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Is lyrica (pregabalin) useful for treating all types of pain?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
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In brief: Lyrica (pregabalin)

Lyrica (pregabalin) is indicated for the treatment of neuropathic pain and widespread myocardial pain(fibromyalgia).

In brief: Lyrica (pregabalin)

Lyrica (pregabalin) is indicated for the treatment of neuropathic pain and widespread myocardial pain(fibromyalgia).
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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Dr. Sassan Hassassian
Anesthesiology
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In brief: No

Lyrica (pregabalin) is a very effective medicine primarily used for management of neuropathic type pain (nerve generated pain).
Examples include shingles pain, diabetic neuropathy, nerve pain after spine surgery, etc. However, it may not that effective for management of purely musculoskeletal pain such as pain after sports injury. There is some evidence that it may be effective in fibromyalgia.

In brief: No

Lyrica (pregabalin) is a very effective medicine primarily used for management of neuropathic type pain (nerve generated pain).
Examples include shingles pain, diabetic neuropathy, nerve pain after spine surgery, etc. However, it may not that effective for management of purely musculoskeletal pain such as pain after sports injury. There is some evidence that it may be effective in fibromyalgia.
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
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