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Can my doctor help me manage the side effects of Lyrica?

If you're having side effects while taking Lyrica, don't suffer in silence -- speak up and tell your doctor soon. Some side effects of this medication, such as drowsiness and dry mouth, are only mildly annoying and may seem tolerable. But some side effects linked to Lyrica, such as swelling on the face, mouth, and neck, can be serious. Tell your doctor about any that occur right away. You may still be able to take Lyrica to control fibromyalgia-related pain. A lower dose may be effective while minimizing side effects.

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