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Baclofen vs. Lyrica for Spasms

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Baclofen

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Other Names: Pregabalin
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Based on 44,448 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Baclofen (brand names Kemstro, Lioresal, and Gablofen) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is primarily used to treat spasticity and is under investigation for the treatment of alcoholism.It is an agonist for the GABA B recep... 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
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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
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Lirica vs Cymbalta
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By Melissa
November 5, 2013
Melissa wrote
Baclofen vs Flexeri
I started with Baclofen then started flexeril. I swear by baclofen as the BEST. I honestly can't say much about flex because I really haven't given it a chance but I hope it the Baclofen works as good for you as it did for me. Also, it curbed my desire for the opiate pain relievers. My doc seems to want me stuck on them lol she took away the baclofen and gave me a shit load of tramadol and flexeril. Could be blissful if only I were ignorant..
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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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1,756 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
spasticity) were much worse than those for the lyrica. I...
...you feel that the spasticity is b/c ...Personally I found the side effects for baclofen (for my spasticity) were much worse than those for the lyrica. I switched to oral baclofen for a pump. G...
did have those side effects from Lyrica. That stuff worked...
...effects of the Baclofen. I've had to use it since 2004. No side effects though I did have those side effects from Lyrica. That stuff worked...
didn't help me but Lyrica seems to be better. I take...
...higher on the Baclofen than my previous ones. I take 30mg 3x daily and it has helped but not completely ...and spasticity. Neurontin didn't help me but Lyrica seems to be better. I take Lyrica...
on lyrica at first, but then went to baclofen. Felt like...
...was on lyrica at first, but then went to baclofen. Felt like it worked better. Less addicting as well. And makes you less groggy, depending on the ...because i stopped taking the baclofen. No re...
want me to switch to Lyrica - says it works for spasms...
...take Baclofen for the spasms. ...flare. Now my neuro want me to switch to Lyrica - says it works for spasms in...
that Lyrica did nothing for me. I currently take Neurontin...
...found that Lyrica did nothing for me. I currently take ...day along with Baclofen as needed. I still suffer from the burning and sp...
with pain.I tried lyrica,had allergic reaction to it.I take...
...not effective alone,I also take baclofen,helps some.The both help with pain.I tried lyrica,had allergic reaction to it.I take lorazapam to help...
I will ask about Lyrica, I did not know it had an effect...
Thanks, I will ask about Lyrica, I did not know it had an effect on ...tightening goes all around my upper abdomen, under my ribcage, some baclofen helps but does not get r...
actully worked better for me for nerve pain,, than the...
lyrica actully worked better for me for nerve pain,, than ...have me on bac...
Lyrica, had allergic reaction to neurontin and gabapentin,...
I'm taking Lyrica, had allergic reaction to neurontin and ...figure, and I'm also taking Baclofen 2.5 mgs. 4 times ...at night to sleep. I find that the baclofen really helps and sometimes if I...
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