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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lyrica oral.

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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
8/19/2014 4:49:20 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Lyrica has helped the nerve pain in my feet immensely. I don't seem to have any side effects from this medicine, except that I cannot afford it. The times when I am out of it & can't get it, the pain is excruciating!

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
8/15/2014 9:34:15 AM

Reviewer: Allergic to Lyrica, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Very bad allergic reaction to this .. Ended up in the emergency room with it... Swelling of my face, my tongue got very thick, could not urinate, horrible headache! Made my blood pressure rise. Be careful with this medication 75 mg whst was prescribed for me..very expensive drug to have to throw away!

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
8/9/2014 8:51:54 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The drug took 2full months to eliminate my pain from syrinx. I am taking 450 mg a day. I have noticed some increase weight (3-7 lbs). The biggest problem is sexually. I am having great difficulty gaining an organism.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
7/29/2014 11:36:03 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Lyrica worked wonders on my neuropathic pain from my chronic back pain (low back, causing pain radiating down my right leg) but the side effects made it impossible to stay on. I gained 150 pounds in about a year, to the point the doctors thought I had a thyroid issue because I put on the weight so fast without changing my diet, etc. (and no matter what I did, I couldn't get it off while still ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
7/29/2014 3:30:28 PM

Reviewer: Englefield, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am taking 150 mg twice a day and have been for about 7 years. I had severe neuropathic pain (reason for it still a mystery) in both feet and could hardly walk. Now I still have some pain but it is manageable. I put on about 40 lbs in weight ( but I also quit smoking so that might have contributed). Other symptoms (dry mouth, swelling of feet and hot sweats) are uncomfortable but overall I feel t ... Show Full Comment

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