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Can reducing the dose of Lyrica reduce its effectiveness?

Reducing the dose of any medication from the level originally prescribed can reduce its effectiveness. That said, the use of medications always involves a balance of benefit versus risk. If you're experiencing side-effects from a product, and it is providing reasonable pain relief, it is quite common for doctors and patients to gradually reduce the dose in the hope that the benefit remains but that the side effects become reduced.

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