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... I woke up one morning litterally not being able to walk. My joints were so sore, I couldnt get out of bed. Of course, We didnt suspect the lyrica was doing it, so I continued to take it as prescribed. The joint pain got soooooooo bad I was bedridden. ... (10 replies)
... the first couple of months I was in the typical "neurontin "fog" but my family helped me so I could get through it. Last month when I saw my PM I asked about Lyrica and they had me wean off the neurontin and start the lyrica at a small dose, increasing it each week. I could not be happier! ... (10 replies)
... Hi onward2answers like everyone else stated its different for everyone. With me PT made my "episodes" of severe pain flare up more. It went from 2 to 4 times a week to multiple times a day. I stopped after 6 weeks. I took it as long as I could. I've never been on Lyrica but have been on Gabbapentin for a little more than a tear now & while it doesn't help the pain much the Dr... (3 replies)

... Ok so you are maxed out on topomax, try switching meds ask about lyrica or neurotin, I use a catapress patch i change weekly, this is clonidine and noramally used to control blood pressure, but also used for nerve pain with RSD. ... (12 replies)
... op taking it I titrated off of it slowly as I began taking the Topamax that was my replacement medication. It took a few weeks for me to be completely off of the Lyrica and up to the full Topamax dose. ... (5 replies)
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)
... I take Lasix for swelling from the Lyrica. I have the option to increase the Lyrica when pain is real bad, but need to watch the swelling. I had extreme swelling when I was on higher doses of Lyrica. ... (31 replies)
... Hey Davicki, Welcome to the boards... I'm sorry to be "meeting" you through RSD. I'm not sure if you introduced yourself on another string and I missed you - 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. I've had RSD resultant from a simple fracture... (26 replies)
... I too want to try Topomax. Because this weight gain is driving me crazy! I know that the topomax is more expensive than the Lyrica that I am now taking. And I used to have to pay for medicines out of my own pocket. ... (51 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)
... I see my doctor every six weeks or so. The lyrica I can call in to the pharmacy myself to get refilled. The methadone I go and pick up the prescription at her office. ... (17 replies)
... I am also taking cymbalta and Lyrica. I was taking neurontin before Lyrica. My doctor seems to think that Lyrica works better than the neurontin. ... (6 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)
RSD Help Please
Jan 23, 2008
... Hello Thanks for the input. My sister has been on Lyrica for over a year. She is on a lot of other med's as well. I think it is the combo of drugs. She is on way to many anti depresants and ant psycotic drugs. ... (23 replies)
... s but I was by myself.. I was right in the middle of a divorce at the sametime.. You are defenitly going to need the help without a doubt.. I have never taken lyrica but Iam on Neurontin.. I did experience side affects in the beginning.. Lyrica is basically the same med.. ... (22 replies)
... Sorry to hear of your bad experience, but won't dwell on that for your sake. You take a pretty low dose of Lyrica which i am glad for you that you can tolerate it and it works at that dosage. ... (17 replies)
... Just when I've thought things are really going great............pow! I get hit again...........The side effects of Lyrica have reared their ugly head. ... (44 replies)
... My husband was on Neurontin, which made him have "brain fog", then switched to Lyrica which seemed to help with the pain, but made his hands shake, so he switched to Topamax. ... (11 replies)
... tingling, temperature and color changes. Maybe they discussed that with you and have already tested, because the Lyrica is prescribed for peripheral neuropathy. ... (7 replies)
... hi Sue, about 3 years ago after my first 2 ankle surgeries they tried Lyrica on me after ankle injections didn't work. I was on it for a year and a half and it didn't ease the pain much and I did gain weight. ... (17 replies)

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