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... So, the question is, does anyone have anything they can recommend as an alternative to Lyrica? ... (13 replies)
Lyrica alternative
Dec 14, 2009
... works similar to Lyrica but is not a direct alternative and it did not work for me at all. ... (6 replies)

Lyrica alternative
Dec 15, 2009
... Yes they are very similar. Neurontin was the first medication to come out probably 10 years ago. ... (6 replies)
... I am taking the Lyrica for the nerve pain, and while I am certain it is helping with the pain, the weight gain and swelling have me very concerned. ... (13 replies)
From Oxy to Opana
Nov 30, 2007
... lex in the beginning for muscle spasms and the cramping that hits me behind my knees, the tops of my thighs and the back of them all at once but when that failed to keep things in check, they put me on baclofen instead, which is currently 15 mg three tiems a day. ... (3 replies)
... Best would be to ask your GP for a referral to one they recommend. If they are unwilling or don't know of any, then you may need to find one on your own. Pain docs will have more education and experience in controlling pain. A good one uses a combination of methods. ... (9 replies)
... as is your doctor is prescribing you what would be a super high dose of Oxy, most docs will not prescribe patients anymore than 3 to 4 80's per day along with some breakthrough meds. ... (10 replies)
... Two foot surgeries in two years have left me with an aggravated nerve in the ball of my foot.............hurts to walk. no problem otherwise. My GP has been wonderfully understanding as he has handled the post op for me. ... (3 replies)
... I have been using oxycontin for a chronic pain condition for 2 years. I only get 7 to 7.5 hours of effect from the drug. However, I only take the drug 3 times daily. ... (7 replies)
Lyrica alternative
Dec 14, 2009
... Penny I think you should ask your doctor for Lyrica samples. Explain the situation to doctor and they might help. ... (6 replies)
... I think it may have been about a week. You could start on really low dose and titrate up which is what doctors usually do. The other alternative is to suffer in pain not knowing if Lyrica would actually help. It really is your choice but I would suggest at least going on a low dose. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, I just started Lyrica too. I'm on the 7th day. So far I've noticed an increase in appetite to the point of getting up in the middle of the night to eat a sandwich, chips and ice cream. ... (3 replies)
Lyrica alternative
Dec 14, 2009
... almost every drug co that espescially makes the more popular name brand drugs just usually do have some 'indigent' type of program for their meds to certain patients who qualify. i do think you could stand a good chance here if they offer it. ... (6 replies)
... What in the world are you taking so much of the acetaminophen for. That is a ridiculous amount. The Effexor is a very small amount that he has you starting out on. If you don't mind me asking, why are you taking Ultram, acetaminophen, fentanyl patch and lyrica. Seems like quite a bit of some of the same meds. Jenn (2 replies)
... Over the past 9 years I've dealt with chronic pain lower limb. I've tried various medications which didn't seem to work on my behalf. At this point I've remained steady on high dosages of Lyrica and 20x3 Oxycontin daily. ... (1 replies)
... Welcome! I would read your contract to see if it specifies their pill count rules. Although it could potentially be subject to a pill count, I think it would be unusual...typically they just care about Schedule II meds in that respect. ... (4 replies)
... and alternative therapies may be a great option for you. In the meantime, how about trying to reduce your dosage? ... (20 replies)
... What would be a similar alternative to taking 30mg of hydrocodone daily? ... (15 replies)
... You are just starting this journey and must give each of the modalities and combinations of them a fair try before going to narcotic pain medications....... ... (5 replies)


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