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

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Condition: Neuropathic Pain
11/7/2015 9:37:25 AM

Reviewer: Lizzy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a thoracic outlet syndrome operation with severe brachial plexis nerve inflammation pain post opt. Lyrica was a miracle and addressed the pain that oxycodone did not.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
10/28/2015 7:16:02 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have read most of the comments and hardly any were good. I have other mental conditions , so I don't have the side effects of this drug. I already suffer from depression and anxiety, so I take pills to control that. This drug has helped me so much I can't believe it. Some days my pain was so bad I could hardly move! I still have some of those days still, but once I take the Lyrica I feel ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
10/10/2015 8:29:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
WARNING - TO ALL USERS OF THIS DRUG - IT IS ADDICTIVE. I stopped taking lyrica, because of the cost and I went into terrible withdrawal - severe headache, nausea, chills, restless legs,anxiety. I was never made aware of this. Now I am trying to wean off of this drug. It is a very slow process - go very slowly. I've deceased my dose by months not by days. The withdrawal is too horrific. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
9/9/2015 8:11:33 PM

Reviewer: Tangomo, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have genital pain and began taking Lyrica, 75mg, twice a day. After 2 weeks this medication reduced my pain significantly. At the same time, I noticed an increasing depression. By week 4 I was so depressed all I could think about was wanting to be dead. I had to quit the Lyrica. It worked great on the pain, but the side effect was definitely not worth it.

Condition: Neuropathic Pain
9/2/2015 1:43:36 PM

Reviewer: ron, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
this drug blurs my vision a bit and I am a bit dizzy on occasion on the other hand I can now walk and sleep at night the majority of the pain in my feet has been reduced 90% the numbness has not been reduced that much but I can live with that, all in all lyrica has inproved my life immensely. make sure that you see your doctor and have your dosage checked I started out at 75mg twice a day and work ... Show Full Comment

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