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    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    8/26/2016 5:43:38 PM

    Reviewer: AngieMarie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I've been taking Lyrica for a couple of months. It works great but I have gained a lot of weight and my hands and feet swell. I am now tapering off the Lyrica. It's to bad about the side effects because it did work for my pain issues.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    8/14/2016 12:32:26 PM

    Reviewer: jan, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I take 100 mg at bedtime and it works within 15-20 minutes and it's amazing! I have severe diabetic neuropathy in legs and arms as well as nerve compression and I prefer Lyrica to oxycodone. No side effects noted as I already have balance issues from the CNS damage of 46 yrs of diabetes.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    8/9/2016 9:41:33 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Severe edema in limbs, causing more pain than it was worth taking this drug.

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    7/10/2016 6:20:24 PM

    Reviewer: RedFire, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Take Lyrica for fibromyalgia. Works great for the pain. However the side effects of weight gain are horrible!!!! In 2 months have gained 20 pounds!! My ankles swell, my eyes are puffy, just aweful. Then there is the memory problems. Can't find words when talking and super forgetful. Also balance problems, unsteady on my feet. Yes it was great for my pain but I am getting so fat and puffy it is ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Neuropathic Pain
    6/3/2016 2:59:55 AM

    Reviewer: Trosh, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Seriously affects my ability to communicate effectively random words in sentances but it worked wonders for the pain.

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