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    bpcookie posted:
    Hello Dahlings

    My Gyno put me on Lyrica for my LSC pain. The prescription says to take twice a day as needed for pain. Well, I have pain 24 hours a day, so I need it every single day. So far I havent had to take my Hydrocodone because Lyrica does a much better job.

    Have any of you taken Lyrica? How about on a daily basis? Can this be taken daily long term? I am experiencing side effects like feeling off balance, trouble concentrating and feeling like Im in a dream, will the side effects eventually stop after time?

    Thanks peeps
    I HATE being Bipolar. Its AWESOME!!!!
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    beej5 responded:
    nope sorry. wished I could help.

    beej
     
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    IrwinsLady responded:
    have a friend who is on it and yes the side effects do go away soon and it is meant for daily use. remember Lyrica was an anti-depressant too.
    This is happening...just make peace with it.
     
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    IrwinsLady replied to IrwinsLady's response:
    scratch the anti-depressant part lol but yes its use is for daily dosing.
    This is happening...just make peace with it.
     
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    ddnos responded:
    Lyrica is used to relieve pain from nerve damage. It's the first mediation approved for pain management of fybromyalgia. So I can see how it would help you - it's emphasized that you don't skip doses.

    I hope they finanlly found something that works for you to take away the pain!

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    Debbie
    Forgiveness is letting go of the hope that the past could have been any different --Unknown
     
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    bpcookie responded:
    Thanks everyone. I absolutely love the med. Its amazing what one little pill can do. Now Im able to be on the computer, sit on the couch and go places, where as before I was a prisoner to my body. I cant say that its 100% percent perfect, but its good enough. Muahs to you all
    I HATE being Bipolar. Its AWESOME!!!!
     
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    DolphinLuver61 responded:
    I've taken Lycria for 2 yrs, and at first it worked fine for me, of course with all medications they may need to be adjusted over time or all together try a new one that helps. Currently I'm not on it, now I'm taking Hydrocodne, which takes the edge off, and other than that it's pain 24/7.

    Side effects for me we dizziness, lightheaded, trouble concentrating, which after bringing it to my doctors attention the medication was adjusted,

    I hope you feel better soon. Consult your doctor & perhaps see if an adjustment need to be made or trying something new.
     
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    bpcookie replied to DolphinLuver61's response:
    Thanks DL61, I was using Hydro along with another pain med and I was so afraid that I would get addicted to it. Im so happy that I found something else that works. Thanks for all the info. Good luck to you and I hope your pain issue goes away.
    I HATE being Bipolar. Its AWESOME!!!!
     
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    IrwinsLady replied to bpcookie's response:
    im so glad it works for you!
    This is happening...just make peace with it.
     
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    DolphinLuver61 replied to bpcookie's response:
    Thank you Bp.. Have a nice Weekend! Hope you're not in much pain today..


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