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... Aloha Skooze, I am now on Lyrica. I started yesterday and really dont have any side effects yet... As for the Dry mouth, I have a metal flavor ( from the Hydrocodone I suspect )... The burning does goe away for a short while. There are different ranges of dosage..ie 25mg to 300 mg doses's. I am starting low to see the results 50 mg 3 x a day with the hydrocodone. i havent... (41 replies)
Lyrica
Oct 10, 2005
... Hi Sandy....He is right, it is a very expensive drug. Workers comp pays for it for me so im lucky....but the price for 100 was $178...so its a little pricey....worth every penny I would say. It hasnt done anything for the deep bone pain I have...but the burning is much much better. I also used lidocaine patches...but had to stop cuz they iritated my skin. If You get a chance... (3 replies)
Lyrica
Oct 9, 2005
... :wave: hi claire, iam so happy to hear such good results from lyrica because last wk when i was at my gp's office he asked me if i knew anything about this drug he also told me that he has now another patient with rsd and she is taking it ,and she is very happy with it especially with the burning .it has also decreased her pain by 50 percent. i told him i would do some... (3 replies)

Lyrica
Oct 9, 2005
... I responded to the thread asking about this new drug, but I have gotten so much relief from it that I wanted to post. I was on neurontin for about one year (1800mg). My dose was gradually increased, so I was not aware of the effects it was having on me. I was so depressed an scatterbrained. Two days after they switched my medication to Lyrica, I felt like my old self. My... (3 replies)
... Pregabalin is supposedly more potent than Gabapentin so a smaller dose is required for a similar effect .......so supposedly the dose-related side effects will be fewer. Sounds promising. I've been on Gabapentin for 5 1/2 years, and every few months I curse it for the foggy brain it gives me and I mutter that it doesn't help anyway as I still have pain. Then I typically... (3 replies)
Lyrica
Jul 30, 2005
... Hi, Interested in hearing from anyone who has experienced the drug "Lyrica" :D tiger52 (0 replies)
... I was reading this board and saw Neurontin pop up several times. Just wanted to let people know that Lyrica (Pregabalin) has replaced Neurontin. It's new from Pfizer and suppose to be much better. (3 replies)
... to me. Luckily by this time I was able to tolerate medication again and was able to take my Pamelor which took the edge off the pain. My next visit he prescribed Lyrica and scheduled my first block for the following week. I started taking Lyrica and stopped taking Pamelor which was a big mistake. ... (1 replies)
... YRICA has helped you with your disease, but really look at all of the blogs and search "LYRICA side effects", you will find a whole lot more negatives said about Lyrica than positives. The thing you might need to be thinking about now, is if you have to stop taking it. ... (5 replies)
Update
Feb 22, 2007
... I'm not sure about swelling in hands,but it might be possible.My legs and ankles swelled very bad.I had been taking lyrica for a few months before this happen.I asked my PM doc about it and he weened me off lyrica and put me on Neurotin.I've only been taking it for a few weeks. ... (5 replies)
... itely.i also found out that any of the anti siezure meds we normally take for our types of pain really do affect my vision for some reason.this happened with the lyrica i tried? ... (9 replies)
... had stated in my previous post, I have been diagnosed for 6 years but have been dealing for 10 years, a lot longer than most people on this forum. I started on Lyrica 75 mg daily then went up all the way to 200mg twice daily. Since my illness has gone on so long, it really never helped much. ... (17 replies)
... I cannot tell you how happy I am that you have had such wonderful success with Topomax. I am taking Lyrica right now but the weight that I have gained from Lyrica is just too much and is making me so depressed. Plus since my RSD is in my legs and feet, I would think that having this extra weight cannot not be good. ... (51 replies)
New to RSD
May 8, 2008
... Hi Rose, the weight gain is one of the nasty side effects of Lyrica as well as the swollen ankles. I know the weight gain is also effecting you stress wise, it did me a few yrs ago. ... (47 replies)
... I am on 50mg of Lyrica three times a day. I take one pill in the morning and two at night before I go to bed. I am also taking 10mg of Ambien at bedtime to help me sleep. ... (17 replies)
... with the meds, i've stopped taking the Lyrica about 10 days ago but the pain in my head, neck, r arm and hand is particulaly bad, i'm confused, don't know if the Lyrica did some good for that area as i still had pain but i feel it baaad now. ... (20 replies)
... urontin...and could not tollerate the side affects....not only was there such a foggy affect...but i couldnt stand the nightmares that went along with it either. Lyrica has been an awesome drug for me....it is amazing at how it helps me with the burning pain that is so very hard to treat. ... (8 replies)
... discovered it early, but not early enough. I wish that I had someone like me warning them about the POSSIBLE side effects and then make my own decisions. I hope LYRICA will not have more serious side effects as people use it, but they should be educated and really know what it is doing to many, many people NOW, not LATER. ... (5 replies)
New again
Sep 17, 2008
... I will talk to my PM and see if this is an alternative to Lyrica and if so than that will solve one of my problems. ... (4 replies)
... ly have never tried Lyrica, but I see my doctor tommorrow, and she's been on vacation, so I'm sure she will be a quick in and out. I posted an earlier thread, is Lyrica better than Neurontin. .. and it's quite lengthy. Youmight want to read that. It's several pages long. ... (41 replies)




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