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Alternative to Lyrica & Gabapentin for Nerve Pain.

Just wondered if anyone has found a good alternative to either Lyrica (Pregabalin) or Neurontin (Gabapentin) for nerve pain in the arms & feet ?
I can't tolerate Neurontin but MUST take Lyrica in a low dose for my nerve pain, even though the side effects are grim at times. Or most of the time !


  • Some have had success with Cymbalta. I tried it but couldn't stay on it due to side effects. Seems so many of the meds for nerve pain have prohibitive side effects. Good luck, I feel for you.
  • I have been using hemp derived CBD oil for my nerve pain, and it is very helpful. I used to take Lyrica but my ins will not cover it, and my vision was very blurry while on it. My PCP gave me Cymbalta but it did nothing. I tried the CBD out of desperation, and it works!
    Fused L2-3 to S1 and at C5-6. I have a central herniation @ T11-12 and multiple bulging discs in my thoracic. I also have fibromyalgia and suspected arachnoiditis, awaiting my results of a recent MRI.
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