lyrica causing joint pain

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   Posted 12/16/2008 12:26 PM (GMT -6)   
im actually from the BP and crohn's board but i have a question for the experts here. my psych put me on lyrica on top of my current anxiety med to help but all of a sudden i woke up with joint pain in my elbows. could it be attributed to the lyrica or do you think i was just sleeping funny?

thank you for taking the time to answer my question.

Crohn's Disease Diagnosed 12/24/03 and Bipolar, Migraines, Hypothyroid

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   Posted 12/16/2008 1:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Why did your psych put you on Lyrica? Hmm...I havent heard of it causing joint pain...I really couldnt tell the difference anyways since I have joint pain. So... But, I have never heard of anyone having joint pain from Lyrica but hopefully someone else can help out more than I have! Take Care!
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   Posted 12/16/2008 1:05 PM (GMT -6)   
I get no joint pain with my Lyrica and in fact it helps with joint pain for me. I am on 600mg a day.
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   Posted 12/16/2008 2:19 PM (GMT -6)   
i guess its an off label treatment for anxiety so thats why he is trying it.

Crohn's Disease Diagnosed 12/24/03 and Bipolar, Migraines, Hypothyroid

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