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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)
... She gave me samples or I might have just brushed off the advice. Two days after being on Lyrica I began to see light. That is the only way I know how to describe the lifting of the great depression I was in. Within a week I was feeling some pain relief. ... (41 replies)
... So, they have just called it in and I have to cut back on my Neurotin and when I am down to 2 a day, then they want me to start out with taking the Lyrica at bedtime...breakfast and lunch the Neurotin... ... (41 replies)

... I stopped taking Neurotin for a lot of the same reasons as ya'll about 2 years ago and did not replace it with anything. I have a question? ... (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)
... 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)
... Skooze, I do sleep alot also and I think its partly my meth. I take the 50mg of Lyrica at night when my pain levels get high during the day. But take it a couple hours before going to bed. That might prevent the sleepiness in the morning. ... (35 replies)
... I posted recently about Lyrica saying that I started it at 75 mg and quit taking my other drugs cold turkey. Wrong. ... (41 replies)
... I don't know a whole lot about Lyrica, except I think it is made by the same people as Neurotin. I was on Neurotion for bipolar disorder for almost 4 years, and found that when I went off of it, i was very shaky for a couple of months. (41 replies)
... e asked my husband's doctor about Lyrica, thanks to the people on this board. He said that he has already tried it on some of his paitients and some are getting better relief. My husband is going to switch from the Neurontin to it, and see if it makes any difference. ... (41 replies)
... However, from what I learned that you have to keep adjusting it higher more quickly than other pain meds for it to keep having same pain relief. ... (35 replies)
... Wow, Robert, that is great news about your wife! My husband has been on methadone, and started the Lyrica yesterday. ... (41 replies)
... off for the pain relief it gives me... My decision is Yes.... I can deal with some of the side effects of Lyrica as a trade off for pain relief. ... (35 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)
... 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)
... that just surprises me! I saw my OS today and we had a good talk. He said he called his Lyrica drug rep specifically about me, and they thought this would be a good change from 1200 mg daily of Neurontin. ... (41 replies)
... I have now been on Lyrica for about a week. I get the high feeling, to top it off, my heart punds and skips a beat or 10 when I take it together with Hydrocodone... ... (41 replies)
... to 200, 300, 300, and put 50 mg of Lyrica in addition at each time. This is for one week. Then next week, he will stop the Neurontin entirely and take 100 mg of Lyrica 3X a day. ... (41 replies)
... Barb, I tried the Lyrica last night at bedtime. Maybe cause it was halloween and I ate too much candy, lol. I could not wake up to save my soul. I felt so drugged out all day. ... (35 replies)
... My dr. just gave me a sample of Lyrica to try, but told me not to get my hopes u, because her other patients with nerve pain have not had any success with it. ... (35 replies)

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