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Ambien vs. Lyrica for Anxiety

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Ambien

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/ 164,110 posts
Other Names: Zolpidem   Ambien CR   Stillnox   Stilnoct   Edluar

Lyrica

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/ 135,067 posts
Other Names: Pregabalin
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Zolpidem (Ambien, Stilnox) is a prescription drug used for the short-term treatment of insomnia, as well as some brain disorders. It is a short-acting nonbenzodiazepine hypnotic of the imidazopyridine class that potentiates Gamma-Aminobutyri... Read more on Wikipedia
Pregabalin (International Nonproprietary Name) is an anticonvulsant drug used for neuropathic pain and as an adjunct therapy for partial seizures with or without secondary Seizure types number Generalized seizures in adults. It has also been found effec... Read more on Wikipedia
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By AllyKat
May 30, 2014
AllyKat wrote
dilated pupils on Lyrica
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By sam
April 19, 2014
sam wrote
ambien and sore mouth
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By Tara/Lyrica
March 28, 2014
Tara/Lyrica wrote
Bone Loss /Lyrica
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By GARY GERSIN
March 21, 2014
GARY GERSIN wrote
SEX
Can't get an erection since starting Lyrica one year ago.
TomKat  |  July 28, 2014
well I am a lady and i find it hard, now to reach orgasm... its is frustrating and a lengthy process. I am on Lyrica 300 per day!
AllyKat  |  May 30, 2014
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By sandra mullikin
February 18, 2014
sandra mullikin wrote
blurred vision after discontinuing 2 mo. ago
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By Michael
January 30, 2014
Michael wrote
Loss of orgasms with Lyrica
I cant orgasm since taking Lyrica too,,, I am a lady... I am on 300mg daily for neuropathic pain... grrr.. well rubbish eh?
May 30, 2014
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By canadian jake
January 23, 2014
canadian jake wrote
Lirica vs Cymbalta
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By PJ
January 16, 2014
PJ wrote
Extreme (Dangerous) Sleepiness
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By Lisa
November 21, 2013
Lisa wrote
Vomiting
Lisa, this sounds like more than a depression for the realm of family and friends, though a listening ear from someone close is still invaluable. I have some questions to ask you before I give the rest of my comments. Respond here that you got this and we can continue this privately.
K  |  April 20, 2014
Lisa, if you are feeling depressed you should reach out to family or friends. Do you have anyone you can talk to?
March 14, 2014
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By Ay_yo_D
November 20, 2013
Ay_yo_D wrote
Sleep
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By Tommy
October 3, 2013
Tommy wrote
ambiem
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By IMT
September 7, 2013
IMT wrote
Gabapentin, Lyrica & Peripheral Neuropathy & Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
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By Antoine
August 27, 2013
Antoine wrote
Diclofenac & Lyrica
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By When1Was
August 25, 2013
When1Was wrote
Bad Sleep Aid, Great Creativity Aid
it is that. I've come up with some decent music on it.
June 20, 2014
It is nice to know it help you to do good things. All I do is vomit or get knocked out.
Lisa  |  November 21, 2013
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What patients are saying about Ambien vs. Lyrica

1,299 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
on Ambien and Lyrica on 2/20/07. I never had a problem...
...be the Lyrica. I started on Ambien and Lyrica on 2/20/07. I never had a problem...
of my Urethral pain. On a bad day however, it doesn't help...
...take 150 mg of Lyrica 2-3 times ...also have to take 10mg of regular Ambien at bedtime. The Lyrica does help with some of my Urethral pain. On a bad day however, it doesn't help. I am...
help me sleep. I slept great with Lyrica but couldn't deal...
...dreams. I tried Ambien but I didn't like the way it made me feel ...help me sleep. I slept great with Lyrica but couldn't deal...
I am also on Prozac and Ambien (as needed). No problems...
...Eddie. I have been on Lyrica a year this month. I am also on Prozac and Ambien (as needed). No problems except for the...
I find that the lyrica and kava are working about the same,...
...find that the lyrica and kava are working about the same, ...take hmmmm lets' see- probably ambien but that does nothing.. I don't know.. Tou...
but it gives me insomnia. The only thing that seems to work...
...on Lyrica which works great for my anxiety, but it gives me insomnia. The only thing that seems to work is 6mg of ...day. I can't tolerate meds that affect serotonin and Ambien makes me...
opt for my anxiety meds xxnax, and my lyrica, i sleep great...
...Ambien blows it works for squats ...wouldn't take this crap again for nothing,. I opt for my anxiety meds xxnax, and my lyrica, i sleep great now. My pain is much better and my sex drive has...
and it made me sleepy ALL THE TIME! It didn't help me...
Monica, I was prescribed Lyrica, and it made me sleepy ALL THE TIME! It didn't help me with the body ...at night to help me sleep instead of being hungover with Ambien. Just want to share my...
Thanks. They had me on Lyrica but I gained like 20 lbs in 2...
...had me on Lyrica but I gained like 20 ...I went. I'm on cymbalta and neorontin now. I do have Ambien but it doesn't keep me asleep. I go see my pain doctor on ...possibly of having breast ...
been on Lyrica for almost two years now. I got over the...
...on Lyrica for almost two ...I had trouble with ambien amnesia--where you do weird things and don't remember. Also ambien only works for me for about two ...think I'll quit Lyrica unless ther...
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