I have been on lyrica twice and am still on it. Both times taking the drug, I started out on 25mg three times a day and then 50 twice a day. I did feel groggy at first and did a lot of sleeping the first week, but then it went away. Had I not known beforehand that this could happen, I would have been quite concerned. Give it a good chance to have the symptoms abate.
PaLady brings up a good point that maybe your urinary system may have been compromised, in light of your history stated here, and maybe the drug wasn't filtering properly. It's a thought.
Good luck to you. May you continue good pain relief from Lyrica. I know it helps me as well.
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