About Lyrica

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About Lyrica

Pregabalin has three applications. First, it is used against neurological (neuropathic) pain in adults. Such pain occurs, for example, as a late consequence of diabetes ( type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus), after a nerve inflammation caused by herpes viruses and after spinal cord injuries.

What is the purpose of this ingredient?

  • relieve nerve pain
  • prevent brain cramps
  • Relieve anxiety

This is how Pregabalin works

Below you will learn more about the fields of application and the mode of action of pregabalin.
Please also read the information on the drug group antiepileptic drugs,
to which the active ingredient pregabalin belongs.

Applications of the active ingredient pregabalin

Pregabalin has three applications. First, it is used against neurological (neuropathic) pain in adults. Such pain occurs, for example, as a late consequence of diabetes ( type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus), after a nerve inflammation caused by herpes viruses and after spinal cord injuries.

For adult epilepsy, pregabalin is used with other antiepileptic drugs. It is effective in certain seizures originating in parts of the brain (partial seizures), including those that subsequently spread to the whole brain (generalization).

Due to its anxiolytic effect, pregabalin is also approved for the treatment of general anxiety disorders in adults.

For the following application areas of Pregabalin , in-depth information is available:

  • Pain (mild to moderate)
  • anxiety disorders
  • epilepsies

mode of action of pregabalin

The transmission of stimuli along the nerves depends, among other things, on the influx of the mineral calcium. For this purpose special calcium channels are opened in the nerve cell wall. As a result, neurotransmitters such as glutamate, norepinephrine and so-called substance P are released. These neurotransmitters trigger further reactions of the nervous system.

Pregabalin hinders the opening of the calcium channels and thus restricts the influx of calcium into the nerve endings. The increased release of neurotransmitters is thus reduced to the normal level. This helps Pregabalin relieve nerve-related pain, suppress brain cramps in epilepsy, and relieve anxiety.

Potential Lyrica side effects may include:

Lyrica used to treat the following diseases:

  1. Ina V. Virgil says:
    4.0 rating

    Lyrica for Fibromyalgia; Pain (chronic)

    I had water retention all over my body. Both hands were especially affected, and they also became deaf. Drug has been discontinued in the meantime.

    Side effects: Water storages
  2. Robert F. Hamm says:
    3.5 rating

    Lyrica for Pain (chronic)

    Wanted to middle. 7 years away from Tramal (addiction) and asked my BG doctors for alternative painkillers. Asked about THC-containing drugs (is on the rise) and got the answer: What do you want with hashish? (How stupid do you have to be to prescribe a 7 yr. Tramp and then let go of such a sentence?) Then I was advised to let the trampel slowly fade and at the same time take oxygesic 5mg 3 times a day. Was not allowed to drive for 4 weeks during the changeover. After 5 weeks, I then lead the first time again and got promptly at the wheel a seizure with 4 days hospitalization. Thank God that my wife and I are fine, but that car has total loss. Some brave doctors told me that these two medicines should never be taken together and they would be antagonistic (like fire and water). Is that correct? The BG-Äztin thinks it had come because of the tramp withdrawal to this spasm. Has anyone had similar experiences? I take Lyrica u. Pain patch. Best regards, Stefan Maas

  3. Ruby C. Staley says:
    4.5 rating

    Lyrica for Amputation; Pain (neuropathic)

    I took 75 mg Lyrica daily for about 1 year. The drowsiness and drowsiness has swollen quite quickly at the beginning, basically it did not matter, because I had a flu virus at the beginning of the intake anyway and was sick in bed. After about 1-2 weeks I was able to drive again without restriction, go to work and do sports. The depth of sleep was more and better in the year. I have only gained about 2 pounds. Concerning pain, Lyrica did not help at all with violent attacks during this dorsing. However, it helped very well with the neuropathic misperceptions. But since the violent attacks of pain occur only when something else in the body is in trouble (infections or the like, because that’s just a few inflammations are too much) and that does not happen daily, I decided to stop Lyricas. If you only have pain every few weeks, Lyrica is actually nonsense.

  4. Joyce R. Devera says:
    3.5 rating

    Lyrica for Arthritis; Migraine; Arthrosis; Neuralgia; Pain (chronic)

    With the medication, my pain is so far under control that I can do my housework and participate in the social life limited. The side effects are with me, severe fatigue, dizziness, frequent circulation problems, severe sweating. If I do not take oxycodone punctually, the first withdrawal symptoms appear relatively quickly, I notice that at first, because my nose is suddenly closed, and I get a strong inner restlessness. And what is especially annoying is the chronic constipation, without Movicol nothing works.

  5. Marie C. McDuffie says:
    3.5 rating

    Lyrica for Arthritis; Fibromyalgia

    Hey, just tell me about my experiences with Lyrica. Suffering for years from anxiety disorder, pain in various joints. Have been taking Valoron, Opipramol and Pantoprazole for my stomach for 5 years. Since I did not get my last pain boost under control, I went to the hospital. It was found that I have polyarthritis and fibro. Now I got Lyrica prescribed. Now the theater started. Got started with 50mg and should first to 150mg Was surprised that 50mg led to my tingling in hands and feet stopped and could sleep wonderfully without pain. Did not worry me until I was dizzy, only tired and limp. I increased the dose to 150mg, now even more depression came along, but at the moment I manage to do my household work. Before 13 o’clock I’m not used at all, besides, I’m always cold. My blood pressure is currently 100/75/64 and that with 8 cups of coffee. I also start to cry because everything is too much for me. Now even speech disorders have come to it too I forget a lot, my stomach is not synonymous with (stomach pain) I will cease the Lyrica to 50-70mg.Mal see if I feel better then.

  6. Myrna R. Carley says:
    3.5 rating

    Lyrica for Arthritis

    severe hair loss, itchy rash, edema under eyes and eyelid, dehydration, feeling unwell

    Side effects: Skin rash; Edema
  7. Alfred M. Boyd says:
    3.0 rating

    Lyrica for Bone fracture; Morbus sudeck

    Had a complete. Tongue fracture with surgery over 16 years. Pain Only Lyrica has helped. Pain is now manageable

    Side effects: No side effects
  8. Bonnie C. Bray says:
    3.5 rating

    Lyrica for Bone fracture

    After a severe accident involving a nerve plexus I had such severe neuropathic pain that I wanted to jump out of the window (if I could!). Acutely I was treated with fentanyl, long term with lyrica. First 600 mg, 450 mg for three weeks. Of course you have to expect side effects, but the salvation of these inhuman pain is worth it to me. So I can deal with weight gain, edema, fatigue, etc. – knowing that everything is just a temporary condition.

    Side effects: Edema; Increase in weight; Fatigue
  9. Shawn K. Knapp says:
    4.0 rating

    Lyrica for Bone fracture; Morbus sudeck

    I take Hydal, Lyrica, Cal-D-Vita and Pronerv for elbow eruptions with subsequent Sudek’s disease for about 10 months. A few months ago, I still got knee problems. I had and do not have any side effects, except that in the evening I am very tired and tired and sometimes fall asleep at lightning speed. But this could also be due to the stressful life with my disabilities. About 2 months ago I tried to sell Lyrica. Unfortunately, this did not work, because after weaning, my overall condition deteriorated again and my pain intensified extremely. After another, additional intake of Lyrica, the pain disappeared almost completely and my overall condition improved significantly. Side effect of the drugs = actually no except in the evening (!) Great fatigue side effect of my elbow eruption with Sudek’s disease = permanent damage

    Side effects: Fatigue
  10. Kellie D. Wilson says:
    3.5 rating

    Lyrica for Stomach protection; Cervical thoracic lumbar spine syndrome

    Since 3 months I take now Lyrica, initially 75 mg 1-0-1 which was increased to 150mg 1-0-1 within 9 days. The effectiveness against the pain is good, but I’m not completely pain free. The level is tolerable Since taking it I have gained 14 kilos. Although I do not eat more than usual, I gain weight. In addition, my body stores a lot of water, I have blackouts and can concentrate only a short time on a conversation. According to the leaflet, the body should get used to the effect, which my body does not. I am still overcome by sudden, unproven fatigue, and must lie down to sleep. There is no way around it. Without my stomach care drug omeprazole 20mg I would not be able to take Lyrica, without stomach cramps.

  11. Jonas F. Norby says:
    5.0 rating

    Lyrica for Stomach protection; High blood pressure; Pain (acute)

    so far no side effects to complain, fortunately !! In addition, because of significant water retention, compression stockings, very good solution to get the water out of the leg, recommended!

    Side effects: No side effects
  12. Cleo J. McDorman says:
    1.5 rating

    Lyrica for Polytoxicomania; Withdrawal symptoms

    Lyria helps me especially with my panic attacks, because I am reluctant to diazepam, I always have strong pain in the legs and Lyrica heals very well. Disadvantage with me atemnot whereby I have also still heavy Asthma.ich nehem for weeks 3 times 75 mg lyrica, the worst side effects with me are strong dizziness, confusion, sehstörungen.wer from you also these side effects? Holds the long time, or is that only at the beginning of the treatment?

  13. Carmen L. Bennett says:
    1.0 rating

    Lyrica for Sensibility trouble

    I have taken Lyrica 25 mg for 2 months of sensitivity disorders [SS] (degree of sensation: heavy, medium and light spots or areas on the body): NW: massive headache to migraine-like headache, as well as fatigue and tiredness. After 2 days change to Lyrica 50 mg: No NW !!! Einnamehdauer: So far 1 week Previous improvement: 1-2 scale values, i. so far only (and fortunately) at the heavy (with lasting pain) of SS concerned hand. I hope for even more effect by increasing the dose and taking longer. In this respect already a success exists. I will continue to take it in succession and increase according to new regulation from tomorrow to 2 x 50 mg or 1 x 100 mg. – & gt; I will report 😉 Note: According to doctor, the drug in general. only after 1 week show effect, with me she almost immediately after dose increase to 50 mg occurred. Note2: Not helped and the SS had worsened in the short term had with me sand basin (cold) gravel pit (warm) or similar. manual applications such as electric massagers.

    Side effects: Headache; Fatigue
  14. Jane A. Juarez says:
    3.0 rating

    Lyrica for Sensibility trouble

    More side effects occurred with increasing dose, such as: * Nausea * Blurred vision * Pain and swelling in various limbs * Dizziness and drowsiness * Limbs (arms, legs) fall asleep * Muscle twitching * Fatigue * Burning sensation * Tachycardia * Increased sensory disturbances

  15. Karen J. Creamer says:
    3.0 rating

    Lyrica for Water storages

    The use of Lyrica 300 mg / day has helped a lot in terms of pain (leg pain, back problems). I stopped the medication because of the enormous weight gain of 14 kg (from 70 to 84. After I discontinued the medication, I have already lost 10 kg, but I’m tired again.) At the moment I’m in despair, because I just can not (without having to change my diet) with this weight gain as an obvious side effect, because, among other things, the weight is not good for the spine and joints.

    Side effects: Increase in weight