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... something...i cant remember what she called it...but anyway..she said she would have to cut the lyrica back to see if that helped...I lowered my dose for 2 days...and waaa laaaa...felt better...still stiff and sore...but nothing like I was... ... (27 replies)
... e beginning , i truly am very upset about what it has done to you . today i had an app. with my fm dr. because i was one of many that were waiting for samples of lyrica to try .my dr and i had a very good conversation concerning lyrica and he did have the samples ,but we both agreed that i should not take lyrica . ... (27 replies)
... hey chick..good to hear from ya...havent seen you around much lately. Yea lyrica is made my the same company however it works in a totally different way than nuerontin. Lyrica works directly on the spinal column, whereas neurontin doesnt. ... (27 replies)

... Hey skooze...Just an update on the feeble bones..lol. I went back to my PMD today for a follow up to figure out a new plan, it turns out in the meantime she had consulted with some other Dr's who also have been prescribing Lyrica and they all seem to be agreeing that maybe the dosing was increased more than my body could handle (although i wasnt started on nor increased more... (27 replies)
... t is making me retain fluid and that bothers me....I dont need any heart issues to add to my list. I have thought and thought and I think Im going to pass on the Lyrica retrial...regardless of what they say. If the medication makes me retain fluid...THAT doesnt have anything to do with the dosing.... ... (27 replies)
... re. He also told her for me, that I should take Cymbalta for the nerve pain. Desperate for that magic pill I researched it, it sounds alot like lot he Neurontin, Lyrica etc. ... (27 replies)
... and you guessed it!! my right arm is flareddddddddd up too now. My Dr thinks that the lyrica started it and since my RSD arm has been so painful...its been my sole use almost... ... (27 replies)
... n out a little over a month that it didnt come with that info printed from the pharmacy, since the info is readily available on the site. When I first started on Lyrica there wasnt even a site yet nor was there any info printed from the pharmacy..just a blank page where all info usually is. ... (27 replies)
... me about the Cymalta. I swear I could be a dr. or a pharmacist, just by reading these labels and side effects. Tee Hee. Anyhow I'm glad you decided to bypass the Lyrica retrial. Once bitten twice shy. ... (27 replies)
... Call me brave for trying it again.....my family calls me stupid for considering the thought. I have been totally off the Lyrica for almost a week now and I still have swelling and very painful joints. Granted...not as bad as I did, but there nonetheless. ... (27 replies)
... bed it to people with diabetic pain and shingles. He's also the head of the largest clinic on this side of the island. When he was done with her, I mentioned the Lyrica and the results it has had on the RSD chat board I'm on. ... (27 replies)
... Skooze, Where did you read this information? It appears that many of us, if not all use some form of oxycodone. This kind of makes sense now, I have stopped taking the Lyrica and no more little green men (halucinations,lol) and no more pounding heart, etc... What will they come up with next for us to be guinnea pigs for??? I will probably try it ya never know what will... (27 replies)
... H Claire--I just did some research on this. It says that you should not take this drug if you are taking any narcotics (such as oxycodone) tranquilizers, or mediicine for anxiety. You may have a higher chance for dizziness & sleepiness. Well I just flunked 2 out of 3 on the med test. If you take too much--go to the nearest ER room :eek: I have never seen this on any drug... (27 replies)
... HI skooze, When I recieved the Lyrica from the pharmacy, it was so new..the pharmacy had no printed information on it at all that came with it. It is now Saturday and I am off the med.. ... (27 replies)
... Hi Skooze, The funny thing is I dont have arthritis, never did...I was started on 75 mg twice a day and after a week increased to 150 mg twice a day, I tolerated that for almost 3 weeks before the side affects I previously described showed up. And you are right, unfortunately there is no magic pill out there for us RSDers, however, this seemed to be the most promising... (27 replies)
... I was on the Amrix, and it works great. All of it's info says short term use only and when it quit working, oh boy did it. I felt like I had guitar strings breaking in my legs. My pain management guy looked at me like I was nuts when I used that explanation. I also ended up losing 3 days where I was apparently perfectly normal other than having problems walking the... (21 replies)
... Hi Hubbard, Thanks. Any specific questions? I really just told you about it because I wanted you to know it is possible to lose weight without exercising. As I said, I cut out all the bad foods and kept my carbs to around 120 grams. If you have any specific questions, let me know. Sharon :) (27 replies)
... :wave: Sharon, Bless your heart for taking the time to write about your weight loss! WOW.. :D I would love to know more about how you did that with out exercising! All I want to do is eat and sleep! :nono: I am open to any help you might be able to give me. Again, thanks so much for caring. Have a great day.. (27 replies)
... Hi Hubbard, I've lost about 40 pounds in the past year or so. I did it with diet alone...no exercise. Because I have Type 1 diabetes, I have a little added incentive that people who don't have diabetes don't have, but it is possible. I did it predominantly through counting carbs and keeping them to a minimum, but not too low (I don't believe in that either). I eat about 120... (27 replies)
... :wave: Good Morning all, from the Motor City.... What a wild week-end we had here, with all the rain and wind. But, I count again my blessings that we are not like the poor folks who were hit by the Tornado Sunday Morning..how divesting for them. :( Can you begin to imagine what it must be like to lose a family member or friend so suddenly and then on top of that... (27 replies)




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