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... I am taking Lyrica. It replaced Neurontin and is less harsh on my stomach. ... (23 replies)
Apr 24, 2011
... I did try Lyrica first, but found out I am allergic to it. Even thought I got no sleep last night, I still feel better today than I did the first few days on it. Hopefully I can function if I take it in the a.m. as well. ... (7 replies)
... I've been on neurontin for 3 years and it's not shutting my body down. ... (3 replies)

... which is probably the case but I wanted to reach out to you here. It sounds like you are having a rough week. We all have better and worse times with this horrible condition. ... (26 replies)
What's next?
Nov 20, 2008
... n foods you ate that day and find out if a particular food or drink is making you hurt more. Your activity level and things you did to try and help yourself feel better besides taking meds. ... (5 replies)
... *hugs* 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. A lot of people have done well on it but like anything rsd related, it's how each of our bodies work. I hope that if you get to try it that it works! Eating a healthy diet as... (17 replies)
... nk 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)
Severe sensitivity
Apr 23, 2006
... not to mention dental problems are all attributted to this drug. I have not tried Lyrica, but I think it would be a better choice than the N drug. I've read on this board that both Lyrica and Neurontin cause weight gain, maybe do to the lack of wanting to do anything. ... (14 replies)
... I pretty much see my doc every month. At my February appt, I'm going to discuss the Lidocaine infusion. Just my opinion, but I think the Lidocaine gives much better results and longer lasting results, and it seems like it might be safer. ... (13 replies)
... nt for a lumbar sympathetic block, i was told that if it worked i would not have rsd, did not work made my back pain worse....oh forgot to mention back is worse than before surgery. I had one more sympathetic block that worked a little. I was told that the only thing that might help is neurontin or lyrica. ... (4 replies)
... hi Martha, i also have rsd and cant walk following a fell at work on 8/8/10 i do have swelling on and off i do have the sensitivity to touch i am in pain all the time it feels like someone is shocking me and then stabbing pain , the n burning it all the time i am on dilaudid which is like morphine , anti drepressions , neurontin , but it doesnt seem to help i was hospitalized... (19 replies)
... I take Lyrica and have always taken it around bedtime. Started at 50mg, have gone up to 150mg and am now back down to the 75mg pills. ... (7 replies)
... Can anyone tell me if Lyrica and neurontin both cause a lot of weight gain, or or does one cause less than the other? ... (7 replies)
... Hello everyone, my name is Martha and I was diagnosed just two months ago wit RSD. I just will like to share my story and mabe get some advice. I was in an accident back on Feb. 08 (not my fault) and have neck injury an right shoulder injury....I immediately started with PT and my neck started to get better ( have two buldging disks and a staigth neck) but my shoulder never... (19 replies)
... So, I've been at both ends of the spectrum and I know it's a lot harder to accept the weight gain than it is to accept the weight loss. ... (14 replies)
New to RSD
Dec 29, 2006
... Sounds like you are on the right track with treatments. Like Karen says the sooner they do the blocks the better your chances are of it going into remission. ... (24 replies)
... seizure medicine, like Neurontin or Lyrica, NOT good with me. I become a mean, irritable, angry Mom and wife. Terrible experiences. I got dizzy and my blood pressure went UP. ... (1 replies)
... r, I said most, not all. Okay, so my pain continued getting worse after my surgery and I had a burning feeling on my left foot and I knew it was supposed to get better so for a while, I continued seeing my surgeon who didn't offer any diagnostics, but he shot my foot full of numbing stuff. ... (20 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Sounds as if you are doing all the right things. Lyrica is the other drug that people have tried for nerve pain. It works better for my husband than Topamax, or Neurontin. ... (5 replies)
... to write down things you want to ask your doc before seeing them. If it is alot, I put A's by the first important ones, than B's, etc. That way when you see them, you at least get the most important ? ... (41 replies)

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