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... Looks like that they are having opposite effect. Although I guess it all has to do with age, menopausaul, etc..... Lyrica is still new out there, and my PCP, who specializes in diabetes, was against me trying the drug out when I posted the thread is Lyrica better than Neurontin! ... (41 replies)
... Laura I'm glad that the lyrica is working well for you. ... (9 replies)
... I also haven't lost any weight on it, but I haven't gained much either. I think it is definitely better than Neurontin and Lyrica in that regard. ... (21 replies)

... but that's just sometimes the way day to day is with RSD. Mine is in upper left and going full body now. ... (8 replies)
... nally have never tried Lyrica, but I see my doctor tommorrow, and she's been on vacation, so I'm sure she will be a quick in and out. I posted an earlier thread, is Lyrica better than Neurontin. .. and it's quite lengthy. Youmight want to read that. It's several pages long. ... (41 replies)
... Hi cskud! Glad you got this message. There is a rather long thread that I started called is Lyrica better than neurontin. I have nicknamed the drug neROTTEN! ... (3 replies)
... That was a very good explanation on the seziure meds. I am impressed. What you did is let others see, that diffferent drugs work on different people, but you explained why. ... (10 replies)
... ths to overcome the drug and they had me on 600 mg. times 5 a day. As most RSD'rs, we are desperate to try anything. I think it's great that you can decrease the Neurontin and take Lyrica at the same time. Almost makes you wonder what they will come up with next. ... (41 replies)
... My husband was taking Neurontin three times a day. ... (41 replies)
... Lyrica is a new drug, made by the same people as neurontin, that was developed with nerve pain in mind. I was on neurontin for about one year. I like you felt scatter brained and deeply depressed. I was also in a great deal of pain while taking 1800 mg of neurontin. ... (41 replies)
... know how u feel. I continue to take neurontin 600 mg. ... (4 replies)
... I cannot tell you how happy I am that you have had such wonderful success with Topomax. I am taking Lyrica right now but the weight that I have gained from Lyrica is just too much and is making me so depressed. Plus since my RSD is in my legs and feet, I would think that having this extra weight cannot not be good. ... (51 replies)
... any drug, it should be thoroughly researched and you have to be careful with new classes of drugs. i don't think things are tested long enough sometimes and it is only after thousands of people have taken it do they realize there is a problem with it. so that it is so new worries me. ... (35 replies)
Botox gone bad
Aug 12, 2006
... of botox injections and never had anyone with the same reactions I have had. He tried to say it was the topamax, but I reminded him I have been on a higher dose than I am now without these issues, and I have also been on it for nearly 5 years, why have problems now? ... (8 replies)
... Hi Stephanie. I took Neurontin for over 3 years... the first couple of months I was in the typical "neurontin "fog" but my family helped me so I could get through it. ... (10 replies)
... Neuropathy is a generic term for pain from nerves. Diabetics get neuropathy pain in their feet as a result I think of poor blood flow over time. It is similar to the burning of RSD but I don't think it spreads nor is there as much sensitivity to touch etc. ... (4 replies)
... I have been on neurontin for 10 years for RSD and I have never had any of those feelings you all describe. My Doc did say that neurontin in combination with any other type of drug will intensiy the other drugs effect mainly any pain meds.I am only on 100 mg 3 x aday though. ... (41 replies)
... I don't know whether it is stated somewhere above this level but I learned that the difference in Lyrica and Neurontin is that Lyrica operates at the Spinal level, preventing pain messages from getting to the brain. I guess you could say it operates a little like a block. ... (41 replies)
... Hmmm. So you had better results on Lyrica. That's interesting. When I ran Lyrica by docs they said that it is in the form of Neurotten. ... (41 replies)
... Our experiences with the two drugs depend on the individual. I had the runs on neurontin and didnt with Lyrica, but the memory ditzy thing is worse on the lyrica with me! BUt it is the only side effect, I have to think harder! LOL I am studying at Uni whilst on this!!! Yes the memory thing does not help! ... (41 replies)

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