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  1. Please help!!! I am just diagnosed with Fibromyalgia
    ... and take 20 mg of flexeril at bedtime. and i take neurontin for burning skin. The only time i have symptoms...
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  2. What pain meds do they give for FM?
    ... rheumy. I get percocet from my pain doctor. I also take neurontin for skin burning. I got that initially from my neurologist...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Percocet Ultram

  3. what to do?
    ... hi, i am taking darvacet, soma, and neurontin as meds for pain and tremors. i also have irritable...
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  4. Anyone pretty much homebound?
    ... to pain doc, told him what happened. He puts me on neurontin (Lyrica is a more pure form of Neurontin and causes...
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  5. Achy and tired - newly diagnoised
    ... name for what I've been suffering with. He put me on Neurontin and Zanaflex both taken twice a day. I have stopped...
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  6. Cymbalta for Fibro
    ... also am on Cymbalta, gained 20 pounds altogether with Neurontin added to the mix..I ask myself, do I want to have...
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  7. new to this forum
    ... Can you get you doctor to prescribe you Lyrica or Neurontin , and also Cymbalta? Lyrica and Neurontin are the...
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  8. FM doc in Memphis or Little Rock?
    ... who believes FM is real. She's also diabetic and on Neurontin , but her doctor refuses to switch her to Lyrica even...
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  9. Naturopath?
    ... let me continue. We tried the other similar one - Neurontin ?, but failed both attempts because I couldn't tolerate...
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  10. Lost my temper again
    ... helping the majority. It is nothing more than glorified neurontin . Yes, I've seen the look on peoples faces that think...
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  11. Weird symptom
    ... This was one of my main symptoms at the beginning. Neurontin is the only thing that gets rid of the burning for...

  12. Anyone have success on Neurontin for fibro?
    ... Hi, I have taken Neurontin , and am currently on Lyrica. Neurontin did work for ... so much different pain with fibro. Anyway, if the neurontin works for you take it, it is much cheaper. Both have...
    ... costing so much! That's why I was thinking of trying neurontin , hoping that it gives the same results. I guess I...
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  13. Lyrica
    ... feet and lower legs. Doctor finally switched me to Neurontin in April, and it's been much better in terms of No...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri lyrica

  14. New drugs on the horizon.
    ... an anti-epileptic drug according to the article. Neurontin and Lyrica are also in this class. I have horrible...
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  15. How many of you have had your Vit D levels drawn?
    ... levels were low and that the medicine I'm taking ( Neurontin , or however you spell it) would also deplete those...

  16. Question about the pain with FM
    ... try it again. My facial pain doctor has suggested neurontin , and I am thinking about it. I am so tired of pain...
    ... adjusted I do start to have pain. Kass My son is on neurontin for anxiety attacks but 3yrs ago he was on dirt bike ... was okay but was in pain for awhile. He was off the neurontin at that time. When went back on the neurontin his...
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  17. Fibro and Iritis
    ... pronounced as earlier. My PCP upped my dose of neurontin and added toradol for pain and that seems to have...
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  18. Feet pain
    ... sunny - I have FM, but cannot take either of Lyrica or Neurontin (I think those names are right - pregablin and gabapentin...
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  19. Anyone use neurontin (gabapentin)
    ... I am on 900 mg of neurontin a day. I had a horrible time with it for a while...
    ... I take Neurontin as a mood stabilizer...only 100 mg, three times a ... causing the pain yet...but it may be fibro. But the Neurontin makes me VERY dizzy...and I pass out on a regular...
    ... I take neurontin when my skin burns. After being on it for a few days...
    ... Neurontin made me gain a lot of weight, I was dizzy, tired ...
    ... Hi, I also take Neurontin and I use the patches...Gained 20 pounds so far..I...
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  20. 18 Year Old Living with Possible Fibromyalgia. Advice Greatly Appreciated.
    ... pain in my arms, legs, and feet. I would like to try neurontin , or maybe lyrica again, I have read that it can help...
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  21. Diagnosed with Fibro for 3+ years, now have severe rash?????
    ... I take cymbalta daily. I also take Neurontin , Ibuprofen 600 mg, and Lidocaine patches. I have found...
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  22. being the caregiver to FMS patient
    ... medicines as you talk about here on the board, Topamax, Neurontin , Ambien - however, she uses Fentanyl patch for pain...
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  23. Can anyone help me by remembering the VERY beginning of their FMS?
    ... t give in to it. I need to include solutions. neurontin for burning, percocet and tramadol for pain, flexeril...
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  24. EMG/Nerve Conduction
    ... going on for 6 months and still have not stopped on Neurontin ). In my case, I think this was mostly done to rule...

  25. A question about doctors-- who to see?
    ... rheumatologist suggesting that I stick it out with neurontin for a while (it knocks me out and doesn't seem to ... doubt for now? I am really trying to stick with the neurontin for now, but I am just seeing no results with the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  26. I am new here
    ... your doc may have been referring to are Lyrica and Neurontin . These drugs were originally designed for peripheral...
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  27. New to the board and to FMS (so sorry-- LONG)
    ... my foot, found a neuroma and prescribed 300 mg of neurontin for several months, as well as orthodics. I quit ... taking the Neurontin in August of 2007, as my pain seemed better. I ... obvious abnormalities. The neurologist had prescribed Neurontin for me at 300 mg per day for the nerve pain and twitches ... than change me to Lyrica, he wants me to stay on the Neurontin and see if it makes a difference first-- but it has...
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  28. New to Lyrica
    ... weeks) and severe swelling. My doc switched me to Neurontin in May, and it's not as bad in terms of the side effects ... night before) where I felt very "out of it." The Neurontin isn't quite as bad. Secondly, due to the long list...
    ... I went off of it after 3 months and switched to Neurontin . It seems to be effective and no side effects like ... follow. I know it's expensive...there is no generic. Neurontin has a generic--Gabapentin--and it's so much cheaper...
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  29. Topmax has been a Godsend for me!!!
    ... with Lyrica, also due to side effects, I am now on Neurontin . It also has made me sleepy during the day, but no...
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  30. What are your Fibro Symptoms?
    ... fascitis in my heels when I got out of bed. I take neurontin for that and it has helped a lot. I get fatigued...

  31. does welbutrin work for fibromyalgia
    ... triptyline. Some anti-seizure drugs, such as Topamax and Neurontin are also good for treating FM pain and can also aid...
    ... Neurontin isn't really used much for seizures anymore. There...
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  32. Nerve pain
    ... my complaining, I guess), the doctor switched me to Neurontin . My initial dose, for 1 month, was 600 mg, taken ... My FM pain does not seem to be any worse from the Neurontin , either, so that's a good thing. Weight? Haven't ... information as I could regarding the steroids, and Lyrica/ Neurontin . Everyone reacts differently to treatments, so don...
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  33. Painfully loooong update since first visit to new rheumy
    ... his letter back to my GP suggested I try Lyrica ( Neurontin ) (which I did) and that I was to be watched due to...
    ... plan of action.:) Btw, Lyrica is different from Neurontin . Both have been shown to be effective in addressing ... for use in treating fibro patients. A study about Neurontin and fibro was sponsored by the National Institute...
    ... comfort, Paddy Gabapentin is the generic name for Neurontin , so my confusion continues.;) Have you ever taken...
    ... long-time rheumie), the new rheumie recommended I try Neurontin . I was told they are of the same family of drugs ... serious, and I was never to go on these (Lyrica and Neurontin ) drugs again. So, PatNJ, if I am still talking...
    ... some relief.:( I'm sorry that neither Lyrica nor Neurontin worked for you. I'm in much the same boat with prednisone ... save my life. Vowing never to speak of Lyrica or Neurontin again,;) Pat...
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  34. Newbie Here... I have not been diagnosed yet but I have some concerns.
    ... for your fibro? How about an anti-seizure drug like Neurontin to help you sleep at night, a chronic problem for...
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  35. wendy new member
    ... medication like vicoden or stronger, and then lyrica or neurontin , and a sleep aid, like ambien. I have valium as a...
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  36. What do you take for your fibro?
    ... could work up to the high dose but was taken off it); Neurontin - generic name: Gabapentin, a relative of Lyrica...
    ... symptom of fibro they didn't address! I took neurontin with no results so decided to try Lyrica and have...
    ... massage therapy, chiropractic, etc. What I take now: Neurontin , Flexeril, Xanax, Mirapex (for Restless Legs Syndrome...
    ... symptom of fibro they didn't address! I took neurontin with no results so decided to try Lyrica and have...
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  37. Anyone out there with Fibromyalgia having burning sensation?
    ... anything but a muscle relaxer. KissAMe--Have you tried Neurontin instead of Lyrica? It comes in a generic (gapapentin ... as well. Don't know about the Mobic. I found the Neurontin to actually have fewer side effects for me than the...
    ... anything but a muscle relaxer. KissAMe--Have you tried Neurontin instead of Lyrica? It comes in a generic (gapapentin ... as well. Don't know about the Mobic. I found the Neurontin to actually have fewer side effects for me than the...
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  38. Major pain Day
    ... morn & 4x8mg. 12 hrs. later. I also take for fibro, Neurontin 800mg x3, elavil 2x75mg. in a 24 hr. timetable plus...
    ... bones...joints...spine...for about 30 yrs. i took neurontin for about a yr, maybe 8 yrs ago...went off it because...
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  39. New to Lyrica
    ... Then ask her why she put you on so little. I was on Neurontin when I had neuropathy in my right hand and finger ... excruitiating pain in my palm, figure that, and the neurontin helped. Then I looked up the lyrica and decided to...
    ... help my FM pain...NOT) Today, the doc put me on Neurontin , 600mg at bedtime. I'll let you know how I do. The...
    ... ....how did you go off the lyrica before starting neurontin ? also i was on neurontin yrs ago, but, it never helped...
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  40. well meaning people who still don't "get it"
    ... back negative. The doctor has now put me on Mobic, Neurontin , Iron pills, and Temazepam. I have not really noticed...
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  41. Has Lyrica really helped anyone?
    ... combination with Cymbalta, zanaflex (6/day) ambien, and neurontin , Along with other drugs that are not related to fibromyalgi...
    ... doctor told me its is one molecule different from neurontin and is alot cheaper and has the same results.:)...
    ... Your doc is misinformed. Lyrica is NOT cheaper than Neurontin . Neurontin is generic now and generics are always...
    ... I went off Lyrica about a week ago and switched to Neurontin and am not gaining on it. I still need to lose the...
    ... I asked my doc specifically this question. Since Neurontin acts pretty much the same way on the nervous system ... I will probably have to increase my dosage of the Neurontin . The good news is that my FM pain has eased somewhat...
    ... for the reply, that is good to know. I used to take neurontin , which worked for a long time, then it stopped working...
    ... I was on Neurontin for less than a week and it caused serious eye trouble...
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  42. Writing in the A.M..
    ... benadryl 50mg, 1 vallium 10mg (if needed), and 1200mg of neurontin . my sleep cocktail. giggle. there will always be...
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  43. Cymbalta question
    ... same problems. So for now we have just increased my neurontin dosage....
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  44. Hi! New here :)
    ... sure is nice to know you are not alone! I was on Neurontin for a year. It did help with pain but I gained a...
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  45. looking for suggestions
    ... to keep on my team. i take ambien, benadryl and neurontin at night for sleep issues related to fibro and for...
    ... to keep on my team. i take ambien, benadryl and neurontin at night for sleep issues related to fibro and for...
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  46. just diagnosed with fibromyalgia, have questions about medication options
    ... cover massage, they look at it as a luxury. Lyrica or Neurontin do not work for me, the side effects are the same...
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  47. I used to be...
    ... happen to help neuropatic pain and migraines (like neurontin and depakote). It has a side effect of weight loss...
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  48. Saw the doctor yesterday
    ... try and ask for Lyrica, and if not Lyrica, ask for Neurontin , I took that but it quit working after a while. Also...
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  49. need help again, I am swollen, my feet and hands?
    ... Fibro pain. I had to go off of it and switched to Neurontin . The swelling occurs occasionally and I take a diuretic...
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  50. Lyrica.....help.....
    ... have swelling. It helped a lot, and I asked about neurontin and he said that your body only gets about 20% of...
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  51. Need advice
    ... nearly impossible! Is anyone on Cymbalta, Lyrica, Neurontin or ANYTHING that works with minimal or preferably...
    ... try baclofen and neurontin . baclofen is a muscle relaxer with no side affect ... of drowsiness. neurontin taken at bedtime helps you sleep a bit but mostly...
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  52. What meds do you take daily?
    ... taking multi vitamins, aloe vera juice, vicodin ES, Neurontin and Celexa. I tried Lyrica this past august and...
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  53. Pregnancy and Pain meds
    ... Well my primary dr told me to come off of the Neurontin and celexa now, but he could not advise me on the...
    ... panicking over loosing my baby I was also taken off my neurontin and celexa cold turkey. That was my DRS decision...
    ... sure what the withdrawls are from, vicodin, celexa or neurontin . If I wasnt tapering the vicodin I don't know where...
    ... an amazing mom. You are making it through going off neurontin and celexa cold turkey and tapering off of vicoden...
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  54. Getting an MRI of my Brain
    ... p.s.- I just recently started a medication called neurontin . it's the first thing that has EVER helped my migraines...

  55. Geez, how unlucky can one person really be?
    ... good things though. I've started some new medication. Neurontin - has anyone else tried it? I haven't gotten a migraine...

  56. In Tears
    ... free moment except for the combination of my Celexa/ Neurontin and Vicodin ES. They seem to give me 100 % relief ... have all 3 in my system. I tried just the Celexa and Neurontin , but without the Vicodin ES...it does nothing, just...
    ... but if not please don't cry anymore. I was on neurontin awhile back and after a little while of being on it...
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  57. Muscle twitches and spasms
    ... medication for fibro. I'm currently taking Plaquenil and Neurontin . Recently, I got a muscle twitch in the lower part...
    ... least some of the twitches may be a side effect of Neurontin /Gabapentin, which I take for pain and as a sleep aid ... twitching stopped, except for the one in my eye. I started Neurontin again and on the second day taking the medication ... of fibromyalgia. Twitching is a side effect of Neurontin , I found out when I looked it up. And I remember having ... restless leg syndrome when I took Neurontin before a couple of years ago, and I went away when ... I stopped taking it. The thing is, without the Neurontin I sleep very little. I tried Elavil (amitryptiline...
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  58. relationships and fibro
    ... make you extra emotional, that's my opinion. I was on neurontin and the same thing happened. Reason im saying this ... top lately. More than usual, so we talked about the neurontin nightmare, plus i have been getting terrible headaches...
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  59. Medication list
    ... is going to do! He gave me Celexa, and he upped my Neurontin from 600 to 800 2x's a day. Can your regular physcian...
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  60. Success with Lyrica?
    ... , which is what Ambien, Lipitor, Zoloft, Allegra, Neurontin and Nasonex are, along with most muscle relaxers,...
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  61. Medication
    ... Is anyone on Neurontin and an anti depressant. Its my second month on ... Neurontin and I wanted to try again with an anti depressant...
    ... past, not for Fibro. however:). Have you been on Neurontin before? Bella...
    ... past, not for Fibro. however:). Have you been on Neurontin before? Bella Hi I just started Neurontin...
    ... Lyrica and cymbalta. Before the Lyrica, I was taking Neurontin and Cymbalta. The Cymbalta does help with both the...
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  62. from flare to normal?
    ... wrist on my keypad, I wouldn't be here now. I'm on neurontin , effexor, ultram, lunesta and xanax as needed for...
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  63. Fibro and nerve pain
    ... i have been on neurontin for several years. for restless leg syndrome. i noticed...

  64. Leg pain, Requip, work, thyroid
    ... hi js, have you tried neurontin yet? i have been taking it for 8-10 years now. can...
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  65. Lyrica and Gabapent
    ... those who take it of course. i do take gabapentin ( neurontin ) 1200mg at bedtime. for the actual pain of fibro i...
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  66. Coping as a parent
    ... generic Tramadol for pain. Wellbutrin for depression. Neurontin for burning sensations I get on my skin. Lamictal...
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  67. Fibromyalgia and Lyrica
    ... my insurance gave me the substitute , generic for neurontin , which is Gabapentin, I hope this will be as good...
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  68. Freaking over Guaifenesin
    ... helps the most. I'm on Tegretol, Klonopin, and Neurontin for seizures, but they also help with pain and the...
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  69. Any help/advice really appreciated
    ... only thing that makes that go away for me is generic neurontin . Flexeril, lamictal, and valium help me sleep. I know...
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  70. Hi. Another new uneducated person
    ... pain. My meds are flexeril, percocet, tramadol, and neurontin for pain associated with fms and cmp, and wellbutrin...
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  71. Fibro and nerve pain and Fibro flare ups
    ... I have used Neurontin for the burning sensation I get on my skin. Yes it...
    ... i have been taking neurontin for several years now. it works for this exact aspect...

  72. which doctor prescribe vicodin for fibromyalgia
    ... this on a daily basis. My regular Dr put me on Neurontin for my IBS and Im hoping it helps my Fibro too. It...
    ... this on a daily basis. My regular Dr put me on Neurontin for my IBS and Im hoping it helps my Fibro too. It...
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  73. Lyrica does not help my pain....
    ... either. My rheumatologist also had my try Cymbalta, Neurontin and Lexapro that didn't work or gave me bad side effects...
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  74. Just been diagnosed
    ... and I have diabetic neuropathy as well and I am on neurontin 3x a day and cymbalta and Januvia with no relief....
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  75. does anyone suffer from Fibro and Neuropathy?
    ... shows signs that the symptoms decrease. I also take Neurontin which for me has helped a lot for the pain as well...
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