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Re: Lyrica
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DolphinLuver61 posted:
Good Morning,

I was on Lyrica for Fibromyaligia, not for Depression, although it's prescribed for Anxiety too. I'm currently am not on the medication any longer, it worked for a few weeks and noticed that it really wasn't helping with my pain. Now I'm taking Hydrocodone & Predinsone, although it takes the edge off I still need a med change soon, the predinsone has made me gain weight & also I don't like the way it makes me feel, and the side effects aren't good. I did discuss with my doctor so at my next appt I shall see what develops..

Michelle
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bpcookie responded:
Hello Michelle, I am on Lyrica and the same thing happened to me. It worked for a few months and then all of a sudden it doesn't work as well as it did before. My Dr. even increased the dosage but it didn't make a difference. I also take Hydrocodone and my Pharmacy told me its ok to mix the two meds. They said it would only make me very very tired. Please don't take my pharmacy's word for it though because I don't totally trust them. lol. If you find a good med. that works, please let me know. Hope you find what your looking for. Take care
You may go through life hearing a 1000 NO's but don't give up because your YES is out there waiting for you.- (Something my father told me.)


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