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How will I know if Lyrica is working well?

If you're taking Lyrica for a condition such as diabetic neuropathy or fibromyalgia, the goal is simple: You want to feel less pain. It may take a few weeks for Lyrica's full benefits to kick in for you, though in some cases people who take this medication feel better within a week or so.

If your doctor has prescribed Lyrica to help prevent seizures, you should eventually notice a drop in frequency of your seizures. Many people will experience a significant drop in the number of seizures they experience.

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