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Cold CRPS plus
Jan 30, 2009
... The "maximum" dosage a day of Lyrica is 600mg. They don't suggest any more than that and higher doses have shown no more effective than a lower dose. ... (21 replies)
Cold Sweats
Apr 8, 2008
... then they put me on Lyrica instead, a big weight gainer. My new Pain doc took me off the Klonopin and put me on Baclofin for spasms, and while it helped some, the bad twitching came back. ... (9 replies)
... Did the Topamax help you with your RSD? ... (51 replies)

... Jeanne..I have tried both neurontin and lyrica but couldn't handle the side effects of either one. That's how I ended up on the cymbalta, topamax and catapres patch. I have noticed with the increase of the topamax my sweating is less that is a good thing...but the burning and sensitivity is just raging. ... (12 replies)
... Sunny, 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.He put me on soma 350mgs and I take them throughout the day.About four or five a day. That has helped alot with counter acting the shakes,tremors,spasms,etc. I've been on the soma for a little over a month now and I'm so glad I... (15 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. ... (15 replies)
... The first med they tried me on was neurotin. Baby, baby dose. Had me ultra hyper bouncing off the walls. Then the first Neurologist switched me to Topamax. Work Comp refused his plan, so off I was switched me to a second neurologist. He switched me to lyrica. All my sensitivities returned more day by day. After three days, I went back to the Topamax. Once the pain management... (12 replies)
... Yes Karen please get me all the info you can, I want to go in there armed with all info I can.. I don't like the Topamax as much as the Lyrica.. The Topamax doesn't help my nerve pain as much I don't feel, but doesn't make me as hungry. I do notice this nerve block didn't help as much either.. ... (19 replies)
... I had never heard of Topamax before reading info from this board, I plan to ask my doctor about it next time I see him. ... (14 replies)
... OH - you mention the doctor said you Mom should get physical therapy. Again, I have had therapy here around home (Columbus, OH, area) - and they have made me MUCH worse. However - when Dr. Dews hooked me up with the therapists at Cleveland Clinic - they knew not to push RSD people to the point of pain - I actually began to see improvement in my frozen shoulder etc. ... (16 replies)
... helps me out a bit but im also on the morphine pain patch. Im suprised they havent put you on one of the first line drugs like Nuerontin,Topamax,Lyrica. I take topamax and it helps with the burning sensation. ... (15 replies)
... I have been taking topamax for about 6 months low dose so the Dr increased to dose...but I still haven't seen an improvement with the burning.... ... (16 replies)
... and depressed. He lost weight, but only because he was eating one meal a day! He has better luck with Lyrica for nerve pain. He has been on methadone for 3 years and it seems to help. ... (10 replies)
... Methadone is one culprit, but when he was on Topamax in addition, it was even worse. ... (13 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. ... (1 replies)
... They have huge potential to ruin the organs if not monitored with regular blood work. I have always had dry skin, but not scaly, but since being on topamax I developed this annoying itch, not rash, but whole body itch. ... (15 replies)
Jan 14, 2010
... To say that neurontin and lyrica are the only two pain meds that work for nerve pain is crazy and I strongly recommend a different pain mgt. doc. ... (29 replies)
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... are Lyrica and Topamax. I've tried the Lyrica and I found it worse for me than Neurontin, but you may tolerate it better. ... (14 replies)
Cold CRPS plus
Jan 30, 2009
... What is the difference between Lyrica and the Topamax? ... (21 replies)

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