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Old 06-16-2010, 10:22 PM   #1
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help: swelling

my Dr. put me on 50mg. of Lyrica. After that my ankles and shins swelled up soooo large it looks like you could put a pin in in my legs and they would burst, is that a normal side effect? only been on it for a month and it is such a low dose.

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Old 06-17-2010, 06:55 AM   #2
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Re: help: swelling

hi patio,
welcome to the boards. call your doctor right away. i had the same reaction and quit taking it. what you are experiencing is not a side affect it is an allergic reaction.
ps. i suggest quitting the drug today and calling your doctor. allergic reactions are not cool.

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