Lyrica Vs Gabapentin Side Effects
Lyrica (pregabalin) and gabapentin sorta works but have too many side effects. I have chronic head nerve pain . What are my options?
Do Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta, and Gabapentin cause weight gain or is it just the tiredness and side effects that make you less active and you end up gaining?
I recently had a bad side effect from gabapentin. Urine retention and bladder infection. Will lyrica (pregabalin) do the same thing? Side effects?
Pregabalin: Pregabalin (lyrica) is prescribed for chronic pain conditions and neuropathy. Not necessarily, it will cause the same side effects than Gabapentin (neurontin) and if there are no relief with other agents, it is worthy to start a trial at low dose, and observe the response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just started lyrica (pregabalin) 75mg weaning off Neurontin 300mg 4 tabs a day what can I expect if any for side effects in the weaning process?
Slow taper: Taper the neurontin (gabapentin) slowly, under the guidance of your neurologist. The slower your taper, the less likely you are to experience side effects, which can include tremor, irritability, agitation, anxiety, tachycardia, diaphoresis, confusion, disorientation, catatonia, and status epilepticus. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/722526_1 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depend on conditions: Gabapentin and Lyrica (pregabalin) are anti-seizure medication. If you talk them for seizure, there are many more choices. If you take them for nerve pain, you might benefit from medication change. Please see your doctor to discuss your concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Basically price: Gabapentin is older and available generically, so much cheaper. Lyrica (pregabalin) is newer dosages are different and somewhat less frequent than gabapentin. Lyrica (pregabalin)- because it is newer has more indications ( labelled uses- ie postherpetic neuralgia and fibromyalgia) but Gabapentin will work just as well. Gabapentin(neurontin) was originally marketed for seizure disorders but more commonly used for neuralgi. ...Read more
Can you change from gabapentin to lyrica (pregabalin) without gradually withdrawing from gabapentin?
Overlap or not : Usually and depending on how long one has been taking a certain medication , we try to overlap one medicine is tapered down and one is tapered up. However we do stop meds and switch without taper sometimes. Your prescribing doctor is the best to judge your situation, please discuss that with him. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
To avoid back past medical bills and another bill for the dr could I get something prescribed on here? I have been on Lyrica & gabapentin
You would need to: become a patient to have medications prescribed. Have you considered Health Tap Concierge? ...Read more
For mononeuropathy, would 900mg of gabapentin (x3 a day), or 75mg of lyrica (pregabalin) (3x a day) be better? I still hv pain w/both esp. first thing in the a.m.
Possibly: Either one of these agents may provide benefit. One is not consistently better than the other. The best one is the one that works best for you. ...Read more
It has been over11 days why am i still showing positive for benzo. I take lyrica, (pregabalin) gabapentin , hydrocone , and nexium?
Can lyrica (pregabalin) and gabapentin together with Nexium and hydrocone give a false positive for benzo?
False positive urin: None of the medications you mentioned would give false positive. ...Read more
Please describe efficacy difference in Lyrica (pregabalin) vs Gabapentin for migraine/headache of a very nervey type?
It depends: Efficacy refers to proven and clear superiority based on objective evidence. Hence, I doubt you'll find an answer for your efficacy question. Even the effectiveness question is problematic and in my clinical experience all I can say is that gabapentin is possibly preferable when nerve pain is associated with less rather than more anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tried gabapentin & lyrica for my back but was changed to amitriptyline due to edema. Will this drug cause wgt gain also. I am 62 & exercise.
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 (pregabalin): 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sciatica and the only thing that works is Lyrica or gabapentin, can I get it prescribed on here? I owe too much money to my pcd to go back.
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