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Lyrica Helpful Or Harmful?

Lyrica Helpful Or Harmful?

My neurologist wants to put me on Lyrica but i have heard pretty nasty things about it, and i dont want to gain wait. Im on tramadol now and have been on it for over a year so was looking into maybe taking the lyrica for my fibromyalgia pain instead of the tramadol. Does anyone have any good or bad experiences with lyrica that could share their opinion? I heard its got terrible withdrawl like a benzodiazepine.

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The dr. gave me samples of Lyrics & a rx. I took it once & felt crazy & sick.
I am afraid of it. I have fibro pain & neuropathy from shingles. Feel pretty desperate. I sure don’t want the weight gain.

Lyrica

Lyrica

I just started Lyrics and I feel loopy and no appetite is that normal?

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Funnily enough it’s the only one that’s worked for me & been on it for I reckon 6 years ish taking 2 x 300mg per day
Originally Doc started me off with Prozac, Duloxetine & Amitriptyline but I put 4… read more

Has Anyone Had Extremem Dizziness With Amitriptiline?

Has Anyone Had Extremem Dizziness With Amitriptiline?

It does help with my pain but makes me very groggy and dizzy the next day. I get so dizzy I'm afraid to drive nearly pass out and I cant work or take care of myboys like that

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I also take 5 mg flexural at bedtime.. along with 10 mg elavil...

Is There A Particular Medication That Is Working For Your Pain Relief? Exhaustion? Depression? Etc?

Is There A Particular Medication That Is Working For Your Pain Relief? Exhaustion? Depression? Etc?

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Much to my surprise KarolynStanley, when I googled "CA Rocket Fuel", I realized that I was already taking that drug combo & have been for few yrs! I was sad that it isnt working too well for me.

I'm At A Point That I Need To Give Up Work But Finances Are So Tight

I'm At A Point That I Need To Give Up Work But Finances Are So Tight

I'm in do much pain and I've had 2 months off work again . Do I give up permanently ? Our finances will be so tight even with pip :/

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Hi Myszka73, After 10 years of work I had to quit my job then I hired a Fibro lawyer and was put on SSI Thank God because I don't know how else my husband and 5 children would have made it. If you… read more

I Have Been Having Burning And Weakness In My Legs And Pain In My Arms,, If Anyone Have Had These Symptoms What Do You Do To Relieve It

I Have Been Having Burning And Weakness In My Legs And Pain In My Arms,, If Anyone Have Had These Symptoms What Do You Do To Relieve It

My dr has diagnosed me with fibro but I also may have lupus, My legs calves have been burning for over a year only when I stand on them, Now my arm is as well. Has anyone suffered with this? What have you done to ease the pain.

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I have also used voltaren cream it helps a little also and I was told last night to try fish oil.

Lyrica And Tramadol

Lyrica And Tramadol

Taking lyrics 200 and tramadol

At what dosage lyrica works for you? And you feel less to no pain.

Thanks

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Do you really feel that Paxil is helping you better than pristiq? I'm on pristiq and don't feel it is doing anything for me and I have bipolar disorder as well

Anyone Have Side Effects From Taking Lyrica And/or Celebrex?

Anyone Have Side Effects From Taking Lyrica And/or Celebrex?

I was just put on both of these medicines for fibro, osteoarthritis, and chronic pain. I take pain meds along with a pain pump for my hips.

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Thanks