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Harvey78

485d

im starting pregabalin next Tuesday. its 75mg 2x daily. how long does it take to notice a difference. i have a follow up on April 12th to increase the dose. will it take a while to notice the difference in pain? (please note i dont give a f about weight gain side effects im only interested in when i should expect a noticeable difference in pain.)

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    • Harvey78

      484d

      @lonelypotato13 hung over? I dont drink i guess i don't understand. Most meds always make you feel tired when starting them i noticed gabapentin was so bad i started in in 2013 and i was really loopy tired on it when i started but ive started many meds over tge past 10 yrs and nothing has made me as tired as gabapentin. And it only lasted 3 days for me back then.

    • lonelypotato13

      484d

      I noticed the side effect of being tired and hungover straight away. Im still waiting for a decrease in pain after a week

      • Harvey78

        484d

        @lonelypotato13 hung over? I dont drink i guess i don't understand. Most meds always make you feel tired when starting them i noticed gabapentin was so bad i started in in 2013 and i was really loopy tired on it when i started but ive started many meds over tge past 10 yrs and nothing has made me as tired as gabapentin. And it only lasted 3 days for me back then.

    • itsGarfield

      485d

      I love it

      • Harvey78

        485d

        @itsGarfield i cant wait this is worse than waiting for 🎄 xmas morning when i was a kid!

    • Tiff86

      485d

      Also, I am currently at 75mg 3x a day.

      • Harvey78

        485d

        @Tiff86 they have me starting off at 75mg 2x a day for a month and to go up next month idk how much they will go up. The goal is 300mg -450mg daily

    • Tiff86

      485d

      With me I noticed a true difference in pain around the completion of my second week being on Pregablin (Lyrica).

      • Harvey78

        485d

        @Tiff86 i cant wait im counting down the days till it builds up in my system. I dont start my new medication box from divvydose till Tues 🥰

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One user mentioned feeling a difference at 100mg after about a month, but everyone's experience may vary. It can take up to three months for some people to notice a significant difference in pain relief. It is important to be patient and give the medication time to work.

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