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... I'm new to the board. I've been dealing with CRPS since March 2010. ... (7 replies)
... calories and doing the exercise bike for 1 hr a day. I was a zombie on top of it. My dr. switched me to Zonegran, and I liked it for the most part. I lost the weight quickly. Once I got a high dose though I started getting headaches so I stopped it around the same time I got my scs put in. ... (7 replies)
... SD for 4.5 years and have gained 100 lbs. It is horrible! I can not take neurontin or lyrica, or most of the rest of the meds because of severe allergies. The weight gain I think is part of the whole condition. ... (7 replies)

... I'm so proud of you hun for giving it your all to try to get rid of the weight for you! When you say loose weight, i hate that word because when we loose something we always try to find it, and the lbs can just be gone! ... (17 replies)
... first 2 ankle surgeries they tried Lyrica on me after ankle injections didn't work. I was on it for a year and a half and it didn't ease the pain much and I did gain weight. No matter how little of my favorite foods or how many salads I ate, I couldn't control the weight gain. ... (17 replies)
... sleepiness, dizziness, and weight gain. She's doing topical desensitization physical therapy when she can tolerate it. I'm off... her pain is increasing as I type. ... (13 replies)
Cold CRPS plus
Jan 30, 2009
... The topomax is the same class of drug but slightly different ingredients. It's nickname is the "weight loss" drug. A lot of people experience a huge amount of weight gain on lyrica and neurontin. Topomax has no weight gain and those who switch to it generally lose some of the weight they gained on the other med. ... (21 replies)
... I am so glad he is doing better and that you two have a child. That's awesome! God is good!!! I am with you Jonathan on the losing the weight thing! I was down to almost 130lbs before I injured myself. I am now 150lbs! When you are 45 years old and 5'2", let's just say it aint pretty! ... (44 replies)
... For some on the board, they had alot of weight gain as well, but I have a high metabolizim. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, Im on Lyrica from 4 to 6 times a day depending on my pain level. I have gain around 100 pounds in over 6 years, especially around the stomach area and it doesn't seem how little I eat or as much as I exercise the weight doesn't go away. ... (7 replies)
... I've always fought weight issues and just about all meds have the side effect of weight gain. I think I gained more weight from depression than meds. I was in total denial of how severe the depression was.I ate to compensate. Hope my long winded explanation helps. ... (17 replies)
... Oh! Thank goodness for this thread! :D I am in Australia, and we do kilos here (not sure of the conversion?) and since an operation in August I have stacked on the weight...15 kilos in 12 weeks. I started Gabapentin/Neurontin at the same time. I knew it couldn't be just the sedentary life I currently am forced to lead. I am having a 7 day inpatient ketamine infusion... (7 replies)
New to CRPS or RDS
Mar 11, 2007
... you on the Neurontin because Lyrica didn't help me at all. Besides Neurontin is also cheaper and if you read up on both Lyrica has more side effects, especially weight gain that I have not experienced taking Neurontin. But some people believe differently but medicine always works different for others. ... (11 replies)
... ands more respect in the medical community than CRPS, so I imagine the trajectory of your treatment would take shape in a way that is currently impossible with a CRPS diagnosis. ... (7 replies)
... For some, the nerve blocks reset the nerves, much like restarting a stuck computer. The gradual desensitization process is another method to gain relief, by sending positive reinforcement to your brain that your limb is okay. ... (11 replies)
Mar 11, 2009
... I've heard about weight gain and I'm told that I can't gain weight because my leg won't stand an extra 30 or 50 pounds. Does it really make everyone gain weight? ... (12 replies)
... things about stopping Cymbalta so I'm not sure I want to deal with that down the line. Basically I'm thinking of switching... I've heard Amitriptyline can cause weight gain and I'm fine with some, but am concerned about too much because I can't exercise too much with RSD in my foot. ... (1 replies)
... There are many medications out there I have tried both lyrica and gabap. with nothing but horrible side effects and not enough pain relief. RSD/CRPS plus other things... 5 yrs almost. I am lucky to have a great pain management doctor. I have a wierd mix but it works for me. Tzanidine for spasms, Topamax and methadone(very low dose). I tried all of the non opoids and nothing... (1 replies)
... Do you mind if I ask if the Lyrica has made you gain weight? ... (17 replies)
... Do you mind if I ask if the Lyrica has made you gain weight? ... (17 replies)

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