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Lyrica

Lyrica

I have previously been on cymbalta and it did nothing for me. The doctor is wanting to put me on lyrica. I need honest feed back, the good the bad the ugly , so I can make the Wright decision. Chronic illness sucks

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I had horrible jaw clenching issues. It looked like I was grimacing. Doctor took me off right away...apparently it is one of the problematic side effects.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Well, now, it's probably for the best because Lyrica doesn't work for more than half of us lupies and it's REALLY expensive. I think of it, rather cynically, as the typical "new" drug -- supposed to solve all your problems but doesn't, costs the earth and is touted as a "breakthrough". Makes for good ads on TV, anyhow. What do you currently take for pain (what Lyrica is supposed to help)? You may be able to use less "exciting" drugs to help your symptoms. And the things that work, in my experience, are usually NOT what the docs push on you.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I took Cymbalta had to stop it caused my sodium levels to drop.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I’m taking a muscle relaxer and hydrocodone and fiorecet for the migraines I was on cymbalta it didn’t help at all

posted over 3 years ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

When I first started Cymbalta The first 2 weeks were horrible, but then week 3 came around and it really worked for me. Sometimes a little patients goes along way💜. You got this girl!

posted over 3 years ago
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