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Lyrica

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Other Names: Pregabalin

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Other Names: Ultram   Ultram ER   Zydol   Ryzolt
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram, Tramal) is a centrally acting opioid analgesic, used in treating moderate to severe pain. The drug has a wide range of applications, including treatment for restless legs syndrome and fibromyalgia. It was devel... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Rikko
October 7, 2014
Rikko wrote
Tramadol Addiction
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By CRITTER RANCH
September 25, 2014
CRITTER RANCH wrote
side effects
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By Angela
September 12, 2014
Angela wrote
tramadol and nightmares
The rest of my comment seemed to have been cut off, so I'll just finish it up by saying that some of the side-effects of true narcotics - like nightmares and itching or "crawling" skin - happen with tram too at higher doses, but they'll drop away again whenever you lower the dose, or even on their own at sustained higher doses (so long as the higher doses are taken as ordered and not messed with or abused. Moving between 50mg and 100mg as you are doing is fine.
con't  |  September 19, 2014
Nightmares are a common side-effect of opiate use, from the beast that is Morphine all the way down to little tramadol which contains only a small amount of synthetic opioid and has very weak effects on the u-opioid receptor - amounting to about 15% of the pain relief provided. The remaining 85% of tramadol's makeup is basically an SNRI anti-depressant, like Effexor or Milnacipran. In other words, as far as narcotics go, Tramadol barely qualifies as one, if at all. BUT it still has a few of the
Hugh  |  September 19, 2014
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By Doug
August 29, 2014
Doug wrote
Tramadol
My MD switched me from Diluaded to tramadol, i like the drug but blue cross does not cover it because diluaded is cheaper
John  |  October 3, 2014
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By AllyKat
May 30, 2014
AllyKat wrote
dilated pupils on Lyrica
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By nox
April 21, 2014
nox wrote
tramadol experience
Do people really feel like it as pain releaver cause you sure hurts psycaly ina surden way and TRAMAOOL can maybe help and sure help my emotional pain aswell as few other minor pain Rlevant. Thanks. From Mr.H.O.Trygggvason
BLITZer  |  August 31, 2014
I have a script for Tramadol and take it at bedtime to sleep. I have severe leg pain that keeps me awake.. I don't notice any cravings to take more than that... 1 50mg Tramadol and 2 Diphenhydramine tabs and I'm down for the night.. I feel good the next day, unlike with Ambien and the others I've used.
Mark  |  August 26, 2014
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sarsh  |  August 20, 2014
Yikes
August 20, 2014
Great drug but makes me go to the toilet a lot
August 18, 2014
will I test positive on a oxycodone strip drug test by taking tramadol?
jay  |  August 15, 2014
@Tonya
That's one of the ways it just absolutly ruins your life! You will take all the ones you get prescibed(me 180 a month)after that you will spend your last dime to get them! No money, well in my case ruin your life even more by stealing anything and everything from your family... It's just an absolute shame and seems as if no matter how hard ya try your just taking 10 sis back!
gaboy  |  July 26, 2014
Calyn72
everything you have said is SO TRUE! I'm still struggling extremely bad with my addiction! I first got prescribed them when i was 14 dye to sports injuries/1-2 50mgtab every 4-6 hours. At first it was great, i was finally able to do even simple little things with out crying from pain. But when i was 16 me and my buddy decided to experiment and took 4each and noticed they made us feel loopy. So then is would occasionally take a few more than prescribed. By age 19 i was taking 10-12 at a
gaboy  |  July 26, 2014
They don't even do anything for My pain ..Just make light headed and have double vision when objects are too close it's a bitch to dial a phone
Matthew  |  June 28, 2014
Where were you able to obtain that many a day with a prescription? Thanks
Tonya  |  May 17, 2014
Try to get off of them before you get as bad as me. I've been taking 40-50 tramadol 50mg per day for ten years. I has completely destroyed my life and getting off of them is next to impossible, and I have no idea what to do. Trust me, if you're an addict, get off of them. They are highly addictive and the amount you take every day will get larger and larger. The withdrawal is severe. It's been compared to the withdrawal you get from heroin. Stop, or taper off ASAP.
Calyn72  |  April 22, 2014
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By Tara/Lyrica
March 28, 2014
Tara/Lyrica wrote
Bone Loss /Lyrica
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By theresa hawkins
March 26, 2014
theresa hawkins wrote
robaxin and seroquel
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By GARY GERSIN
March 21, 2014
GARY GERSIN wrote
SEX
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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 Can't wait to get back to Tramadol
February 19, 2014
Can't wait to get back to Tramadol wrote
Dilaudid vs. Tramadol
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Congratulations, you apparently are not addicted to opiates nor enjoy them too much. Dilaudid would keep me stoned, with a euphoric feeling.
JesseJames  |  October 8, 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 Tramadol rash
February 8, 2014
Tramadol rash wrote
tramadol rash
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I had a horrible rash and my face looked like I had been burned.I would never use it again.
Dilaudid was the best pain pill ever and was not addictive.
Joanne  |  August 29, 2014
I did not have a rash but itched all over. I thought I had hives and checked my body but there was no rash evident.
Joanne C  |  August 29, 2014
Oh yeah!! Went to the hospital at 4:00 in the morning with rash on my arms so bad they almost blistered and it felt like someone was ripping my arms off.
Brenda  |  July 23, 2014
Yes rash hives itching
May 26, 2014
Sounds like your allergic to opioid pain medicine.
March 10, 2014
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By Kaleigh 25 Yr. Old Female in Baltimore, MD
February 5, 2014
Kaleigh 25 Yr. Old Female in Baltimore, MD wrote
Taking Tramadol & Phentermine Together
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The MD knew withdrawals are going to be expected. I was given chlonodine and phentermine to help. It worked will and now I am off meds. All this tx was supported by studies. A general MD will not have the knowledge to feel comfortable.
Rudy  |  May 31, 2014
Try to find a MD who is a pain management specialist along with being an addiction specialist or addictionologist. These doctors are much more knowledgeable on pain management along with other treatment that will help support your pain management. For example, my pain management MD had me on a pain med from a chronic injury. He also discovered I needed testosterone. After a year of treatment my chronic pain was feeling so much better that we decided to try to stop the pain meds. The MD kne
Rudy  |  May 31, 2014
It works like a miracle pill for me...almost at my weight lose goal...
cynthia  |  May 20, 2014
It made me hungrier too..dr took me off it cause I would gain and lose..looking in to something diff.
I' m bernita  |  April 30, 2014
does the phentermine work for you? seems to make me hungrier
jennifer  |  April 8, 2014
So how did your doctors appt go?
Chavez  |  March 12, 2014
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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 dee
January 16, 2014
dee wrote
DIZZINESS AND BLURRED VISION
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By Jcaudle
January 15, 2014
Jcaudle wrote
Shakey hands
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By schorel
December 7, 2013
schorel wrote
Allergic reaction to tramadol
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By Shadowboxers
November 22, 2013
Shadowboxers wrote
Bursitis pain
If its been a long time its not bursitus its sciatic nerve problems..go to orthopedic and get an mri ive had this for eight years same thing and after the drs kept repeatedly telling me it was bursitus and to basically suck it up i started goin to different drs who pointed me in the right direction
regina  |  July 15, 2014
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By Katelyn 17
November 21, 2013
Katelyn 17 wrote
taking keppra and tramadol at the same time..
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Keppra is a seizure med. It made my wife go through what you described. Her doc changed her to lamotragene (spelling is off on that). My concern is that tramadol is not supposed to be taken by people with epilepsy. Or anyone with a higher chance of seizures. It lowers the threshold for seizures. So if you have seizures and are still taking tramadol, please talk to your doctor asap..m its not safe.
caution  |  June 10, 2014
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By dave
October 17, 2013
dave wrote
Mobic vs Tramadol
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Mobic is in the same class as ibuprophen, Aleve, etc. They are all NSAID (non steroid anti inflammatory drugs) and Tramadol is not a narcotic pain med but it does mimic some opiate pain meds and gives you pain relief similar to taking an opiate
FFMom  |  April 16, 2014
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By Maujy
October 9, 2013
Maujy wrote
Tramadol
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Its now ages since I posted my lot about stopping tramadol and just happened to come across my post and the reply. Wish that one would be notified of a post but anyhow. You are sooooo right about the doctors needing to go back to school. Here in south africa one gets some doctors that only work at the state hospitals......they are well paid but become slap dash because the have about 30 patients per day to get through. So one is no sooner in the doctors room then out...they are very sweet but o
maujy  |  July 17, 2014
im so sorry you had such a shity Dr. she needs to go back to school tramadol is hard ,hard, hard, to stop!!!!!!!!!!!!! I know the answer to your prob go to a pain Dr. they will help you not these 22 year want a be Doctors they cant wipe there own,you know!!!!!!!!!!!!!
greg  |  February 8, 2014
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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 Ryan
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Endone and Tramadol
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What patients are saying about Lyrica + Tramadol + Chronic Pain

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because I took Lyrica maybe 3 times and immediately started...
...and Lyrica\" because I took Lyrica maybe 3 times and immediately started to ...stop the daily tramodol and begin walking-exercise is the only way to get good results without the side effects of ...
chronic pain and cannot take Lyrica or Savella due to side...
...or Savella due to side effects. The only thing I can take is Tramadol. It takes the edge off,but doesn't take all the pain away. Combining Tylenol with it helps some. Tramadol works...
but eventually started experiencing visual disturbances...
...it? I tried Lyrica and it helped for about a year. I was so excited to have success but eventually started experiencing visual disturbances and dizziness. It ...8 weeks. Now I'm just using Tram...
in constant pain lyrica does help my neck but nowhere else...
...had chronic pain for 29yrs I was told it was arthritis after 10yrs I was told that I had fibromyalgia I take tramadol and lyrica but still in constant pain lyrica does help my neck but nowhere...
Lyrica. But just like any med, different things work for...
...Dr. said she uses both Lyrica and Neurontin, but has had better luck with Lyrica. But just like any med, different things work for different people (I also had good luck with Tramadol, which I kno...
is helping my pain. Some people it does not work for...
...Fibro. I have a connective tissue disease and fibro. Man the pain is unbelievable. For me Lyrica is helping my pain. Some people it does not work for ...I have also been on Tramodol and that ...
along comes lyrica and magically I gain weight very fast!...
...tramadol also on a regular basis. I don't get a lot of swelling, just some minor swelling in my hands. I have gained 10 lbs since starting: the first half within first month and second half when my...
i have it with lyrica on top and its made a difference with...
...know tramadol doesnt work on its own, but i have it with lyrica on top and its made a difference with...
Lyrica and that didn't do a damn thing for. Good thing...
...Tramadol works great for me! I take 100mg ...and I've tried Lyrica and that didn't do a damn thing for. Good thing cause...
try. I couldn't tolerate the lyrica so took Topamax. But...
Quote: Cymbalta and 200mg of tramadol worked really well for me for 10 or so ...a try. I couldn't tolerate the lyrica so took Topama...
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