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It is not really helping Funny you mention Cymbalta, a pharmacist I know suggested cymbalta, but she said NO! When I woke up I felt annoyed and I just wanted to go back to sleep. I also gained over 40 pounds. I feel calm and relaxed and able to smile even at the bad times.
When I first started the Lyrica it was much worse back in - I think lol and it has gotten better. Dizzy and shaky I don't have anybpain rwlief from this but doctor says once I build up I will.
This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Music is basically mind and soul altering. Sadly, though, the FDA gives very little guidance to prescribers about how to gradually taper patients off gabapentin.
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It should increase over an hour or 2 and slowly wind down. Hope you feel better soon Val. Neurontin — also known as Gabapentin — is a drug that is rarely prescribed to those Don't stop taking it suddenly either, stop gradually the same way you started etc.
Man, I wish gabapentin would make me horny! I didn't mind lyrica when I was on it, it made me sleepy and i didn't drive the first few days but heart palps and rls put me off. I would like to know your feelings on the regular use of gabapentin for chronic insomnia. I plan to contact my doctor Monday about trying something else. Gabapentin is an excellent med for both these disorders.
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I had hives on Lyrica and had a couple hives yesterday, I'm hoping it was something other than the Gabapentin. Sign In or Register to comment.
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Although it has not cut down on the frequency of headache it has helped especially after the dosage was increased from mg to mg with severity.
I only take mg. So I need something a little stronger.
Hi Suzy, I know of nothing that can help with our cognitive impairment whilst on gabapentin. Please do not use your full first and last name if you want to keep details of your medical history anonymous.
It is just ludicrous. Hoping you are feeling great, Lara P. Even on the really bad days I can now deal with it without screaming at co-workers or wanting to give up my job, I need this job by the way like most people do.