Hi,I'm not trying to start a long thread here just a quick question for those who are in the know about Lyrica.I have diabetic Neurapathy and need all the help I can get but can use another addiction like a whole in the head.So My question is,Lyrica:addictive?I know it gives a high at about 450mgs but I dont plan on doing that but in general is it addictive?Thanks.
Lyrica shouldn't be addictive at the low doses used for neuropathy. My grandmothers been on it or the other derivative, gabapentin, for years. Just take it at low doses. It works wonders for treating nerve pain though.
i take it for epilepsy(one of many lol) i personally have had no problems with it...i have missed some doses and i wasnt sick or anything like u get when u r addicted to anything .......i think it non addicitve my luck im wrong lol.....one think thoug at first it was hard on my stomach..just made me feel nauseated....but its ok now...hope this helps....
I do know people who take it for pain...I take nuerontin which is similar but not quite as strong...it works for them....not known to be addictive...just stay close to home the first couple of times you take it to find out how it affects you
Lyrica can be addictive at high doses but it is specifically for diabetic neuropathy or shingles pain. Also just recently approved for Fibromyalgia,
It is definitely worth trying. I have atypical neuralgia and it works for me.
Good luck with this, hope it helps.
well if you have nerve pain, and nerve pain can be the absolute worst type of pain! then i would have to say give it a try, it is pricey, and sometimes insurance dosent always cover it, so if not covered by insurance, ask about neurontin, i take neurontin 600 mgs three times a day and it helps with my everyday pain quite well. lyrica and neurontin are in the same class of drugs and are not physically addictive.
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