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Pain is an unpleasant sensation often caused by intense or damaging stimuli such as stubbing a toe, burning a finger, putting iodine o...
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Tylenol 205,030 Ibuprofen 172,871 Morphine 142,465
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Elavil
VS.
Lyrica
Other name: Amitriptyline (Amitriptyline)
Other name: Pregabalin (Pregabalin)
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Satisfaction
8 / 10
Satisfaction
53,093
Discussions around the web
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149,649
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Pain*
Depression
Weight Gain
Anxiety*
Insomnia
Fibromyalgia*
Migraines*
Headaches
Nerve Pain*
Chronic Pain
Not Sleeping
Neuropathy
Bipolar Disorder
Infection
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Pain
Fibromyalgia
Nerve Pain
Depression*
Anxiety*
Neuropathy
Withdrawal*
Numbness
Seizures
Chronic Pain
Migraines*
Spasms
Tingling
Leg Pain
RLS
Sciatica
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Top Concerns
Ela
Burning
8
Drowsy
6
Sleepy
6
Withdrawal
5
Dry Mouth
5
Groggy
5
Sedation
4
Dizzy
4
Vulvodynia
2
Seizures
2
Top Concerns
Lyr
Arthritis
3
Blurred Vision
2
Dry Mouth
1
Memory Loss
1
Suicidal
1
OA
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Memory Problems
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Suicide
1
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Ela
Lyrica
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Burning
Ela
Lyr
8
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Drowsy
Ela
Lyr
6
0
Sleepy
Ela
Lyr
6
0
Withdrawal
Ela
Lyr
5
0
Dry Mouth
Ela
Lyr
5
1
Groggy
Ela
Lyr
5
0
Sedation
Ela
Lyr
4
0
Dizzy
Ela
Lyr
4
0
Vulvodynia
Ela
Lyr
2
0
Seizures
Ela
Lyr
2
0
Arthritis
Lyr
Ela
3
0
Blurred Vision
Lyr
Ela
2
0
Dry Mouth
Lyr
Ela
1
5
Memory Loss
Lyr
Ela
1
0
Suicidal
Lyr
Ela
1
0
OA
Lyr
Ela
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Lyr
Ela
1
0
Memory Problems
Lyr
Ela
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Lyr
Ela
1
0
Suicide
Lyr
Ela
1
0
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About Elavil
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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Elavil
About Lyrica
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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We found 2,404 discussions
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I could not take it.. I am on Lyrica now and it is helping...
" Elavil helped my Vuluvodynia! BUT I had to discontinue it due to side effects of a racing heart, HB and weight gain.. ...I am on Lyrica now... "

I went from Lyrica to Elavil. I hated Lyrica. I have had no...
" ...went from Lyrica to Elavil. I hated Lyrica. I have had no side effects from Elavil. It does help some with the ...no negatives about Elavil.... "

me Elavil and Lyrica and I have been mostly symptom...
" ...prescribed me Elavil and Lyrica and I have been mostly symptom free for a week!!!! He told me after bad infections your brain still sends nerve pain signals to ...it and I have a angry vagina LO... "

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and put me on Lyrica saying the side effects are much...
" ...my lifesaver, pain wise, but like you I have gained about 30 lbs. I a runner and am active every day of my life. Your post bummed me out because my doc just took me off Elavil and put me on Lyrica... "

nerve pain. Lyrica did absolutely nothing. Elavil worked;...
" ...I have taken Lyrica and elavil for nerve pain. Lyrica did absolutely nothing. Elavil worked; however, I had to go off of it from side effects. I started swelling up and having joint pain in... "

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been on Lyrica since 2006. Lyrica does have side effects...
" ...I've been on Lyrica since 2006. Lyrica does have side effects, for me mostly ...75mg dose. I'm also on elavil, (amitryptilene), and ...with weight gain. My friend was on elavil and gained ... "

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knock me out. I do take Lyrica which helps me too....
" ...adding Elavil 25 or 50 mg at bedtime. It definately helps me with my nerve pain and has the added benefit of a side effect of sleepiness and ...knock me out. I do take Lyrica which helps m... "

and I am highly allergic to Lyrica and it works great for...
" ...have been taking Elavil and Celexa for 2 years and my doc put me on Toprol about 6 weeks ...really hard time with the Elavil and I am highly allergic to Lyrica and it works great for her... G... "

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I switched from Elavil to Lyrica I dropped a lot of weight....
" ...much of a say medication had in the matter since that was also about the same time I switched to a wheat/gluten-free diet. I can say though that I haven't GAINED any weight with lyrica, so..... "

so i switched to lyrica (better version) cymbalta...
" ...so i switched to lyrica (better version) cymbalta (works similar to elavil) this combo works great fore... "

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