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tliggett posted:
Hello, I was just diagnosed with fibromyalgia my doctor told me there were several different medicines that we could try. Cymbalta, lyrica, Has anyone had any bad experiences with these medications?
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charity1234 responded:
Hi there,

Just wanted to drop a quick note I am prescribed cymbalta now and take 30 mg every morning I have been on it for quite some time and have had no side effects but I am on a relatively low dose.

I as well was on lyrica when I first was diagnosed and I did have one weird symptom but my pain management dr had never heard of the side effect that I had, it caused me to have very little to no sensation in my lower region, I could not orgasm and was numb. It was very weird.

I went through a severe bout of migraines as well and since I stopped using lyrica my migraines have been few and far between.

Now this is my experience and everyone is very different there are a lot of side effects but you won't know until you try. Hope this helps a little.

Charity
 
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ajnsmom responded:
My doc said a lot of people gain weight on Lyrica, so I told her I don't want to go on that because I'm already obese.


Linda S. (Jax, FL)
 
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maryb915 replied to ajnsmom's response:
Lyrics was a god send at first, then I gained over80 lbs and I just hurt everywhere tread lightly


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