... op it and start taking Cymbalta to see if it would work...So I did just that, worst mistake I could have ever made. I had hard core withdrawals from stopping the Lyrica for five days..I was stuck in the bed couldn't hardly get up, had cold sweats constantly, and was very nauseated. ... (8 replies)
... I've been on Lyrica since Dec of '11. I started off at 25 mg and gradually went up to 75. Weight gain, stuttering, just a few of the side effects for me. ... (8 replies)
... eek later, I am finally making some headway with recovery from Lyrica. Doing better, but still don't have my strength back. I have an allergy list a "mile" long. Lyrica and any drug like it will be added to it. Fibromyalgia is a wicked syndrome, but Lyrica ranks right up there. Never again. I will stick to basics. ... (8 replies)
... Ask your dr about Savella :) its supposed to pass through the liver & not build up like other meds. I hate the sweating but I usually freeze so I guess it's better than that...
Lyrica should not have made you feel worst. I've had meds that didn't do anything for me, so I quit taking them. Sometimes Drs like to push the meds alittle too much...
Some people do well taking IB... (8 replies)
... It makes me wonder too. All I know is, when I get off Lyrica, I will never take anything like this again. It didn't help. Actually, it caused me more pain, and depression. My stomach is all messed up from so much anxiety, now. (8 replies)
... I'm not sure why the approval of Cymbalta and Lyrica suddenly means that all those other drugs don't work for fibro! ... (8 replies)
... Thank you for your input. I am giving second thoughts to starting on Neurotin. I'm suppose to stop Lyrica on Friday and start Neurotin on Saturday. I'm scared to death of taking another drug. I am taking Celexa, or rather we started taking it this past Monday. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome! :)
I have been on it & weined off. I really didn't notice withdraws but I switched to Savella rather quickly so I think that's why. Cymbolta was a nightmare! It helped with pain but that, Lyrica & Nuerontin I notice I had spells of depression & they made the fatigue worst! I weined off cymbolta & was on my couch for a week in total pain & so so so sick! I really... (8 replies)
... I believe Lyrica has made my pain and depression worse. This past Monday with the doctor's suggestion I am starting the weaning process. ... (8 replies)
... tried lyrica for 2 days. it intensified every pain in my body and left me with no use of my legs. i could not walk. quit day 3 and day 4 everything was fine. ... (12 replies)
... I have been on Lyrica for almost 2 years. I take 150 mg twice a day. ... (8 replies)
... I was on Lyrica for only a few months and had to quit. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you, Sunny. I couldn't get the Lyrica yesterday (wanted to try it over the weekend) because it needs a prior authorization, but I will try it probably next weekend, when I have nothing I have to function at the next day.
May I just ask how much weight you gained from it?
Seaturtle (8 replies)
... Hi Seaturtle, I have been taking Lyrica for a couple of years now. I started out at 75mg and worked up to 300MG a day. ... (8 replies)
... I just got an Rx for Lyrica from neurologist. ... (8 replies)
... My PM doctor gave me a sample trial of 21 capsule of Lyrica. Can someone tell me what a prescription costs? It is in 50 mg capsules. I have BC/BS insurance, but I don't know if it will cover it. I took my first one last night and felt slightly more drowsy and buzzed than usual this morning. Didn't seem to help the pain much. The literature that came with it said if it is... (15 replies)
... ng of my FM pain. I went off of it after 3 months and switched to Neurontin. It seems to be effective and no side effects like the Lyrica. It's a shame, since Lyrica is specifically prescribed to FM patients...and it actually made my FM worse. ... (7 replies)
... I haven't had an withdrawal symptoms from the Lyrica that I can pinpoint. There's so many different things going on with pain and new things that I'm sure I couldn't tell anyway. ... (12 replies)
... especially if you know you don't need. Clinical, or physical, dependency is what most people actually deal with. It's VERY different from addiction. You can have withdrawal symptoms with clinical dependency, but they won't kill you like addiction withdrawal symptoms can. ... (12 replies)
... It's never been easy. I wound up missing about 3 days while waiting for the stars to align or something. Luckily, I didn't have any withdrawal symptoms, like seizures. ... (8 replies)