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Amitriptyline vs Lyrica

Amitriptyline
VS.
Lyrica
Other name: Elavil (Elavil)
Other name: Pregabalin (Pregabalin)
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Method of use:
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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 ...
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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...
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Ami
Drowsy
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Dry Mouth
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Dizzy
6
Withdrawal
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Sedation
6
Burning
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Sleepy
5
Groggy
3
Arthritis
3
Seizures
3
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Arthritis
3
Blurred Vision
2
Dry Mouth
1
Suicidal
1
OA
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Suicide
1
Hair Loss
1
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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 ...
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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...
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to Lyrica. It helps me with restless leg syndrome...
" I'm allergic to amitriptyline. I take curcumin. It helps with inflammation. I take gabapentin which is a precursor to Lyrica. It helps me with restless leg... "

aily for pain arising from PD (left side spasm). It worked...
" ...incredibly high!!!! I took Lyrica 75mg twice daily for pain arising from PD (left side spasm). It worked for 4 months (Oct ...I have changed to Amitriptyline 10mgs per 24 hrs taken at bedtime (11th... "

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feel raw and burning and im totally drained from it.im...
" ...ls and im takin lyrica for the vulvodynia i was previously takin amitriptyline but it didnt help.the lyrica isnt helping either i feel raw and burning and im totally drained from it.im just wondering... "

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didn't help me but Lyrica seems to be better. I take...
" ...spasms and spasticity. Neurontin 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 at night. I used... "

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Lyrica has helped me a bit so I figure take the good with...
" ...to come and go. Lyrica has helped me a bit so I figure take the good with the bad. My ...again..I am also on Amitriptyline at bedtime.. It's too help me relax so I can sleep . I might as well be taking a... "

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edication to Lyrica and I have improved 100%. I have done s...
" ...changed the medication to Lyrica and I have improved 100%. I have done ...all symtoms and ask him which medication causes cognitive problems. I also went from 3 Amitriptyline down to 2 tabs and also made... "

ster mentioned Lyrica. I too take that, and it works wo...
" My husband takes amitriptyline and it helps him sleep good, and helps with the ...night. Another poster mentioned... "

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help. I also take Lyrica, and for me it does help and I...
" 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...
" lyrica is working well for me. amitriptyline made me gain 80 lbs in a ...effects do you... "

have been on Lyrica for over a year and it has helped a lot...
" I have been on Lyrica for over a year and it has helped a lot with the nerve pain.... "

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