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  1. Gabapentin Is Driving Me Nuts 15th May 2010
    ... it still was bothersome. You could possibly try Lyrica which is chemically related, but with a possibility...
    ... and the side effects have gotten worse, have been on lyrica and it did not help the pain at all. I think it is...
    ... and the side effects have gotten worse, have been on lyrica and it did not help the pain at all. I think it is...
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  2. rsd medication 4th May 2010
    ... see a PM doctor regularly. The PM doctor has me on lyrica 400mg daily fentnol patches and a high dose of percocet...
    ... Hi I've never heard of that last one. Lyrica & fentanyl should probably help you out a lot. Also...
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  3. Newly diagnosed RSD 24th April 2010
    ... is different for everyone. I'm on 675 mg daily of Lyrica and 100 mg daily of Savella. Savella is relatively...
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  4. Acupuncture and RSD 17th April 2010
    ... prescribed it said that if it didnt help, we could try lyrica also. If you have a good relationship with your...
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  5. help! i have rsd! 16th April 2010
    ... back! I have tried accupuncture, nerve blocks,im on lyrica 400mgs a day and then pecodone 15mg 4 times a day...
    ... with out the acetominophen in it, as well as 400mg of lyrica daily and lidocine patches.. i have to say that with...
    ... back! I have tried accupuncture, nerve blocks,im on lyrica 400mgs a day and then pecodone 15mg 4 times a day...
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  6. hi new to board 19th March 2010
    ... and I take Ambien at night for this. Neurontin and Lyrica and Gabapentin made a zombie out of me....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Hydrocodone Neurontin lidoderm lyrica gabapentin

  7. 6 years of RSD 16th March 2010
    ... million dollar work up i have had all the medication lyrica no help, neurotin no help, topmax, no help darviset...
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  8. I've had it! 3rd March 2010
    ... to "wean off" neurontin! I just spent 120 bucks on Lyrica and read the patient remarks on the internet to find...
    ... for one week. After that I'll start going on the lyrica gradually. Hoping this works. Going down to...
    ... Neurontin can be pretty nasty sometimes. Hopefully the lyrica will be of more help. I've also had the twitches and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin lyrica

  9. Neurontin vs. Lyrica 3rd March 2010
    ... Parrotmom, I was on lyrica . It didn't do anything for my pain. I have heard of...
    ... delight in causing me pain....then this prescription Lyrica 50 mg (1 week supply) and Lyrica 100 mg (starting ... works otherwise it is $120 down the drain. Did Lyrica make you tired?...
    ... [COLOR="Blue"]Hi, The only time I've taking Lyrica is after surgery. I took it for the first time this...
    ... gained weight, but don't assume it is due only to the Lyrica cause I take 4 other meds too that add to my gut. ... medication you take. I feel that if I didn't have the Lyrica then who knows what might have helped. Of course ... but read up on each product. People will say that Lyrica is being prescribed for the wrong reasons when it ... a must in order to deal with my pain. I recommend Lyrica to anyone I would come into contact with....
    ... Hello Parrotmom, How are you doing on the Lyrica ? It's been ages since I've been on here so I thought ... plantar plate surgery not done correctly). I've been on Lyrica 225's and I take 3 daily, along with Savella 50's...
    ... think what the pharmacist's thought of me. The lyrica just didn't work. I had been on topomax in between ... everyone's body chemistry is different. Try each one. Lyrica will make you gain weight. Topomax will make you...
    ... spend my afternoons sleeping) they switched me to Lyrica . Anyone have any experience with Lyrica? I start ... morning. I have rsd in my ankle and leg and I am on lyrica now. I was on neurotin for 4 months and it was very ... many other things. so the pain clinic switched me to lyrica with much better results and less side effects. I ... of nerve blocks that did nothing. For my condition, lyrica has worked the best so far. Every one is different...
    ... weight, but that wasn't the way to do it! He is now on Lyrica , and that seems to be working the best. He also takes ... Strattera to counteract the cognitive side effects of the Lyrica and methadone. That has helped his concentration...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Neurontin Methadone Strattera Topamax

  10. rsd and vertigo 25th January 2010
    ... 30mg a day,plus soma,baclofen,hydrocodine,taken off lyrica cause it didn't work and I've just started the lididerm...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Morphine Soma lyrica

  11. Savella anyone? 3rd January 2010
    ... Savella? If so, what are your thoughts? I've been on Lyrica 675 daily forever it seems (probably about 6-8 months ... I've gone from steroids, to massive Neurontin, to Lyrica and I have an appt for possible block (lower extremity...
    ... have any info. on savella either. I have been on the Lyrica and Neurontin and completly understand the issue with ... was 150 until I started the Neurontin and then the Lyrica now I am over 200 pounds for the first time ever,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Cymbalta lyrica

  12. Slight case of RSD? Is this possible? 23rd December 2009
    ... discoloration, nail changes or sweating. I have been taking Lyrica for almost 2 years and I imagine it's helping a bit...
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  13. RSD in both Feet -- Shoes??? 17th December 2009
    ... heart beat. The only pills I'm on besides vitamins is Lyrica and Tramadol. I do have the winter crocs with fur...
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  14. RSD Coming back? 8th December 2009
    ... Anyhow, I was diagnosed with RSD and was started on Lyrica . The Lyrica helped but not enough to where I wasn...
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  15. pain 30th November 2009
    ... is so bad dr sain only to meds work for nerve pain lyrica i tried didnt work for me now on nerontin worked for...
    ... take Topamax - it's in the same family of drugs as Lyrica and Neurontin. They all are used for seizure control...
    ... is so bad dr sain only to meds work for nerve pain lyrica i tried didnt work for me now on nerontin worked for ... please im desprite. To say that neurontin and lyrica are the only two pain meds that work for nerve pain...
    ... QUOTE=cardshark;4163270]To say that neurontin and lyrica are the only two pain meds that work for nerve pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Ambien Fentanyl Hydrocodone Neurontin Skelaxin Topamax Cymbalta Ketamine Lamictal

  16. RSD and Abdominal Surgery 12th November 2009
    ... for days). She saw the pain specialist twice, takes Lyrica on and off and has only had a few weeks of home OT...
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  17. Newly Diagnosed with RSD 10th November 2009
    ... Cricket. They did change me from Gabepentin to Lyrica and it seems to be working better (so far) however...
    ... cold out or when I'm having a flare up. I was put on Lyrica but didn't get any pain relief. It can take time to ... get some relief as the lyrica builds up in your system. I am now on morphine,soma...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica gabapentin BACLOFEN Morphine Soma

  18. RSD & Detox methods 7th November 2009
    ... high doses of morphine and muscle relaxers. Tried lyrica but never got any pain or burning relief. Thanks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ketamine Morphine lyrica

  19. what meds are you on?/and scs? 6th November 2009
    ... definitely increased. Bad enough to increase meds: 250 lyrica , 30 kadian, 30 cymbalta, lidoderm patch and valium ... have pain in all areas of arm. i have been on 300 lyrica , but i am too out of it.i have tried cymbalta 60 but...
    ... Ok so.... I take Lyrica 450mg, Zanaflex 12mg, Cipralex 10mg, T3's + Tramacet...
    ... Topamax and Zonegran). I am allergic to neurontin and lyrica . anti-inflammatories (Tolmentin), anti-depressants...
    ... so I had to discontinue them. I have also been on Lyrica and Neurontin which caused severe weight gain which...
    ... arm to both feet so my meds were changed a little. Lyrica , cymbalta, lidoderm and now oxycontin. Your right...
    ... scapula, leg, both feet and right hand. I was on lyrica , cymbalta, lidoderm patches and oxycontin. FINALLY...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium Cymbalta lidoderm lyrica Zanaflex Fentanyl Ketamine Methadone Neurontin Topamax zonegran Oxycontin

  20. RSD PLEASE Help! 28th October 2009
    ... both surgeries but he never mentioned RSD. Was on lyrica 300/day and vicodin prn. started therapy and hand ... what did you do" i would say nothing. weining me off lyrica my pain got worse. sent me to pain dr and he said ... 1st worked the best 8days and then not much. on Lyrica 250mg, cymbalta 30, kadian 20 and lidoderm. im small...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Cymbalta lidoderm lyrica

  21. Crps and other conditions 27th October 2009
    ... was the injury site. I'm currently on oxynorm and lyrica tablets as well as my warfarin. I was just wondering...
    ... 20mg of oxynorm 5 times daily and 1 300mg tablet of lyrica one a day, does this sound right to you?? Also my...
    ... because i'm getting very little relief, i was told Lyrica can take months to work?? Just a reminder i'm on 20mg ... of oxynorm 5 times a day and 1 300mg tablet of lyrica . I'm also getting very depressed very quick as i'm...
    ... more than you would think. It can take time for the lyrica to start to work where you actually notice a difference...
    ... Pain is 24-7... never eases up. I am on 450 mg of Lyrica per day & oxycocet for the pain. My family dr has ... taking over my life and depression is setting in. The Lyrica helps somewhat... not necessarily with the pain.. ... . but with sleep. Prior to the Lyrica ... was sleeping between 1-3 hrs a night... and broken...
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  22. Finding a new doctor - PLEASE READ!! 19th October 2009
    ... anathesiologist) that got me on the right medication ( Lyrica and Clonazepam) and lucky me I can stand water pressure...
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  23. New to this and have some questions 16th October 2009
    ... slow process so try to be patient. i no longer take lyrica or oxycodone also. there was a point after about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone lyrica

  24. 13 year old daughter diagnosed - advice?? 14th October 2009
    ... for a nerve block next week and she started taking Lyrica . The Lyrica has helped reduce the pain some so that...
    ... positive. A strong mindset is what is needed to conquer. Lyrica will help. Nerve blocks...Epidurals helped me the...
    ... has RSD. I was diagnosed in 07 and have been taking Lyrica along with Cymbalta. I've put on quite a bit of weight...
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  25. Help! 6th October 2009
    ... Grrrr I don't actually have any ideas really. I find Lyrica + Zanaflex help me most + Tramacet.... Other things...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zanaflex lyrica

  26. VERY disappointed 18th September 2009
    ... September of 07. It's in my feet and I'm on the usual Lyrica (lots) and a brand new medication called Savella...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ketamine Norco lyrica

  27. Drug Testing Blah 15th September 2009
    ... are some alternatives to what I"m on. I take 525 Lyrica , 15mgs of MS Contin 3x's a day and Norco. The Norco...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Morphine Norco lyrica

  28. Ketamine infusions at UCLA 31st August 2009
    ... trileptal so now all I'm taking is the Cymbalta and Lyrica and some norco when needed. Can you write me back...
    ... suppose to help the pain. I agreed to increase my Lyrica as well. So, that's the scoop. Everyone says that ... now I'm putting all my hope and all my money on the Lyrica , Cymbalta and Savella, with the occasional Norco....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Trileptal Cymbalta lyrica Ketamine Morphine

  29. Rsd 30th August 2009
    ... horrible pain. I was diagnosed in Sep on 2007 and I'm on Lyrica 675 each day, and 120 of Cymbalta. I take an occasional...
    ... diagnosed patient and my PM has been a great help! I take Lyrica and Cymbalta daily along with Tramadol for the pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ketamine Norco Cymbalta lyrica Tramadol

  30. Hope everyone is having a great week :) 19th August 2009
    ... I can get off these feet the better it feels. This lyrica has made me gain so much weight. I hate when the dr...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Soma lyrica

  31. I have lots of questions please 17th August 2009
    ... Trileptal because of ineffectiveness so I'll be down to Lyrica - 675 daily. I start working back in the classroom...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Trileptal lyrica

  32. Diagnosed Today..very scared. 13th August 2009
    ... fighting this thing. You will prob need prednisone, lyrica or gabapentin for nerve pain, antidepressants help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone lyrica gabapentin

  33. Numness in upper back...Please help!!! 7th August 2009
    ... the pain, burning, not even the painkillers or the lyrica , neurontin has been able to help....it has now spread...
    ... Oxicontin CR, roxicodone for the breakthrough pain, lyrica , neurontin, lexapro. With regards to my burning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin lyrica Lexapro Medrol

  34. Just diagnosed two months ago, need help, please!!! 26th July 2009
    ... a program of medicines that are working about 80% Lyrica , Oxycontin CR and oxycodone for the brakethrough pain...
    ... that a very common medicine is neurontin and also lyrica , along with numerous pain meds. Some are even on...
    ... you take for the pain? I understand neurontin and lyrica are for the nerve and burning sensation which I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Oxycodone Oxycontin lyrica

  35. Newly diagnosed with RSD 10th July 2009
    ... ibuprofen and such don't touch it. Sometimes meds like lyrica , neurontin and topomax help pain. They are drugs for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Ibuprofen Neurontin lyrica

  36. Been a Long time but I have a question. 18th June 2009
    ... you on Topamax is it normal for them to take you off Lyrica ? The new Pain Dr took me off from the lyrica and...
    ... Yes, that's normal. Lyrica and topomax are the same type of drug and shouldn...
    ... info I can.. I don't like the Topamax as much as the Lyrica .. The Topamax doesn't help my nerve pain as much I...
    ... had 6 nerve blocks with no help at all. They tried Lyrica with me, and I couldn't tolerate it. I have been on ... This has helped a lot without the weight gain of lyrica (side affect). Im also on tizanidine for leg spasms...
    ... work. I actually was up to 3600 mg daily. Then to Lyrica with Cymbalta and I've gained 50 pounds and I HATE ... pain. I'm curious -- why weren't you able to take Lyrica ? I'm also having some blurred vision and I'm not...
    ... requests to lower medication costs - be aware - if Lyrica or Neurontin is working for you and working well ...
    ... work. I actually was up to 3600 mg daily. Then to Lyrica with Cymbalta and I've gained 50 pounds and I HATE ... pain. I'm curious -- why weren't you able to take Lyrica ? I'm also having some blurred vision and I'm not ... Deb, You have the coolist icons !!! I couldn't take lyrica because of the severe dizziness it did to me. I was...
    ... worth it I"m sorry I would like to be back on the lyrica , I would rather be 700lbs and happy with what the ... lyrica does for me then 100lbs mean and dead or my daughter...
    ... Coasters, Good Night West Coasters! I am back on the Lyrica , The lady at my PC said If you are having that much...
    ... Coasters, Good Night West Coasters! I am back on the Lyrica , The lady at my PC said If you are having that much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Topamax lyrica Neurontin Norco Cymbalta Celexa

  37. Having difficult time dealing with the sweat! 14th June 2009
    ... sucks! The only thing that stopped it for me was lyrica . I quit taking it because it made the numbness in ... too. I hated to quit taking it but since I started lyrica to help the leg numbness well, making it worse was...
    ... I'll chime here real quick - Neurontin and Lyrica made me forget EVERYTHING- couldn't remember how to...
    ... terrified of that drug and they've not wanted me on Lyrica because of that reaction either. I'm not arguing because...
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  38. New To The Boards 14th May 2009
    ... very nice. he has me on percocet 10/325 4x a day... lyrica 2x a day..soma 3x a day as needed for increased pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Soma lidoderm lyrica

  39. Does this sound like RSD..... 26th April 2009
    ... pain killers. I cannot take NASIDS, asprin, cymbalta, lyrica , effexor, neurontin...ect. I am very sensitive to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Neurontin Ultram Cymbalta lyrica

  40. Life's curve ball's 23rd April 2009
    ... with the spasms and muscle aches. I've also tried lyrica . It can be very helpful with people who have rsd. ... If you haven't talked about lyrica to your doctor it may be helpful to go over your options...
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  41. How to tell if RSD has spread to your neck/shoulders??? 12th April 2009
    ... means my neck + back are already numbed with all my Lyrica ...so ya... Please give me feedback if possible. ...
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  42. Off to a rheumatologist next. 10th April 2009
    ... Neurontin, this worked OK, but I looked like I was drunk. Lyrica didnt help at all. I am very sensitive to meds. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Trileptal lyrica

  43. Kinda of embarrassing 10th April 2009
    ... better now that I'm not so focused on it. Taking Lyrica , Cymbalta and Trileptal. Please post after you've...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Trileptal Cymbalta lyrica

  44. What doctor for RSD help? 6th April 2009
    ... adult life isnt fair,lol. However he has switched my Lyrica to Trileptal to see if that helps more. I will see...
    ... most dr's although it took him 5 months to put me on Lyrica which is ridiculous.....so I would vote Rheumatologist...
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  45. Need to ask the gals a question 5th April 2009
    ... ncontinence. I was 48 yrs. old. I thought it was related to Lyrica so went off it and incontinence stopped. Unfortunately ... procedure to stop the incontinence. I'm now back on Lyrica and doing well. SO who knows if it was ironic or what...
    ... I am on heavy "in my opinion" pain pills.I was on lyrica for several months last fall but didn't see very good ... their were more side effects then benefits. Could the lyrica still be causing those problems? I know it's been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Soma

  46. Small Fiber Neuropathy 2nd April 2009
    ... have you tried lyrica i am on it for neuropathy and fibro myalgia i couldnt...
    ... I take lyrica along with 2 other drugs for the neuropathy. Within ... a week of being on lyrica my pain had decreased by at least 50%. I hope that ... neccessary to increase the doseage. I have been on lyrica since jan. 2007 and now take 200mg 2x a day. Alot...
    ... [QUOTE=anwise67;3972107]doodlebugsnana, I take lyrica along with 2 other drugs for the neuropathy. Within ... a week of being on lyrica my pain had decreased by at least 50%. I hope that ... neccessary to increase the doseage. I have been on lyrica since jan. 2007 and now take 200mg 2x a day. Alot ... longer than most people on this forum. I started on Lyrica 75 mg daily then went up all the way to 200mg twice ... never helped much. I recently went on Neurontin from Lyrica because of the cost and my fear of losing my job in ... but because of my SFN. Needless to say, I was on Lyrica for 6 years, never gave up on it. Neurontin is cheaper...
    ... longer than most people on this forum. I started on Lyrica 75 mg daily then went up all the way to 200mg twice ... never helped much. I recently went on Neurontin from Lyrica because of the cost and my fear of losing my job in ... but because of my SFN. Needless to say, I was on Lyrica for 6 years, never gave up on it. Neurontin is cheaper...
    ... 2/day). Has anyone experienced better results with Lyrica over Gabapentin? I started on Cymbalta about a week...
    ... drugs. I was seen every three months, fed lortabs, lyrica , topamax, and told I was an enigma in a conundrum ... lortabs, allergic reaction - laryngeal edema - to lyrica , and topamax literally sent me out of my mind. The...
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  47. Misdiagnosed with Fibromyalgia 31st March 2009
    ... was misdiagnosed with Fibromyalgia, my PCP put me on LYRICA (I swear, the Devil's drug). It was hell getting off ... 155 to 220 lbs. However, the worst side effect of LYRICA is that it ruined almost every tooth in my mouth. ... will drive anywhere to feel better. The FDA MUST TAKE LYRICA OFF THE MARKET! Pfizer did not do enough homework...
    ... Hi there, I am sorry you went thru so much with Lyrica , the drug certainly is not for everyone, we are all ... different and have different effects, but truly, Lyrica is a miracle drug for me, I have no side effects except ... 3 to 5 miles. I will deal with the weight gain as Lyrica has given me back somewhat of a normal life. Take...
    ... 3939927]Hi there, I am sorry you went thru so much with Lyrica , the drug certainly is not for everyone, we are all ... different and have different effects, but truly, Lyrica is a miracle drug for me, I have no side effects except ... 3 to 5 miles. I will deal with the weight gain as Lyrica has given me back somewhat of a normal life. Take ... care... Sunny Sunny: I am certainly glad that LYRICA has helped you with your disease, but really look ... at all of the blogs and search " LYRICA side effects", you will find a whole lot more negatives ... said about Lyrica than positives. The thing you might need to be thinking ... s note that said he had to detox from MORPHINE and LYRICA was more difficult to detox than the very, very strong ... patients on Benzos (Valium, etc..) to help them get off Lyrica . Again, I am happy it works for you, but if you look ... through all of the forums and blogs about LYRICA , the majority are very negative. I certainly wasn...
    ... sorry that you had such a terrible experience with Lyrica . I too was on it for a time and had some bad side ... took a few weeks for me to be completely off of the Lyrica and up to the full Topamax dose. I know that we ... obviously people out there who have been helped by Lyrica . Try to keep an open mind - please post what your ... valid input and I hope that it helps her. I've seen Lyrica help 2 other people significantly with RSD and one...
    ... sorry that you had such a terrible experience with Lyrica . I too was on it for a time and had some bad side ... took a few weeks for me to be completely off of the Lyrica and up to the full Topamax dose. I know that we ... obviously people out there who have been helped by Lyrica . Try to keep an open mind - please post what your ... valid input and I hope that it helps her. I've seen Lyrica help 2 other people significantly with RSD and one ... side effects and then make my own decisions. I hope LYRICA will not have more serious side effects as people...
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  48. To be or not to be... 29th March 2009
    ... injections (never again on those things!), neurontin, lyrica , and the lidoderm patches. I have only had nerve...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Neurontin lidoderm lyrica

  49. Topiramate and Lyrica 24th March 2009
    ... I would think you will step down off the lyrica while you step up the topomax. It shouldn't be taken...
    ... too gained 45 pounds, from neurontin and then from Lyrica . But, I try to put it into perspective. I'm able ... the time, my pain is manageable. I hurt, but the Lyrica pretty much keeps it under control. I also take Trileptal ... - It gave me the worst memory loss I've ever had. Lyrica gives most folks memory loss, but the Topomax was...
    ... Gaollan;3932077]I would think you will step down off the lyrica while you step up the topomax. It shouldn't be taken ... are doing to me. Question, would the Topiramate or Lyrica be considered "heavy" medications? I take Lyrica/Topiramate...
    ... too gained 45 pounds, from neurontin and then from Lyrica . But, I try to put it into perspective. I'm able ... the time, my pain is manageable. I hurt, but the Lyrica pretty much keeps it under control. I also take Trileptal ... - It gave me the worst memory loss I've ever had. Lyrica gives most folks memory loss, but the Topomax was ... bit. Hopefully it will be no worse then what the Lyrica has done to me, but without the weight gain. How...
    ... how you can not have any crazy side effects from the Lyrica or whatever you take. This seems crazy to me. I...
    ... you with your medication process... side effects and Lyrica ... they were TERRIBLE for me... I am now on Topomax...
    ... with these two drugs in combination, Topiramate and Lyrica ? My Rx. Dr. just recently prescribed the Topiramate ... and I am to use this in conjunction with the Lyrica . The Lyrica has been effective, up to a point. The ... if my Rx. Dr. said that I will be weening off the Lyrica or if I am going to take them together. Since they ... I as the others here gained alot of weight on the lyrica . However I was since put on the topiramate for almost ... same thing it seems. NOTE* I was weaned off the lyrica before starting the topiramate because the lyrica ... major suicidal overdrive, it improved as soon as the lyrica left my system. Good luck, Sandra...
    ... Im a rookie..1st time here. I am on Topiramate and Lyrica . I actually have been on Topamax for a while but new ... to Lyrica. I have been having reactions to the Lyrica (weight gain and moods that switch and are amplified ... the drop of a dime) Could it be I need to lower the Lyrica ? I really like the effect it has had on me otherwise...
    ... really can't recommend anything sorry. I think the Lyrica is working good for me although it does have it's...
    ... drugs are used in combination regularly. Thanks, lyrica made my depression plummet and so it was replaced ... with the topomax.. as soon as I went off the lyrica my state of mind improved, however I understand that...
    ... I think it is definitely better than Neurontin and Lyrica in that regard. It has helped my migraines A LOT...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica Neurontin Trileptal Vicodin Topamax BACLOFEN Flexeril

  50. OMG I am speechless!! How is this possible 18th March 2009
    ... might happen.I had that problem last year.I was given lyrica to try and help with the rsd.Turns out that it was...
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  51. Intrathecal Pain Pump 13th March 2009
    ... 8 and I'm doing my best to keep it controlled with Lyrica , Cymbalta & Trileptal, with an occasional Vicodin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Trileptal Vicodin Cymbalta lyrica

  52. Looking For Someone WIth RSD To Chat About This Hell 13th March 2009
    ... will try writing things down because I noticed with Lyrica I forget things more. Have you ever use that new ten...
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  53. Lyrica? 11th March 2009
    ... I took Lyrica for about a year. It was the only drug I had taken ... taking it after a week, same as all the others. Lyrica didn't do that to me and the only side effect I had ... couple of surprising and welcomed "side effects" from lyrica was that it stopped my night sweats completely and ... loss drug among us. People who've gained weight on lyrica or neurontin say when they switch to topomax they ... while on the other one. I bet it's a lot cheaper than lyrica too! LOL Ask the doc about this one and see if he ... ll let you try it instead. It works the same way as lyrica and the others. They all are supposed to help nerve...
    ... Hi there; I am on Lyrica and have been since June 08 (started 5 months after ... practice everything I preach understandably. I think Lyrica is worth it as it has taken away the zaps and burning...
    ... doctor said that the neurontin was a bit more than the lyrica and I can get a patient assistance for the lyrica ... ,but just lyrica . The burning that I have is not that bad.Even on a ... guess I'm just going to have to jump in and try the lyrica . I've always been that person that didn't even want ... Popstarrdiva, Thank you for your imput about the lyrica . I had a question for you since you are or were a ... be great.Thanks again for replying to me about the lyrica . Deanne...
    ... Lyrica is the "new" version of Neurontin. Not sure what they ... nothing like I did when I tried the neurontin. To get lyrica free from the company you have to meet the income ... any help from the state or for me to have gotten the lyrica for free from the company. We live check to check...
    ... anybody.I also can get patient assistance for the lyrica and it's only $10 for a 3 month supply.I make to much...
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  54. Are WE not PEOPLE...too 9th March 2009
    ... office long enough for him to write my a script for Lyrica . My mom, was a podiatrist says is a really bad drug ... put poison into and see what happens, he said if the lyrica does not work in 2 weeks we get to chat about nerve...
    ... their oath upon graduation otherwise. LOL As to the Lyrica ....it's the same as anything else. It might work for...
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  55. Lovely March...grrr... 6th March 2009
    ... ve had RSD for almost 2 years, but this winter the Lyrica handled the pain so well that I was able to go down ... has ratcheted up again. I've gained 60 pounds on the Lyrica so I don't want to go back to 200 mg per day again...
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  56. A Partial Verdict if that is possible! 13th February 2009
    ... narc fan, who is, but the pain clinic recommended lyrica which my insurance won't pay for, and 2 vicodin /...
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  57. Why do they keep telling me I'm young and will recover? 11th February 2009
    ... take us serious and the best care of us. I am On lyrica 400 mgs MSContin, Norco for the breakthrough pain...
    ... My husband's doctor said that the Lyrica was causing his hand tremors and that the narcotics ... myoclonic jerks as his body was relaxing. He went off Lyrica and tried Topamax to see if the tremors would stop ... of the Topomax were so bad that he went back on the Lyrica and just lived with the tremors. They lessened for...
    ... Sunnycal;3887133]My husband's doctor said that the Lyrica was causing his hand tremors and that the narcotics ... myoclonic jerks as his body was relaxing. He went off Lyrica and tried Topamax to see if the tremors would stop ... of the Topomax were so bad that he went back on the Lyrica and just lived with the tremors. They lessened for...
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  58. Weight gain on lyrica... 9th February 2009
    ... Lyrica is very known for weight gain, I also gained tons...
    ... about taking Topamax instead of Neurontin and/or Lyrica because it doesn't seem to cause the same weight problems...
    ... doing my job to now "hovering": around like 90-95. lyrica ganied alot of wieght for me but i am thinking it ... have to say that within about two weeks of going off lyrica . despite the incresae in my pain that had been somewhat ... better with lyrica ,alot of other things just got much better,and safe ... shudder!! i would 'imagine' once you go off of lyrica for good,that the weight los may just follow too. ... okay there. try getting them done WITH still being on lyrica than after about one month after you have been compltetly ... and kind of scarey thing i found after going off og lyrica and just doing some very basic reasrch on it was the ... of difernt things will get btter once you are off lyrica . believe me, you can be experiencing things(side effects ... either notinced or vever would have attributed to lyrica . time will tell. please keep us posted. just keep...
    ... all information you shared in your post !! wow, did Lyrica really cause all those awful side effects with your...
    ... about everyone knows that I hate the weight gain on Lyrica , but my doctor say's its the magic pill for RSDers...
    ... experience with cymbalta was really insane,just like with lyrica but in a whole different way. we still don;t know...
    ... 30 mg if used for depression. My doc told me that Lyrica is #1 to combat our nerve pain, then Cymbalta is ...
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  59. RSD The Beginning 7th February 2009
    ... similar manner (that many on this board talk about) are Lyrica and Topamax. I've tried the Lyrica and I found it...
    ... similar manner (that many on this board talk about) are Lyrica and Topamax. I've tried the Lyrica and I found it...
    ... Use your other insurance and get treated. I'm on Lyrica , Cymbalta, Trileptal (another anti-convulsant) and...
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  60. Where to find a rsd doctor 6th February 2009
    ... everyone to help it. Topomax is one med, others are lyrica , cymbalta, neurontin. As with everything, finding...
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  61. Newbie. Was said to have. Seems so. Questions. 5th February 2009
    ... Neurontin began to not work, so I was switched to Lyrica and Cymbalta, both which are nerve pain medications ... and now I am taking 4 of those daily, along with the lyrica & the cymbalta and he's recently added an anti seizure...
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  62. YAAAAY!!!!! Can do a Lidocaine Infusion!!! 5th February 2009
    ... again Wendy, I'm not taken any opiods. Still on Lyrica , Cymbalta, and Trileptal. Must admit though that...
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  63. Diagnosed with RSD - not sure 31st January 2009
    ... get immediate treatment with blocks and meds like Lyrica , Neurontin....which kill nerve pain. Hope this helps...
    ... on some medication that can treat it -- Neurontin, Lyrica , Cymbalta, etc etc. Like it's said in a previous ... Anyways, I was given Neurontin in the beginning, then Lyrica and Cymbalta and now I'm on some pain pills and Trileptal...
    ... according to a lot of other people really helps anything. Lyrica helps, as with most things, not for everyone. Both ... neurontin and lyrica cause weight gain. Topomax is another and does not...
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  64. Help!! Slipped in Snow + Fell+ Now my neck, shouder arm and back are killing me? 29th January 2009
    ... for pain meds, but what should I ask for? I am on Lyrica 300, Miacalcin 200, Naprelan 500 as needed + Tramacet...
    ... and so on. One of the drugs I took for a while was Lyrica although it did seem to help it caused me to feel ... me or in a mind fog. The thing is, I haven't taking Lyrica for a long time and still feel odd that way and have ... concentration game but I can't help but wonder if the Lyrica isn't the other part of it since I don't recall feeling...
    ... totally different person. It is hard! I wonder if the Lyrica can do that??? !!! I will look it up and thanks for...
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  65. Cold CRPS plus 27th January 2009
    ... that I have just recently discovered. I have been on Lyrica (300mg) for the last 6 months I think, and Effexor ... giant distraction. Plus since I have been taking the Lyrica my thigh muscles feel like the after effects of doing...
    ... First to address the muscle soreness from the Lyrica . Unexplained muscle problems, such as muscle pain...
    ... I haven't been told that I am on a high dose of Lyrica . Does it seem like a high dose (300mg/day) ? Under ... foot/ankle goes :). What is the difference between Lyrica and the Topamax? Yes I have had physical therapy...
    ... periencing the same symptoms... I don't know to much about Lyrica .. So Listen to Karen and talk to your dr about it...
    ... I haven't been told that I am on a high dose of Lyrica . Does it seem like a high dose (300mg/day) ? Under ... foot/ankle goes :). What is the difference between Lyrica and the Topamax? Yes I have had physical therapy ... flaring to constant. The "maximum" dosage a day of Lyrica is 600mg. They don't suggest any more than that and ... people experience a huge amount of weight gain on lyrica and neurontin. Topomax has no weight gain and those...
    ... it has done nothing to relieve the cramping pain. Lyrica is still at the same dose, Efexxor has been upped...
    ... doc, as of yesterday I am starting the ween down the Lyrica to switch to the Topamax, hopefully by next Thursday...
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  66. Weaning off Lyrica, Switching to Topomax??? 26th January 2009
    ... My husband, who has RSD, was weaned off Lyrica and onto Topamax. As I recall, he decreased the Lyrica ... increased the Topamax, so he was not totally off the Lyrica before starting the Topamax. So there was a period ... Sorry, but I thought you should know. He is back on Lyrica now, and his weight has stabilized after gaining back...
    ... I just quit taking Lyrica a couple of weeks ago now. I came down from 150mg ... s nothing more than the rsd kicking up because the lyrica was helping them both stay low. I don't know or...
    ... nerve from multiple foot surgeries. I switched from Lyrica to Topamax because I had gained a few pounds on Lyrica ... was fairly effective for the pain, but I think the Lyrica was better. The side effect I had with Lyrica was...
    ... many, not all. My doctor wouldn't let me go off the Lyrica though, so the Topomax got added. Holy cow, my experience ... severe brain fog -- Much worse than with high dose of Lyrica so I went off of it. As much as I hate my weight ... gain, I would hate increased pain a whole lot more. Lyrica has much better ability to lessen our pain. It...
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  67. A difficult week -- Glad its over 24th January 2009
    ... frustrated -- So many meds have become part of my life. Lyrica , Cymbalta, Vicodin, Norco, Lipitor (high cholestrol...
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  68. new to RSD and confused! 18th January 2009
    ... anything, even muscle relaxers and other ones like lyrica or cymbalta, any med at all. Our bodies will become...
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  69. Physical Therapy Is KILLING Me 14th January 2009
    ... honestly I have not seen a difference. I have also tried Lyrica and Cymbalta and neither helped. I have had the hardest...
    ... and the sticky stuff causes a horrible rash, And the Lyrica .. I'm sure gaining all this weight from it CAN"T be...
    ... am not the only one who forgets things. On the Lyrica subject, I had heard that it causes weight gain! I...
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  70. Has anyone tried that Ketamine Coma? 11th January 2009
    ... psychosis happening. I was doing pretty good with Lyrica and Cymbalta, but recently have had to take Vicodine...
    ... new medication and/or different treatment for this? Lyrica is a sample of one of the newer medications. And,...
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  71. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy? 6th January 2009
    ... came back. I am desperate. I am taking 200mg of Lyrica 3 times a day and 100mg of Tramadol 3 times a day...
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  72. New to RSD; New to this site 28th December 2008
    ... have not taken one prescription pill yet (minus 1 Lyrica but I didn't like the way it made me feel so I stopped...
    ... wanted to tell you that i take 60mg of cymbalta, 300 mg Lyrica , and 750 Vikadin as needed on a daily basis. Although...
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  73. New to this site i have rsd 28th December 2008
    ... leg out, but everything I do hurts. I am now taking lyrica , cymbalta, and wearing the Duragesic Patch. As I said...
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  74. RSD so many questions 18th December 2008
    ... patch to the area 12 hr on then 12 off. Have tried Lyrica what a wonder pain reliever, but I got facial swelling...
    ... not just pain meds. The others, anti-depressants, lyrica ,cymbalta,neurontin.....none of these can be quit cold ... please don't worry about addiction. Have you tried lyrica or one of the other meds? They're supposed to help...
    ... keep my off the drugs that have heavy side effects. Lyrica , and Amptrimpline I have tried with good results but...
    ... not just pain meds. The others, anti-depressants, lyrica ,cymbalta,neurontin.....none of these can be quit cold ... please don't worry about addiction. Have you tried lyrica or one of the other meds? They're supposed to help ... ben quite successful. I have recently started taking lyrica and found that to help with the burning pain. I am...
    ... or leg jerk uncontrollably, and one more med like lyrica or neurontin or cymbalta or topomax. They're supposed...
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  75. A RSD patient and having NEW surgery Pre-Op & Post-Op Treatments ???? 11th December 2008
    ... Stopped taking NEURONTIN @ 3600mg per day. Started LYRICA 75mg twice a day. I think that's what let the CRPS...
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