267 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

May 12, 2007 (Started May 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness, weight gain, headaches, slow to wake in morning)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I only take Lyrica when i am very tired and my pain is unbareable , and ihave at least 12 hrs. to sleep and be alert. Lyrica ( and I took it long enough that these side effects should have gotten better, but thry didn't they still make me feel like a vegetable, so i can't take them very often.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: slow to wake in morning, dizziness, brain fog, weight gain, headaches, headaches

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May 10, 1999 (Started Jan 03, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (pressure headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medicine has not helped me but I have been told by other FM patients that this has worked for them. So good luck if you are interested in trying it. I hope it works for you!
Side effects: pressure headaches

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Jan 27, 1997 (Started Jan 27, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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