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Do I have to keep taking Lyrica if I feel better?

Do not stop taking Lyrica, even if your symptoms improve. Call your doctor if you're thinking about going off of Lyrica. Stopping suddenly may bring on withdrawal symptoms, including sleep disturbance, nausea and headaches. If your doctor feels that going off of Lyrica is right for you, he or she will likely taper down your dose in order to wean you off of the medication gradually and reduce the risk of problems.

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