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.
Diagnosis: UCTD (lupus) 2006; Raynauds 2006; Sjogren's 2006; lupus symptoms began 2003; CFS 1991; Mono 1985
Meds: Plaquenil 400mg; Prednisone 5-10mg; Tramadol 100mg 3-4x daily; Doxepin 25-50mg; Prevacid; Steriod Cream and Mouth Rinse for tongue and mouth ulcers; Hydrocodone 5/500 prn for severe pain; Artificial tears
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