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Lyrica (pregabalin) is an expensive drug used to treat nerve pain from diabetes, shingles, spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia. It is also used to control seizures in epilepsy. It is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Lyrica may become available in 2019. Lyrica is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can still help offset the cost. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of Lyrica is around $430.66, 17% off the average retail price of $523.90. Compare anti-epileptics.
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6 Alternatives to Opioids for Pain

Marie Beaugureau - November 16, 2017

Prescription opioids like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine have long been considered some of the most helpful drugs for managing acute pain, where the body is immediately reacting to trauma or injury. Each year, over 200 million opioid prescriptions are given out in the United States.

Unfortunately, the rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years, leading healthcare providers and patients alike to be cautious about the use of opioids. 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

The GoodRx Pharmacist - 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

The GoodRx Pharmacist - 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

Lyrica vs Gabapentin: Which is Better for Sciatica Pain?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 12, 2017

Sciatica is the term for pain radiating from the low back down the back/side of your leg, sometimes with tingling. The most common cause of sciatica is a bulging or herniated disc. It affects up to 40% of adults at some point in their lives—and there is conflicting information out there on the best option for relief.

Similar to any chronic low back pain, the first place to start is with NSAIDs like naproxen (Aleve) or ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) along with physical therapy. See More

What Really Works for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - January 27, 2017

Generalized pain, migraines, increased sensitivity to light touch, fatigue, not waking up feeling rested . . . that’s what folks with fibromyalgia are dealing with. For years patients have asked: what really works for fibromyalgia? Primary care doctors and their patients are frustrated there are no quick solutions and options for treatment.

Well, the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases just published a review of what works, and what doesn’t work for the treatment of fibromyalgia. See More

Recall: Lyrica for Nerve Pain and Seizures

The GoodRx Pharmacist - January 22, 2016

Manufacturer Pfizer has issued a voluntary recall of two strengths of Lyrica (pregabalin). Lyrica is a popular medication used to help relieve nerve pain, and in combination with other medications for some kinds of seizures.

This is a class II recall, the most common type of recall, which means that there is a situation where use of the recalled medication may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences, but the likelihood of serious adverse effects is small. See More

How to Treat Shingles

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 11, 2014

One million Americans get shingles, aka herpes zoster, each year. Early treatment is key. In addition to antiviral medications to shorten the duration of your shingles outbreak, you need to know about the dreaded—and most common—complication of shingles, which will occur in 20% of cases . . . post-herpetic neuralgia.

Shingles is a viral disease caused by the reactivation of varicella zoster virus that had remained quiet in the sensory ganglia since you were first exposed to chickenpox. See More

What is Lyrica Used For?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 21, 2014

It’s now one of the 10 most prescribed drugs in the United States. Lyrica (pregabalin) is a medication that is chemically and structurally similar to Neurontin (gabapentin) and is used for a wide variety of things: seizure disorder, pain and anxiety. So what is this Lyrica you hear so much about?

Pain.  Real tooth-achy nerve pain. Lyrica is approved for the treatment of neuropathic pain. Nerve pain is burning, sharp, stabbing and numbing pain. See More

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