Can I take lyrica (pregabalin) and tramadol together?

Yes you can. If these were prescribed for you they may certainly be taken together as directed and at the dosages directed. Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used to treat pain of nervous system origin, neuropathic pain. Tramadol is an analgesic that has weak opioid properties combined with central effects making it a good choice as well.
Drug interaction. Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anti-seizure medication. Tramadol is an opioid pain killer. It's commonly used together for pain. However, when combined, they increase risks of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating.

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I have heavy low back pain (sciatica) I tried voltaren, lyrica, (pregabalin)i tramadol, or meloxican. None is working, please help what should I take?

Determine source. The best management would be based on the origin of the pain. Sometimes exercise and physical therapy, rather than drugs, are needed. Persistent pain requires a thorough evaluation by the appropriate Heath care professional . Read more...

I take vicodin, tramadol er, and robaxin for chronic joint and muscle skeletal pains. Could adding lyrica (pregabalin) help? Or would I have to take out a med?

Let's stop and think. You’re 19 w/ "chronic joint & muscle skeletal pains" w/ joint stiffness & oa also listed in profile. In other words, you're on 3 centrally acting synergistically potentiatin & ghabit forming drugs for an undiagnosed condition. Pause for a minute & picture yourself in 2-3 years from now. I find no compelling reason for this cocktail & suggest you start soul searching now before it’s too late. Read more...

I have fybromalsia. What can itake besides lyrica (pregabalin) and tramadol?

FM (fibromyalgia) No single treatment is completely effective in controlling fm. Pharmacotherapy has produced mixed results in the management of fm. Nonpharmacologic treatments (e.g., cardiovascular fitness training, EMG biofeedback training) has produced significant improvement in objective and subjective measurements of pain in patients with fm. At the present time, there is no cure for fm. Read more...

I cannot recall basic words anymore. Does lyrica (pregabalin) or tramadol cause this?

Possibly. What you describe is more likely a Lyrica (pregabalin) side effect than a tramadol side effect. You should see the doctor who prescribed them to discuss what you are experiencing. Read more...

What is the best combo. Tramadol with Lyrica (pregabalin) or Tapentadol with Lyrica (pregabalin)?

Check with your DOC. tapentadol has some serious interaction with effexor (venlafaxine) a medicine you are taking.but tramadol has the same interaction. tapentadol has more addiction potential than tramadol. both have dose adjustment in case of renal and hepatic impairment.same as tramadol. the final world is really to the physician who is willing to prescribed it. Read more...

Can anybody give me advice about lyrica, (pregabalin) tramadol and oxycodone?

What about them? Tramadol is a weak opioid drug which has additional activities that helps pain treatment, with a lower abuse potential than most opioids, but still can cause abuse, as well as seizures in higher doses. Oxycodone is more potent for more severe pain, but has greater risk of abuse and physical dependency. Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anticonvulsant/antidepressant drug that works only in certain pains -nerve damage. Read more...

Has anyone taken lyrica (pregabalin) for chronic back pain? How well does it work? What would you compare it to percocet, vicodin, tramadol

Common Rx. Pregabalin is sometimes prescribed for chronic pain. Seems to have a better benefit from pain that is of nerve origin. Difficult to predict if you will benefit as the cause of your pain is not clear from the description.. Pregabalin is nothing like the other opioids you mention. Read more...

I am on orencia, (abatacept) 20mg methotrexate, 75mg fentanyl patch, 200mg celebrex, 250mg tramadol, 75 lyrica my pain is still severe? Where can I go from here?

Sympathetic Blockade. Some continuous neuropathic pains are also maintained by the sympathetic nervous system and are designated as sympathetically maintained pain (smp). Sympathetic blockade can be accomplished using either regional anesthesia (e.g. Stellate ganglion block) or systemic intravenous infusion with phentolamine. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist. Read more...
Cause of pain? First, make sure the cause of your pain has been properly worked up and diagnosed. Treating the source of pain is the only way to eliminate it. If you have chronic pain and have exhausted other treatment options, see a physician anesthesiologist who specializes in chronic pain mgmt. You may be a candidate for an implanted pump, regional blocks, or other modalities. Good luck! Read more...