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Sep 27, 2016 11:39 AM

Five years three years just a few more months etc etc the side effects from gabapentin and cymbalta are worse than without the meds. Honestly the quaility of my life is worse now than before. I know what works and what doesn't and im trying it "your way" but not for nothing I'm tried of it. So maybe self medicating is the way to go cause it doesn't seem like two months of "your way" is working. I'm isolated. Depressed. Anxious. And I think it goes without saying Extremely fatigued, WEAK. And in massive pain-thanks cervical anything and fibryo everything you're the Coolest :( 😢

Sep 27, 2016 12:05 PM

I understand. It's like the cure is worse than the curse, metaphorically speaking. We know our bodies best, and it's really up to us to choose what was do. Being allergic to a majority of pain meds I'm not exposed to those side effects at least. But it means I have to tolerate the pain to a higher level before I do take what I can; tramadol, which worsens the fog. Hugs love and prayers you can find methods to help you cope easier! 🙂💕🙏🌸

Sep 27, 2016 1:50 PM

Im so sorry to hear abt your pain :(
I take prednisone nd pregablin for my r.a it causes a lot of sideeffects but hav continued it on the basis of risk vs benefit ratio....stay strong dear i hope we survive this ...
Prayers for you 🙏 take care

Sep 27, 2016 3:09 PM

((( gentle hugs ))) Elle. I couldn't take either of those meds.

Its frustrating. :(

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