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Amitriptyline

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Other Names: Elavil   Endep   Laroxyl   Vanatrip

Lyrica

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Other Names: Pregabalin
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Amitriptyline (Elavil, Tryptizol, Laroxyl, Sarotex, Lentizol) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It is the most widely used TCA and has at least equal efficacy against major depression as the newer class of SSRIs. As well ... 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 Tara/Lyrica
March 28, 2014
Tara/Lyrica wrote
Bone Loss /Lyrica
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By GARY GERSIN
March 21, 2014
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I have trouble reaching climax while on Lyrica. Also have major stomach/bowel issues when dose increased.
CountryCutie  |  October 16, 2014
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 T.smith2005
January 22, 2014
T.smith2005 wrote
Labrynthitis amitrypteline and betahistine buccastem and dizziness
The dr has upped my amitriptyline intake to 1-3tabs a night. But I'm not sure. Seems to just make me feel more unbalanced
January 28, 2014
Is it safe to take the betahistine and the amitrypteline together?
Tracey  |  January 22, 2014
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By IMT
September 7, 2013
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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 Mellabella
August 14, 2013
Mellabella wrote
Amitriptyline and eczema
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What patients are saying about Amitriptyline vs. Lyrica

2,170 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
daily for pain arising from PD (left side spasm). It worked...
...I took Lyrica 75mg twice daily for pain arising from PD (left side spasm). It worked for 4 ...changed to Amitriptyline 10mgs per 24 hrs taken at bedtime (11th April). So far this is working wit...
didn't help me but Lyrica seems to be better. I take...
...than my previous ones. I take 30mg 3x daily and it has ...didn't help me but Lyrica seems to be better. I take Lyrica for my neuropathic pain. Along with the Lyrica, I also take Amytriptiline a...
Lyrica has helped me a bit so I figure take the good with...
...Lyrica has helped me a bit so I figure take the good ...Amitriptyline at bedtime.. It's too help me relax so I can sleep . I might as well be taking a flintstone vitamin because it doesn't work....
poster mentioned Lyrica. I too take that, and it works...
...takes amitriptyline and it helps him sleep good, and helps ...poster mentioned Lyrica. I too take that, and...
help. I also take Lyrica, and for me it does help and I...
...take amitryptaline (spelling?)..and it does help. I also take Lyrica, and for me it does help and I don't...
is working well for me. amitriptyline made me gain 80...
...working well for me. amitriptyline made me gain 80 lbs ...mean from lyrica. I hav...
have been on Lyrica for over a year and it has helped a lot...
...over a year and it has helped a lot with the nerve pain. Tried Amitriptyline for...
Lyrica. I haven't heard anything bad about the drug. I'm...
...honor with Lyrica. I haven't heard anything bad about the drug. I'm on ...effects, does help me sleep and seems to alleviate some pain. Amitryptaline has one great benefit--it's...
300mg for 5 weeks which made no difference, Carbamazepine...
...meds...have taken Lyrica 300mg for 5 weeks which made no difference, Carbamazepine 200mg ...and currently i am trying Amitriptyline 20mg for about two weeks, it's made a small difference bu...
for the past week and don't feel too great. Better...
...seeing my dr tomorrow to increase the Amitriptyline instead. I ...a starting dose of Lyrica for the past week and don't feel too great. Better to stay with one med and Amitriptyline has always ...
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