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Lyrica And Hiv

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I had a severe case of Shingles in March of 2005. It left me with a severe, debilitating case of Post Herpetic Neuralgia which I still suffer from today (especially early morning). I have read that there is a new drug approved called Lyrica which...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Although no studies have been performed that have been published to determine whether there might be drug interactions between lyrica and your HIV meds, it does not appear there should be any major interactions from what I can tell. The major issue... Read more »

Lyrica for neuropathy

I have recently been denied to receive Lyrica by my Medicare Part D carrier because my diagnosis is... Read more »


It has been stated that people suffering from neuropathy should try Lyrica for this. But I have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pfizer Halts Late-Stage Study Into New Lyrica Use

Pfizer said Friday it has stopped a late-stage study of its drug Lyrica as a potential treatment for HIV-related nerve pain. In the United States, Lyrica already is approved to treat nerve pain from diabetes, pain following shingles, fibromyalgia,... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments AIMS for PN What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Many people living with HIV (HIV+)... Read more »

HIV News & Views, June 21, 2012

HIV News & Views, June 21, 2012 June 21, 2012 Top Stories at News & Views Library Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV Treatment & Health Issues HIV News & Policy ... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

ACRIA Studies in Progress

DUET: TMC 114 and 125 for Drug-Resistant HIV TMC 114 Expanded Access Program IMPACT: Reyataz Resistance Pregabalin for Peripheral Neuropathy TH9507 for Lipodystrophy (Closed to Enrollment) Maraviroc for Drug-Resistant HIV (Closed to Enrollment)... Read more »
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Question about "Lyrica"

Posted by Bear60
My partner started complaining that he felt "funny" last night. He was sort of clutching his chest and looked very pale. He said he thought he needed to go to the emergency room. I asked him when he had eaten last and he said he had skipped... Read more »

HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
My neurologist at UCLA, Dr. Elyse Singer, has been warning since the mid 1990's that HIV's effect on the brain and nervous systems was a ticking timebomb. The meds never completely eradicate the virus from the body and never effectively cross the... Read more »

Infuzeeon - anybody tried it?

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
My AIDS specialist has said that she would like me to take Infuzeon. The HIV count in my spinal fluid is @10,000 per ml which is higher than the count in my blood. She thinks that perhaps Infuzeon may help to clear out the virus in my brain and... Read more »


Posted by ScotCharles, 7 Replies
I have developed very bad neuropathy in my left foot that makes it difficult to walk without a cane. Several times recently, I have lost all strength on the left side of my body. My hands are cramped and painful, making shaking hands a wrenching... Read more »