Rx Lyrica for migraines

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Jenny S.
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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 11/9/2007 7:02 AM (GMT -7)   
Hello everyone,
 
My Rheumy perscribed Lyrica for my migrains .... just wondering if anyone else has tried this drug & the results seen.
 
Thanks,

~Jenny~

I have Lupus ... Lupus doesn't have me. 

Dx: Raynaud's(2000)·Lupus(2001)

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RebeccaDestiny
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   Posted 11/9/2007 8:08 AM (GMT -7)   
I was put on Lyrica for my FM, it helps a bit.. not as much as I was hoping for though. My only problem with the medicine though is that I have to take it at night, because it makes me a bit more tired than usual.. but, I take depakote for seizures and migraines, and every since I've been taking it, it's really helped. I hope you find something that helps.

hippimom2
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   Posted 11/9/2007 8:19 AM (GMT -7)   
Jenny, you'll have to let us know how the lyrica works for your headaches. I've actually never heard of it being prescribed for that - mostly I hear about it for peripheral neuropathy and for fibro pain, but they may have found that it works for headaches too. I take an older tricyclic antidepressant for my headaches and it helps me sleep too. I still get lupus headaches, but not as often. Do you know if your headaches are migraines or lupus headaches? I have read that they are very similar and it's often hard to tell them apart.

Take care and let us know how the lyrica works for you.
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