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Lyrica

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3.9  Effectiveness
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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is Pregabalin and Brand Name is Lyrica.
The active ingredients of this medication is pregabalin and Inactive ingredients are lactose monohydrate, cornstarch.
Lyrica is manufactured by Pfizer, Inc.
Mainly used in treating fibromyalgia or nerve pain caused by certain conditions (eg, shingles, diabetic nerve problems).
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24 Dec 2016 Minor decrease in neuropathic pain after 8 years of usage. Significant weight gain of 20% in body weight.
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07 Jun 2015 It took some time to adjust the medication. The initial dose was too high for me. I was crying, upset and had not motivation to be active. After the dose was lowered, my happiness returned but some of the pain as returned too.
   —Posted by HuffinTL
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25 Jan 2014 I had a disectomy for a prolapsed disc, 8 weeks ago, but left with scar tissue that is still there. The surgeon is going to review in another 8 weeks, but I have to go back to work after being off for 5 months. I want to take something that will help me get through the working day without felling like I am hallucinating, and wobling about. I also want to get a good sleep which I am not doing on the Lyrica
   —Posted by Julie
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11 Jul 2013 a year of stomach problems followed by 3 weeks in itensive care with acute pancreatitis
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05 Dec 2012 Lyrica reduced the pain associated with my anklosing spondylytis when other therapies had failed. I had tingling, numbness, pain, and very limited movement in my arms and legs from A.S. after developing 6 moderate sized bone spurs on my cervical spine. It was severely limiting my ability to have any sort of life. I have tried almost every form of pain killer from OTC to narcotics with very limited effects. Lyrica works differently and I find that I can be RELATIVELY pain free. It does not totally eliminate the pain but what it does is make it bearable so that I can function. I could take more of it according to my doctor but I am more comfortable taking the lowest possible dose. I have noticed that I have no more tingling, very little numbness, and a greatly expanded range of motion without pain. I highly recommend this drug! Thanks www.all-generic-drugs.com
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