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    I personally have not taken Lyrica but have two adult family members who have had it prescribed.  My College aged niece had seven ankle surgeries in NYC to correct a soccer injury.  Both family members experienced an overwhelming sadness and depression after three days on Lyrica.  My understanding is that this is a common side effect of taking Lyrica.  I've had neuropathy issues neck injury - have taken Gabapentin with success. I would be very cautious with Lyrica. 

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      Thanks. I have heard extremely bad reviews on this drug and also read the data was falsified by a Dr in the US. he was found guilty and funding removed. It is widely publicised just wanted to find out more . Take care 
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    What is periphial neuropathy?  Is it the same as nociceptive pain.  I believe that is what may be suffering from.  It is on the bottom of my foot under my cast that I am wearing after ankle surgery. and it cause my foot to throb and it feels like intense pressure.  I haven't tried anything other than self diagnosis through sites like this.  But I have tried breathing and healing meditations which seem to ease the discomfort

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      Hi No I think it is different altogether r . PN is burning, tingling, numbness , spasms of legs . It is getting me down . Sorry re brief response but laptop about to crash.
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    I have taken it for some time and it has helped me tremendously.  I only take 75 mg at bedtime because it does make me sleepy. I had a good bit of weight gain the first few months of taking this medication.  I was able to lose some of the weight over time. The pain was miserable so the trade off was worth buying one size larger in pants. 
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