266 patient evaluations for Pregabalin

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Dec 9, 2008 (Started May 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Start out at a low dose and work your way up. Try to stay on the lowest dose possible that will help control your pain. If you need to use during the day, use a low dose (25 to 50mg).
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 19 helpful marks

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Jun 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for muscle twitching (fasciculations))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: increase in appetite
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: tiredness, weight gain

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 21, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty falling asleep, drowsiness, migraine headaches, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i would be very careful going too high on doseage, i was ok on 75mg x 3 times a day, but when i went up to 100 mg x 3 daily, i actually felt worse than before i started.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty falling asleep, blurry vision, repeating myself without realizing it in a converation, migraine headaches, drowsiness, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking

May 16, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i would advice people to give lyrica a try because i haven't had any side effects so far, and have been on it a couple of months now. since the dr upped my dose to 175mg a day i am not having naps during the day either
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty falling asleep, blurry vision, repeating myself without realizing it in a converation, migraine headaches, drowsiness, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking

Apr 25, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (difficulty falling asleep, drowsiness, migraine headaches, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it is not having a great impact on my life at the moment with all the headaches and the drowsiness during the day
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty falling asleep, blurry vision, repeating myself without realizing it in a converation, migraine headaches, drowsiness, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking

Apr 8, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty falling asleep, drowsiness, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it seemed to be going well but the last week have been in more pain, this may be because i have been under an awful lot of stress in the last two weeks
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty falling asleep, blurry vision, repeating myself without realizing it in a converation, migraine headaches, drowsiness, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking

Mar 10, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the first couple of nights i had problems getting to sleep, till 5am but now it it about 1am which is a lot better and i not drowsy during the day like i was with gabapentin. so that is a good thing. and my hip pain is a lot better than it was.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty falling asleep, blurry vision, repeating myself without realizing it in a converation, migraine headaches, drowsiness, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking

Mar 7, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (difficulty falling asleep)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i am only taking lyrica at night so far, as the dr told me to do it gradually. the only thing i have found is i have having a lot of trouble sleeping at night, not getting to sleep till about 5am. which is worse than i was before but i am trying to stick with it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: difficulty falling asleep, blurry vision, repeating myself without realizing it in a converation, migraine headaches, drowsiness, sore top of foot for 3 days having trouble walking

  • 2 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 26, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is an incredibly useful treatment for me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 helpful marks

May 9, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: memory problems and word finiding difficulties were starting again on 150 mg and because of that dr choi told me to stop taking them completely
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Apr 12, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps me sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Apr 3, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i have gone back on lyrica for the third time because the minute i came off the last 75mg tablet i had a lot of trouble sleeping. so i am trying it just for the sleep benefits for a month
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Mar 1, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: neurologist said that all my problems with memory and brain fog and word finding difficulties and balance problems are all down to side affects of lyrica so i should come off it immediately but slowly.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Feb 20, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Feb 14, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Feb 6, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps me get to sleep at nite
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Jan 23, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: the numbness in my left leg has finally gone and i have had 3 good days this week which is a bonus
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Jan 16, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Jan 9, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, numbness in legs, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i have had numbness in left leg from hip right down to my toes so much so that i couldn't even feel when i was being tickled. it was really bad for a week, but has tailed off a bit now, even though it is still there the intensity is not as bad. i have tingling in the toes too.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Jan 2, 2011 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Dec 19, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: since i have been taking 100mg in the morning and 200mg at night i have not had the headaches.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Dec 12, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, constant brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have started taking 100mg during the day and 200mg at night and it has stopped the headaches
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Dec 5, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, word finding difficulty, headaches which last for 5 days at a time)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: pain relief has been good
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Nov 28, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), difficulty falling asleep, fibro fog, word finding difficulty)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: some nights i am getting to sleep straight away and other nights i am still awake at 2am but it isn't as bad as 5am i suppose. helps with the pain, and haven't noticed any other side affects yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Nov 22, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), fibro fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Nov 21, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), fibro fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Nov 14, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Severe (balance problems, brain fog, diarrhea, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), fibro fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Oct 31, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (balance problems, brain fog, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), fibro fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Oct 23, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (balance problems, brain fog, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), fibro fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

Oct 12, 2010 (Started Oct 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain in leg(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (balance problems, brain fog, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), fibro fog)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: sleeping better at night and not that drowsy during the day
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: numbness in legs, balance problems, word finding difficulty, brain fog, difficulty falling asleep, diarrhea, headaches which last for 5 days at a time, feeling of lump in throat (globus sensation), constant brain fog, fibro fog

  • 2 helpful marks

Nov 19, 2008 (Started Nov 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 5, 2009 (Started Oct 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: That if you need this medicine but can't afford it, look up Pfizer's website - they have a form you can fill out that will tell you what programs they have you're eligible for. Just fill it out, print out the forms they indicate (and make sure you read everything, it can be a bit confusing, and you need a separate form for the Lyrica too), take them to your Dr, mail them, and you're done. It's not hard at all, and I'm one of those people that really has a hard time getting things done.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: blurry vision, dizziness

Dec 10, 2008 (Started Oct 31, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I get this medication through Pfizer's "Connection To Care" Program due to the fact that my medical insurance refuses to pay for it even though it's on the drug plan I have. I've been fortunate to receive this medication through the program.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: blurry vision, dizziness

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 2, 2010 (Started Sep 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness, brain fog, weight gain, headaches, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, slow to wake in morning, fluid retention weight gain, blurry vision, fatigue, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: slow to wake in morning, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, weight gain, problems concentrating, fatigue, fluid retention weight gain, dizziness, brain fog, blurry vision, brain fog, blurry vision, headaches

Sep 15, 2009 (Started Sep 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness, brain fog, weight gain, headaches, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, slow to wake in morning, fluid retention weight gain, blurry vision, fatigue, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: slow to wake in morning, tiredness, daytime sleepiness, weight gain, problems concentrating, fatigue, fluid retention weight gain, dizziness, brain fog, blurry vision, brain fog, blurry vision, headaches

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 5, 2010 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: For about a year this was the best treatment I have found for my FM. We also found that I had gained 30 pounds within a year and this was 3 months after having our youngest daughter Hana. So, now I am struggling to lose the weight. I would recommend Lyrica to anyone if they are looking for pain relief, but also stress there is a huge side effect of weight gain.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

Jan 18, 2010 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

Mar 10, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

Jan 28, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

Jan 25, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

Jan 14, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

Jan 11, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

Jan 7, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (weight gain, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, headaches

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it caused a tremendous weight gain/increased appetite and really didn't help my pain at all. After being on it for four months, I gained 25 pounds.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

Mar 8, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Being already overweight, I have gained about 15 pounds since beginning treatment. This is very upsetting to me, as well as counter-productive as I know extra weight can make the pain of Fibro worse. I actually plan on weaning off of it.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 1 helpful mark
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