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I would love to hear from anyone who know how to come off Lyrica slowly?? I would think I could half the capsule??
I'm not sure what other tests the U.S. has that Australia does not, ask the docs, and then you can research cost and so forth. As for fibromyalgia, if you do have that, again the Lyrica will help you feel better for it. But I think I'd revisit the allergy idea, and then settle on peripheral neuropathy, which toxin allergy can cause it. I don't know why your neurologist hasn't focused on that, but you could get a second opinion if he thinks you don't have it.
The cost was outrageous as over here in Australia, it cost me from $80 - $100 per box, and it was only lasting me less than 2 weeks. It was not helping my pain AT ALL....and the side effects were bad, making me dizzy, nauseated, restless, dry mouth, nightmares, etc. The doctor said most of the symptoms go away after awhile, but they didnt go away for me.
My Rheumotologist told me today he doesn't know what is wrong with me and is basically using drugs as elimination ( have been on Mirtazon?? and Doxepin) and have just started Lyrica today. My Neurologist (who put me first on Mirtazon and then Doxepin) told me he cannot find anything neurologically wrong with me and is clasping at straws with fibromyalgia (which Rheumo says I don't have so have stopped taking Neuros meds.
Hey Becca, I have been to many cutting edge hospitals, due to my father being a Doctor, but due to my back and frustrations and lack of understanding from both sides, i no longer get along with my parents and left home, so a lot of the things i can do cost money that i simply don't have anymore. Paper cups?? and Melbourne, Australia.
Rheumotologist doesn't have diagnosis and using drugs as elimination -cortisone(no change)-started Lyrica today. Neurologist (put me first on Mirtazon then Doxepin) says nothing neurologically wrong- treated me for fibromyalgia?? (which Rheumo says I don't have so have stopped taking Neuros meds.) Live in Australia and Rheumo told me diagnositically between him and the Neuro had exhausted all options.
Hi sorry to hear ur gp is so stingy not to give u a scan! I am in Australia and we seem to have no prob getting scans so not sure if ur under different rules or just a stingy Doc? I take Naproxen 1000mg daily so I know about that med, its an anti inflammatory med and can sometimes give u some stomach issues in long term eg ulcers etc. It's always good to check your meds and also check combining meds. You can find online sites that you can check eg medscape etc.
My Rheumotologist told me today he doesn't know what is wrong with me and is basically using drugs as elimination ( have been on Mirtazon?? and Doxepin) and have just started Lyrica today. My Neurologist (who put me first on Mirtazon and then Doxepin) told me he cannot find anything neurologically wrong with me and is clasping at straws with fibromyalgia (which Rheumo says I don't have so have stopped taking Neuros meds.
Ive been taken of 500mgs of Tegretol (carbamazepine) twice daily, I mean a dead halt to takign the tablets and had them replaced with Lyrica (pregabalin) 75mg once daily, just increased to twice daily so ive no idea whether the symptoms im having are due the the infusion or a withdrawal from the carbamazepine or a side effect of the pregabalin or a combination of all of them OR just the MS thats getting worse despite the IV steroids.
The neurologist also performed an EEG (everything was done at the office, except the MRI, in case you are worried about how much all this will cost you...). The EEG measures electrical activity of the brain, both at rest and under stimulation. What they did during my procedure was put this cap on your head lined with sensors in a dark room and have you close your eyes. They read the activity for about 5 minutes or so then, they switch to the stimulation part of the testing.
Many of the experts are successfully treating fibromyalgia without Lyrica. To find a physician in your area who routinely treats fibromyalgia, you can view my profile and check out my website or check out one of the links I post on my website. Google "Co-Cure's Good Doctor List". Good luck !
All are at my cost because for some reason this injury isn't considered serious since I have no disc or herniation in my upper neck C5, C6 area. I have lower back pain as well. I cannot lye down to sleep in bed. I must sleep in a chair and I very seldom go into a deep sleep. I get over tired which causes my actual muscle pain to get more intense. I am taking 10 mg of Opana every 12 hours and may take 3 Loritab 750 mg when I experience breakthrough pain.
They sell in the store Walmart Melatonin and Valerian root it will cost about 6 to 8 $ it helps with sleep, especially after a hot bath... Depression with what you are going through is natural but wd will intensify them so this will pass in time.. I have 3 plates and 16 screws in my right foot due to an accident It has crippled me for the time and yes I still not have accepted it but I do not want to die.. There is still a life out there you just have to find it but WD first..
I have had a CT scan which came up clear. Recently I have been prescribed Lyrica 75 gram. This is apparently the strongest painkiller that can be given and it has had no effect. No other painkiller has worked during a flare up. My pain management doctor has said I may need an operation if the situation persists. Have you ever come across a similar situation? I am a 26 year old male otherwise in quite good health. My problem has interfered greatly with the quality of life I have now.
5 mgs of sub a day for 9 days. I was in Australia and only brought 5 2mg pills. It was supposed not be used , but I used it every day and when I jumped off again I was right back to sub withdrawals. Got home switched back to vicodin and now the past few days I've had some oxy. Even through in amphetamines for 2 days when I didnt have anything else. Because of this, everyday I don't use I am basically in some stage of withdrawal depending on my last couple days.
Hey Lulu I'm Mand, diagnosed 17 years ago with "mild!" MS, my MS did actually take a mild course till about 4 years ago when my mobility started to be affected. I have been on Betaseron for 3 years. I get around with a cane. Officially retired but I do some part time work from home. I have been a member of this community for approx 3 years and think it is wonderful. I don't post a lot but am on here most days catching up!
to the point that I was sure i was dying of some awful disease, cancer or worse. Cost me well over $400 in med costs the insurance didn't cover for all the blood testing they did. Then I found this site and everything made sense. There are a lot of people here that can help you get through this with support, vits and other supplements, plus a taper off the medication is very helpful.
I liked the guy, appreciate what he did, including fixing my right shoulder AC joint at the same time, but 3x $100 sessions a week for the 1st x 6 months, 2x session a week for the next 6 months and 1x session for the last 6 months ate a hole in my pocket - not that different in overall cost for 2 hours surgery. So this is the reality of what most of us have to face up to at some stage.
Hi, My name is Kat and I've been lurking here for a few weeks now. I'm happy to have found such a great, supportive community! I have suffered with pain since I was a teen. I'm 32 now. I've had several surgeries for degenerated discs and have widespread pain that is worse when I do normal activities (like mow the lawn, play with the kids, weeding etc.) Some docs say I have fibro, but I haven't bought that yet. My mom has RA. I've been tested for RA and lupus and both are negative.
Three years ago I resorted to drugs, Lyrica the first year but that made me way too groggy and out-of-it. Over time it didn't work anyway. Now I take gabapentin (Neurontin) like those above. My doctor prescribed up to 300mg three times a day but what I do is take 400mg all at night (the pharmasist says this is fine). It knocks me out for the whole night so I feel well rested every day which I believe is key. When I don't sleep the itch is worse and very difficult mentally, to put up with.
) For that I found an OTC Vitamin supplement called Celadrin (Omega 3 and 6 etc oils) worked wonders. And if you for sure have fibro, then an RX pill called Lyrica (pregabalin) really works for all symptoms by stopping the brain from sending out unwarranted pain and spasm signals. When I take that at night I get a good night's sleep. But I usually just take 1 in the morning to get through the day pain free.
I take Lyrica, Tizanidine, and NSAIDS everyday. I also take Xanax XR which helps me with the anxiety the pain can cause. I have a zero gravity chair that relieves the pressure on my lower back by elevating my feet ( I would highly recommend this to anyone with lower back pain), or at least get a recliner that elevates your feet to about a 45 degree angle). I try to keep my weight down.
If I can help you with anything in anyway - let me know! Which country do you live in by the way? I'm in Australia. (Just thought I'd ask!) Hope you have a good few days and I'll be in touch!
Obviously I am past all conservative treatment such as physical therapy, injections, and decompression. Currently on a regimen of lyrica, celebrex, zanaflex and percocet to control nerve pain. I'm wondering if there is anyone who has already had a fusion and then done the disc replacement as well. If so, what were the results?
) Please help spread the message - My Motto: always avoid pharmasuticals at all cost - there's always a natural solution :) I am now growing tons of chilli peppers in my garden too - of course cause I love to eat them too :) Good luck!!!
I was not able to access state help and was abandoned so I went to a clinical trial due to cost of meds, my age dictated the 40% possiability of remission, and was given 4 times the normal meds. My hep c is the type that can't be cured it just goes into remission and can come back later in life. I hpoe and pray for you and your wife, but it is hard to realy understand what is going on if you haven't been there.
So I went back to my doctor and she has booked me into the womens diognostic centre in Brisbane (Australia) to have an ultrasound and mammogram. I am really terrified right now. I have my appointment this Friday! I am hoping by all of the comments on here that this is a fairly common and harmless problem experienced by lots of us...I am hoping that it is just a harmless lump of some description. But with so much news of breast cancer and bone cancer you can't help but worry.
I actually have both of those conditions and the pain can be extremely excruciating. I was given Neurontin which makes me depressed. Lyrica worked good but my insurance will only approve the neurontin. It makes me feel so low I would rather deal with the pain. Another thing to check into is fibromyalgia. It's hard to diagnose but actually very common. Good luck to everyone!
They tested for Hep and HIV--because of the multiple blood transfusions I had--all negative. My docs are attempting to get my pain under control using Lyrica and Melexicam, both are non narcotic. The Lyrica mainly helps the nerve endings and the combination seems to help. My doc said that part of the pain is that the scar tissue is vying for position, pushing things around in there, and that it will probably be September or October before everything settles down. Boy am I ready.
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