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Do side effects of Lyrica go away over time?

Some side effects of Lyrica will go away on their own as your body gets used to the medication, but be sure to tell your doctor or your pharmacist about any side effect you are experiencing. You may have to make some lifestyle changes, at least temporarily, while taking Lyrica. For example, your doctor may recommend that you not drive a car until it's clear how Lyrica affects you. Do not stop taking Lyrica abruptly unless advised to do so by your doctor. Suddenly stopping Lyrica may cause side effects to worsen. Side effects including hives, swelling of the face and throat, and trouble breathing indicate you are having an allergic reaction to Lyrica. Call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Certain side effects from Lyrica could be serious and require immediate attention. These include signs of an allergic reaction (rash, hives, difficulty breathing or swallowing), swelling of hands or feet, changes in vision, mood swings or suicidal thoughts. Call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical help if you experience any of these symptoms.

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