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Lyrica (pregabalin) is used to control seizures and treat nerve pain from diabetes, shingles, spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia. It is slightly more popular than other anti-epileptics. There are currently no generic alternatives to Lyrica.

GoodRx has partnered with InsideRx and Pfizer to reduce the price for this prescription. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Lyrica is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.

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6 Non-Opioid Options for Pain Relief — and How to Choose the Best One for Your Pain

Marie Beaugureau - July 13, 2018

Opioids like oxycodone, hydrocodone, and morphine have long been considered some of the most helpful drugs for managing acute pain. However, rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years. And now it turns out that there’s another reason to avoid opioids: they may not be the most effective treatment for pain relief after all.

Do opioids work better than other pain relievers?

Not necessarily. See More

8 Types of Medications that Can Cause Weight Gain as a Side Effect

Benita Lee - June 18, 2018

An unexpected increase in weight can be concerning for anyone. But it’s an unfortunate side effect of many common medications. Insulin, blood pressure medications, antidepressants, and even migraine medications can all cause weight gain, and some may even worsen the health conditions they’re trying to treat.

Sudden weight gain is never a reason to stop your medication without seeing your doctor first. See More

10 Common Medications that Cause Joint Pain — from Cholesterol Drugs to Asthma Inhalers

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 18, 2018

Joint pain, back aches, and other musculoskeletal complaints are among the most prevalent health issues out there. When it comes to joint pain specifically (known as arthralgia), arthritis is the most common cause. But before you blame your achy joints on arthritis, did you know that everyday medications can cause joint pain too? Here are 10 common offenders.

1) Antibiotic — levofloxacin 

Levofloxacin (Levaquin) belongs to a group of antibiotics known as “fluoroquinolones” and is commonly prescribed for sinus infections and pneumonia. See More

Lyrica vs. Gabapentin: Which is Better for Sciatica Pain?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 13, 2018

Sciatica — the pain that travels from your low back down your leg — is extremely common. It affects up to 40% of adults, but there’s a lot of conflicting information out there on which medications work best to relieve pain. Lyrica (pregabalin), Neurontin (gabapentin), and Neurontin + Elavil (amitriptyline) are all popular pain relievers, but here’s what research says about which ones actually work.

Sciatica is the term for pain radiating from the low back down the back/side of your leg, sometimes with tingling. See More

What is Lyrica Used For?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 29, 2018

Lyrica (pregabalin) is now one of the 10 most prescribed drugs in the United States. Chemically similar to Neurontin (gabapentin), which is also an anti-epileptic medication, Lyrica is used to treat brain- and nerve-related disorders.

To remember Lyrica’s uses outside of epilepsy, just remember: nerve pain and fibromyalgia. Lyrica received FDA approval for use in cases of partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy (as an add-on medication), nerve pain related to diabetes and nerve pain from shingles (postherpetic neuralgia) in 2004. See More

New, Lower Prices on More Brand Name Drugs

GoodRx - May 04, 2018

At GoodRx, we are always trying to make prescriptions more affordable for Americans. But drugs are still too expensive, especially brand-only medications. Unlike generic medications, brand-name drugs only have one manufacturer, which reduces competition and allows manufacturers to price the brand drug as they see fit.

In order to help people afford their brand-name drugs, last May, we launched the InsideRx program on GoodRx that offers an average of 34% off over 100 brand-name prescriptions. See More

Extended Release Drugs: Are They Right For You?

Katie Mui - November 16, 2017

One of the biggest downsides to taking a medication is side effects. After a dose of most drugs, the amount in the bloodstream spikes quickly, and then is flushed away within the course of a few hours. This means the amount of medicine in the body can vary at any point in time – and that spike can mean nasty side effects.

This problem is exactly what extended release (often noted as ER or XR) drugs were designed for. See More

FDA Approves Extended Release Version of Lyrica

Roni Shye - November 15, 2017

Lyrica is a common anti-epileptic used to treat muscle pain, fibromyalgia, and seizures. On October 12th, the FDA approved a new extended release version of LyricaLyrica CR.

What is Lyrica CR prescribed for?

Lyrica CR is for the management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN).

What does CR mean?

The CR means this is an extended release formulation (aka controlled release). See More

These 7 Medications Can Cause Puffy Legs and Ankles

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 18, 2017

Medications are a common offender when it comes to lower extremity edema, either as the cause or as a factor that can make it worse. Swelling in the lower legs from fluid in the tissues—lower extremity edema—is a familiar complaint among patients. Imprints from your socks, puffy legs, and feet so you can’t put your shoes on, or swelling so that you can make an indent with your thumb (pitting edema) may lead you to wonder what’s going on. See More

Gabapentin Now a Controlled Substance in Kentucky

Roni Shye - July 13, 2017

The number of prescriptions written for gabapentin (Neurontin), a common medication for nerve pain, is at an all-time high, with 57 million prescriptions dispensed in 2015.

Gabapentin is not considered an addictive drug, although it does have characteristics that offer the potential for abuse. Some individuals describe varying experiences with gabapentin abuse, including euphoria, improved sociability, a marijuana-like high, a sense of calm, as well as ‘zombie-like’ effects. See More

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