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Is there a substitute for lyrica (pregabalin) that will treat my pain but not cause weight gain?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
In brief: Adverse effect
Neurontin is the most likely "substitute".
It to has the adverse effect of weight gain. Topamax (topiramate) would be a good option.

In brief: Adverse effect
Neurontin is the most likely "substitute".
It to has the adverse effect of weight gain. Topamax (topiramate) would be a good option.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Sassan Hassassian
Anesthesiology
In brief: Depends on the case
Lyrica (pregabalin) is a great anti-neuropathic medicine.
The weight gain is usually water retention as opposed to gaining fat. There are a number of other agents which may be helpful. Topamax typically does not cause weight gain. This should be determined by the treating physician.

In brief: Depends on the case
Lyrica (pregabalin) is a great anti-neuropathic medicine.
The weight gain is usually water retention as opposed to gaining fat. There are a number of other agents which may be helpful. Topamax typically does not cause weight gain. This should be determined by the treating physician.
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
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