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What are the side effects of lyrica?

What are the side effects of lyrica. I have had chronic back pain for 4 years. I ve had two spine fusions - from L5 to L2 I ve doctored with a specialist with 8 epidurals and 5 SI injections to no relief. I am now with a pain specialist who prescribed hydrocordon ( 10/325 ) about three months ago and I am up to 8 a day. He now has prescribed oxycontin 10mg and Lyrica 50 mg. I have only been on the last two for two weeks, but am very concerned about addiction. I am considering medical marajauna. How can you help?
Mon, 21 Jul 2014
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hi dear, according to your inquiry you are informed that the side effects of pregabalin ( lyrica ) are rhabdomyolysis, oliguria, dysphagia, neuropenia,thrombocytopenia, dysuria, arthralgia, myalgia, tachycardia, hypoaesthesia, hyperaesthesia, myoclonus, hallucinations, euphoria, lethargy, tremor, dysarthria, ataxia and many more. but don't worry. your doctor knows everything about it. believe in your respected doctor. he is your best adviser. so hurry up. wishing your good health.
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