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... and she had the stellate ganglion block the next day. I think the block has worn off because the pain did start to return a day or two later, but with the Lyrica and methadone she is a changed person. She has her life back! She is smiling and laughing! ... (41 replies)
... isn't treated for a long period of time. In my case it was about 2 years. Doctors never gave me enough pain meds to lower the pain caused by first a bone spur and tear in my shoulder, then a surgery after 2 years to fix it. ... (35 replies)
... I think i was probably one of the first on the board to try Lyrica...I too was on the neurontin...and for the horrid side affects couldnt take it....Ive been pn lyrica about a month and a half...have notice a dramatic and i mean DRAMATIC reduction in the burning stabbing pain we all love so much. ... (41 replies)

... You're right, everyone's body chemistry is different. That's what makes RSD so hard to treat. My husband started on Neurontin. It made him gain weight and have trouble with memory and concentration. So he tried Topamax. THAT made him totally depressed, slept all day, didn't eat or anything. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks Karen for giving me something to think about. I thought I was gaining the weight because the medicine was causing me to be so much more hungry and to actually crave certain foods. I thought I had better will power than I did. I have tried so hard to but sometimes the cravings seem to get the better of me. ... (17 replies)
... You're welcome! Topomax is in the same family of drugs. It's worked for a lot of people and it does make you not so hungry too so that's good for those who gain weight like this from the meds. ... (17 replies)
... It is the afternoon of the sixth day after the stellate block, and I cannot believe how wonderful I feel. I did an incredible amount of housework yesterday, and my hands are cracked and raw from all the chemical cleaners. ... (3 replies)
... and RSD would cause myoclonic jerks as his body was relaxing. He went off Lyrica and tried Topamax to see if the tremors would stop and they lessened. However, the side effects of the Topomax were so bad that he went back on the Lyrica and just lived with the tremors. ... (15 replies)
... Wow, Robert, that is great news about your wife! My husband has been on methadone, and started the Lyrica yesterday. ... (41 replies)
... I have rsd in my left leg and I get the tremors all the time.My doctor told me that it's my nerves that have the rsd having mini seizures. ... (15 replies)
... Sansy has been having definite "impairment" but she went on methadone and Lyrica at the same time so we don't know if it's on or the other, or both. We're hoping it'll go away soon... ... (41 replies)
... He has rivers running down the back of his neck and back. We thought it was the methadone, but maybe it is the Cymbalta. He's been on it for several years and has been sweating like that for several years, so we will have to look back at the time sequence. Thanks for the idea. ... (51 replies)
... I hear you about taking pain meds and still living at high pain levels. THAT is NOT pain management. ... (35 replies)
... Wow Ladies, looks like we got quite the thread going! Did you check out the replies and the readings? ... (35 replies)
... Sansy, I am so happy to hear you have had such great results and so happy that i could be of help in telling you about the lyrica and methadone. Im really glad they are working for you..Enjoy your new found freedom, however, dont overdue it as you dont want to pay for it so to speak later. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Msswanks and Barb! ... (35 replies)
... I have used Oxycontin in March of this year. OMG, it was the first real relief I had in over 2 years. I put off going the narcotic route as long as I could, and probably too long as I'm learning by not treating chronic pain effectively can cause even MORE problems down the road. ... (35 replies)
... Ever since I have been prescribed Lyrica and methadone I have gained so much weight! I don't mean just a little either. I mean quite a bit of weight. ... (17 replies)
... So happy to read your reply. I am doing great on the methadone 5mg 3x daily and I have seen such a change in the pain and my outlook. It has been a godsend. ... (21 replies)
... For my pain, I take ES Vicodin and Methadone. ... (10 replies)

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