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Top 10 Search Results for "Lyrica"

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Vimpat

Vimpat

has anyone taken vimpat before taking a shower, and then have a seizure right after?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My fiance took vimpat and it seemed to do well until we started to notice the side effects were greater and he would have less grand Mal seizures but when he did they were big and he would be bed… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Lyrica

Lyrica

How would I get it my doctor does not seem to help much and I am in pain my joints keep locking and I had lyrics can help relax you with these problems?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I live in the uk

posted almost 6 years ago

Has Anyonre Tried The Combination Of Cabatrol + Briviact

Has Anyonre Tried The Combination Of Cabatrol + Briviact

Hello, Friends.

I have tried the combination Briviat with Carbatrol before, along with Lyrica and Topamax. Once I start with Briviact, I will so much better than I don't even consider it a seizure, than after a week or so, I start to experience more seizures than usual.

Currently, I am taking Carbatrol + Fycompa + Lyrica. I have been thinking to re-take Briviact again. I know there is an interaction between Briviact and Tegretol, but I'm wondering if anyone has tried/ trying this combination… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I agree and am attempting to change my views. I am always open to suggestions. It does make life seem quite difficult and when put into perspective people are born with challenges much greater than I… read more

posted 5 months ago

Lyrica

Lyrica

I have been placed on Lyrica for neurological reasons other than seizures. I noticed my back pain has diminished a bit. My neuropathy hasn't bothered me as much too which can be a problem. I read the side effects and haven't experienced most. Could this diminished feeling of pain cause a problem being I am diabetic? I don't take any meds for diabetes (diet-controlled) and on the lowest doses of my blood pressure meds. Could Lyrics cause a problem for me?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Just opposite for me, I have a lumbar injury already, the pain sky rocketed so much I had to be put on vicoden for a month. During that time I got so tired of saying, no in not tearing up my… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Does Anyone Else Suffer From Nerve Damage Too?

Does Anyone Else Suffer From Nerve Damage Too?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Lyrics did very little for my pain but as soon as I started on Cymbalta all of my fibromyalgia pain disappeared. When my son died from SUDEP I quit taking all meds and while the nerve pains and things… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Regarding Epilepsy

Regarding Epilepsy

How I take care of someone with epilepsy ?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Since you live in Africa , in may want to search the IBE - Africa region website . They have locations around Africa too.

Studying the types types of seizures might give you an idea of what your… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Lyrica

Lyrica

Does lyrica makes you have restless leg symptoms, i can't function

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Lyrica actually helped with my rls, that and make me gain weight is about all it did.

posted over 3 years ago

Lyrica

Lyrica

hi does anyone put on a lot of weight when on Lyrica ?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

No I tend to lose weight and my doctor gets mad. When I'm not feeling good I'm not hungry I lose weight very easily and because I eat very healthy and since I'm not eating junk I don't gain weight.

posted over 4 years ago

Long Distance Flights And Epilepsy?

Long Distance Flights And Epilepsy?

I'm wanting to travel to South Africa but my parents are refusing me to go due to my epilepsy. Any tips for flying long distance?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I go to Mauritius every yr and I have been there every yr since I was a teenager and I am 32 yrs old and my mum and dad struggled when I was a teenager but they took me only when I was well.

posted over 3 years ago

Aubusing Prescrition Meds?

Aubusing Prescrition Meds?

my friend who is on lyrica,clonazepam,tramadol,fycompa and mirtazapine. he has developed a habit with lyrica,taking 3-5 times his daily prescribed dose. has anyone else had experiences with abusing epilepsy meds?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Is there any side effects of miritazinre he's taking. Terrible drug is miritazinre. O was hallucinating. Sweat running down my neck

posted over 1 year ago