"Lyrica was recently approved for treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Europe. Thats why my doctor gave it to me. Xanax put me on a rollercoaster and 6mg wasn't cutting it anymore. It doesn't do anything at all. I feel more sta..."
"i was on Effexor XR for about 1 year. it was the worst experience of my life coming off of it. Mood swings and something i like to call electro convulsive shocks. i would get these twitches that felt like electricity was running up my..."
I also am being treated with Lyrica for anxiety - along with 6 mg of xanax a day. I'm on 200 mg twice a day and honestly don't notice any difference in controlling my anxiety. Xanax is about the only thing that really helps, but doc won't give me more than the 6 mg a day and that just doesn't do it. I'm in agony from 4 am when I get up for work until 11 when I can take the first xanax, it wears off about 1 and I have to wait until 3 to take the second and then it wears off about 6 and I have to wait until 8 to take the 3rd dosage so that I can go to sleep at 10. I'm very frustrated.
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