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Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 6
   Posted 9/29/2008 4:53 AM (GMT -6)   
I am currently on Lyrica but only take it on my days off.  I work nights and would be unemployeed if Itook as prescibed which is twice a day.  It zonks me out.

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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 368
   Posted 9/29/2008 8:13 AM (GMT -6)   
At first it made me tired and relaxed but after time your body adjusts.  I have 300mg per day and am fine with it.  I think its worth taking even though im on narcotics I would not stop it.  Its usually the first med offered to fibro suffers.  sue2z
Fibromyalgia, ulcerative colonitus, arthritus, bi-polar
norspan patch, valium, prothiedon, lyrica

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 17057
   Posted 9/29/2008 10:23 AM (GMT -6)   
I take ibuprofen (with food) and Tylenol for my pain and I take malic acid/magnesium supplements for pain and fatigue.  They have really helped me but they don't help everyone.  Several members that have tried them have had good success with them.  All the info about them is on the Fibro 101 thread.  Read it and see what you think!
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Fibromyalgia, Crohn's Disease, Ostomy, Diabetes, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, Osteoporosis
God does not give us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.    2 Timothy 1:7

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