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Pregabalin

Also known as Alzain, Lyrica, Rewisca

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  • 1 month after stopping and still feeling terrible

    I took lyrica for 1 month. It was prescribed because of a nerve in my head that hurt, supposedly caused by cold wind. A little over half way through I started feeling nausea and I noticed small swelling under one of my eyes. I felt like the energy was sucked out of me. Also, towards the end I started...

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  • Numbness in Lip, Nose and Cheek

    For roughly two weeks now I have been experiencing numbness in my face. The numbness is only on my right side. My lip, tongue, cheek are effected and my tastebuds are essentially changed also. I have had a severe headache on and off since this all started. I have had two ct scans of the brain, mri of...

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  • Pregabalin for anxiety - does it work? side effects?

    21 yrs old - Diagnosed with GAD and panic attacks at 16 CBT, counselling, relaxation and mindfulnes, SSRIs + beta blockers have all been unhelpful Diazepam has so far been the only thing to help with my panic attacks Started 150mg daily (75mg x2/day) pregabalin / lyrica for GAD Please share...

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  • Pregabalin

    Hi. I have been using Preg for 4 weeks now for neuro pain. Started at 25mg twice daily for a week then to 50mg for 3 weeks with some effect. Increased last nights dose to 75 with great effect. As well as taking most of the pain away it had a great calming effect. I woke this morning with the sorest...

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  • long term lyrica side effects

    taking lyrica for around 3 years now, usually 75mg, but now 150mg.  I am concerned about long term side effects such as brain damage, long term, memory problems, the way this drug inhibits formation of synapses, with the main concern being dementia. I take it for nerve pain cause by spinal...

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  • Swollen Hands and Throat

    I am taking 125 mg of Lyrica twice per day for stenosis in my left lower back and leg.  I have experienced a skin cracks in each of my fingers.  My hands do not seem swollen in appearance but could these cracks be a result of swelling.  Also, I have just notice that it is more difficult...

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  • Pregabalin withdrawal

    I am gradually coming off Pregablin after being on 400mg per day for year. On my doctors advice I am taking three months to reduce it down to nil. Obviously the withdrawal symptoms have been horrific. However I am getting quite a lot of headaches and wonder if any other members on this forum have experienced...

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  • Can I take pregablin with heart meds?

    I have just been prescribed pregablin 50mg for lower back pain possibly ciatica,(never been examined)This was after I had a heart attack and fitted with a stent 4 weeks ago,and had to come off Amitrityline as didnt mix with heart meds.I am horrified at the list of side effects and also it says not to...

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  • how do i ween off 75mg lyrica please

    hello ive only been on lyrica for 6 days now .Im finding the 75mg dose to strong 1 a day is what i am takeing.I was wondering if the capsule can be split in half so i take half of that per day .then was wondering how long does it take to ween off compleatly if i decide to come off compleatly off the...

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  • More Effective Medicine

    What is more effective for neuropathy Gabapentin or PreGabalin,ive been on Gabapentin for 2 years the dose is 3000mg per day,this knocks me side ways.Im looking to ask my GP to change to pregabalin as i wont need to take as many pills a day and hopefully wont be high as a kite.Thanks 

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  • taking pregabalin for anxiety

    Hi im new to forums..i suffer from depression and anxiety, ive tried numerous anti-depressants but only make my anxiety worse. I just wondered how many hours apart do you take your pregabalin, im on 100mg x 3, I feel I have withdrawal effects, heightened anxiety and very emotional after about 2 hours...

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  • Pregabalin withdrawal

    I've been taking Pregabalin 600mg for about 2 months now with no side affects at all. The pain I had (sciatica) was pretty chronic but Pregabalin has been a miracle for me.   But because of a set back about a month ago I have a back operation scheduled in about a week (mo problems with the op....

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  • withdrawal ....but on a low dose

    Hi All, I was given pregabalin by my doctor to help with my gad that ive had for as long as i can remember. I tolerated it well with no side effects at all but unfortunately i only had a reprieve from my anxiety for 2 days. I was only on...what i see now...a very low dose...50mg twice a day but my doctor...

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  • Coming off pregabalin

    I’ve been taking pregabalin 150mg since August last year it isn’t working so dr told me to come off it but gradually 25mg every 5 days I’ve got down to 50mg in a morning and 25 on a night and I’m in a lot of pain where I can’t cope with it I’m now thinking of upping my pregabalin or do I stick it out...

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  • Pregabalin Withdrawal Timescale and Symptoms

    I have been on 600mg Pregabalin for 2 years for muscle spasms in the back as a result of the muscles in the left lumbar region apparently distrophying.   I have been warned about hyperalgesia syndrome and have been trying to self withdraw from the drug.  300mg per day to start with and achieved...

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  • GAD & Depression

    I've been diagnosed with GAD & Depression i lost my home & job and somewhere along the line GAD  started its brought me to my knees i find its crushing me and by far the hardest thing thats ever happened to me normal day 2 day life no longer exists things like shopping using public transport...

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  • Lyrica for anxiety 75mg twice a day

    Started on the above 10 days ago. First capsule i took i was asleep not long after, woke up feeling in a daze, doctor advised me to have one a day for few days. I have been taking two a day for 8 days. In this time, i have fell downstairs twice, developed a rash, past two days have had an intense pain...

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  • no appetite and nausea all day

    Hi,im new to this forum,i havent been able to eat for two weeks with anxiety i have this on and off over the years and usually am into the gym and this keeps it at bay but this is going to kill me this time if i dont sort it.Will pregabalin help im at docs in morning.Any help please.

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  • pregabalin side effects.

    I'm on my third day on preg And about half an hour after taking them I get such a woozy feeling. I'm also on mirtazapine for depression and tramadol for pain relief. Does anyone else get this feeling. ?

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  • Why do I feel weak when reducing Pregabalin?

    I am suffering from anxiety. Have been taking Pregabalin for 6 months. I am now on 250 mg a day and reducing by 25mg on a weekly basis. I suffer with anxiety first thing when I wake but i want to know why i feel so weak most of the time?

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  • Pregabalin

    Hello i have been taking pregabalin for about 4 months i was on 100mg twice daily but have been on 200mg twice daily recently.it really helps my anxiety but have started to think i depend on it,when im close to running low on my perscription i start to panick that im going to run out,i dont know if this...

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  • Changed from Lyrica to Rewisca brand of Pregablin

    Hi, I have been taking Lyrica Pregablin for a year, slowly upping dosage from 25mg twice a day, to then 50mg twice daily. This is for the pain from Guillain Barre syndrome and Fibromyalgia. I have had no side effects and decent pain relief. But when I was put onto my 75mg twice daily, the Gp told me...

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  • Pregabalin and Codeine

    Hi there. I was just wondering if it was ok to take Pregabalin and Codeine together. I have been taking Codeine for about three years now and won't be able to stop cold turkey. I am about to take Pregabaln for the first time tonight and usually take two codeine before bed as well. I'm worried...

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  • Anyone take pregabalin and venlafaxine together?

    Hi, I have GAD and have been taking 300mg of pregabalin for the last two months. It has help a little but still extremely anxious. My next step is either to increase to 400mg or turn to venlafaxine. Has anyone ever been on pregabalin and venlafaxine at the same time and did it work? Also what doses were...

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  • Tingling lips?

    Hi all. I just started a low dose of pregabalin (25mg BD) and have tingling lips and warm face....does this go away? Taking pregabalin for anxiety so the slightest change in how my body feels sets off panic!

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  • Lyrica and Quetiapine together

    I was on Neurocontine 300g reduced it to 100g and Quetiapine 50g and felt really sick, very hot, pins and needles, tired so went to the go and was prescribed Lyrica75g twice daily a few days ago.  Been feeling sick at times, faint, hot feeling during the day sometimes and at night.  Will definitely...

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  • GAD

    Hi all. So basically I suffer from GAD and bad panic attacks... Been recently prescribed pregabalin in addition to other meds for panic attacks and anxiety. Im on 150 mgs BD and it is definitely helping me after a month on it but I'm just wondering is anyone else on here prescribed this and have...

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  • Lyrica Pregabalin 75mg Twice a Day Feel So Bad

    Hi There,  I am a newbie here but I am hoping someone can give me some advice.  I have suffered major general anxiety disorder for the past 5 years.  I have had to leave 2 jobs because of it.  I have tried multiple SSRI without much success, I am currently on Sertraline 200mg a day....

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  • weird symptoms.

    Avatar universal weird symptoms all day everyday. chels12455 okay, so i’ve been having. the weirdest & most uncomfortable symptoms lately & i need some insight on what people might think it sounds like, because so far, my doctors haven’t figured anything out. my symptoms are:  brain...

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  • Generic Pregabalin Reviews

    Looking for people's experiences with generic pregabalin as opposed to Pfizer brand Lyrica. Having tried two differ ent generic versions ( Teva & Actavis ) my view is that they were totally ineffective and had nasty side effects As a result I will now only accept the Lyrica brand manufacturered...

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  • Lyrica Withdrawal Help Please

    I have managed to get my pregalin down from 600MG a day to 300MG (150 morning & night) and i should that hard enough has anyone come down further an and what would their advice me as i really want off of this - been on 6 years and lowering the past week. Any advice would be soooo much appreciated....

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  • Lyrica for Sciatia Related Pain

    In 2006 I had surgery for a pinched nerve in the L5-S1 area which was a success. About 2 years ago the symptoms I had when I had the surgery slowy started to come back over time. Earlier this year I had an MRI and went to see an Orthopedic Surgeon (same one that did the original surgery). He said that...

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