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Anyone Taking Lamictal For Nerve Pain?

Anyone Taking Lamictal For Nerve Pain?

Hello,
I had an appointment with a Neurologist yesterday and she prescribed Lamictal (Lamotrigine) to manage nerve pain. I have never heard of this drug, especially in relation to pain management. She is one of the top Neurologists in the world, an expert in the field of neuromuscular disorders, so I would think she knows what she’s doing in prescribing this and did note to me that it is a newer drug being prescribed for nerve pain. When I researched it, it’s an… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I rarely prescribe Lamictal for nerve pain. Many other choices that are more effective. Finding LDN is working better with less side effects.

posted 10 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I use Lamictal along with my pain medicinine to calm the anxiety that accompanies a very high pain level. This combination helps me immensely.

posted 10 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes I've used it.i think it's one of the best to treat nerve pain.deoending on insurance it can be costly .there's also coupons to use for low copays.ask your prescriber

posted 10 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I don’t know if you saw this study, what it does for pain starts on page 4. It looks like it doesn’t help with pain 🤷🏼‍♀️ I hate when doctors treat us like lab rats 😟 What would scare me is that she wants your GP to monitor you. Does that mean she knows the side effects are that bad... she is the one using it off label, she should be the one monitoring it. Maybe the GP doesn’t know what to look for when monitoring. Can you tell I don’t trust doctors 🤣

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC64...

edited, originally posted 10 days ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

According to my wife’s neurologist, lamictal has been a go to med for years in neuro for multiple treatments. It may work for you. I have about 3-6 months supply if anyone needs that can’t afford it.

posted 9 days ago
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