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Pregabalin

Also known as Alzain, Lyrica, Rewisca

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  • Memory loss and lack of concentration

    Hi, I’ve been on Pregabalin 300mg for anxiety and panic attacks for about a year, I’m also on 200mg  Sertraline.  I’m really struggling with being forgetful and also find myself sitting aimlessly for hours with no motivation to do anything. The combination of meds has been great for my …

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  • Pregabalin dose for GAD

    Hi, I was prescribed 150mg of pregabalin (50x3) after I had a severe episode of GAD. I’d tried ssris in the past but they have terrible start up effects on me and don’t help in the end.  They really have saved me because I was having terrible thoughts and not wanting to go on and after only a …

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  • Coming off Pregabalin

    I was prescribed Pregabalin starting on 25mg twice a day. After seven days I went up to 50mg twice a day. After three days I decided it not agree with me. My consultant put me back on 25mg. I am now on my second day. As my dose has been relatively low how risky would it be to stop completely?

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  • A few questions about pregabalin for anxiety

    Hi everyone.. a few questions about pregabalin if you don’t mind answering.. For anxiety.. what do you take alongside pregablin, any other anti anxiety medication or medication for depression? How long did it take for the drug to improve your anxiety? What dose are you on? How long after taking …

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  • Tremors as a side effect?

    I’m day 4 taking 25mg twice daily pregablin alongside my 20mg citalopram. Anyone experience tremors early days of pregabalin? Not sure if it’s my anxiety or a side effect.. thanks.

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  • How long do pregabalin withdrawl sysmptoms last

    I've been off Pregabalin 3 weeks now, had the as before muscle tension in the neck, headaches etc; but they all stopped after I'd been off after a week.  I stopped the pregabalin because I only went on it after my doc had me stop Mirtazapine.  I'm now back on Mirtazapine which …

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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 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 …

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  • Miss

    Does anybody know any solicitors for suing the NHS , I have been on the these 6 years and they have ruined my life?

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  • Can lyrica make me emotionless?

    My husband and I have noticed a decrease in my emotions. I haven't smiled in a week and I "stare off into space". I'm not like out of it or anything, just blah. My kids still make me smile though.

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  • Pregabilin

    Saw gp yesterday and he has upped my pregabilin too 300mg three times a day. Is this amount ok ?

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  • Pregabalin scare stories

    There appear to be numerous scare stories about the "dangers" of pregabalin/lyrica. as I've been prescribedv this drug fairly recently by my psychiatrist(I have GAD and mood disorders, plus ocd)I'm concerned.Is it true that I should be worried?

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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 …

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  • Rather a disappointment

    I've been taking pregabalin for about 10 weeks now, for GAd.I was initially on 75mg twice daily, then my psychiatrist upped them to 100mg twice daily.initially, they were great-I felt calmer than I'd done in years, but for the past 2-3 weeks my anxiety seems to be increasing.I'm very …

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  • Lyrica vs Generic

    I was recently switch for Lyrica to a generic and it caused me some serious side effects that almost resulted in my death. The generic appeared to have amplified my sleep paralysis disorder. Today, I went back to Lyrica brand and within an hour, I am feeling much better so I am willing to pay …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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  • Pregabalin withdrawal

    I have been taking 100mg at night and 100mg in the morning. I can honestly say that this medication was not for me but I’ve been told it addictive and hard to come off. Does anyone have any experience in withdrawal of pregabalin  . Chris 

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  • Pregabalin 2 months on it so far- Advice needed and my background

    Hi, Hoping for some help from experienced Pregabalin takers. I am a confident person and not someone who is depressed. I get very stressed easily, bit OCD but mainly I get so stressed about little things I lose focus, get blurry, can't focus at work etc. I do bite my nails alot, bite my finger, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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