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Does Lyrica help for nerve pain associated with diabetes?

Lyrica (pregabalin) is approved for nerve pain (also called neuropathy), associated with diabetes. While the mechanism of action is not known for certain, studies have shown that Lyrica helps to relieve this nerve pain. Common side effects that you may experience include sleepiness, weight gain and grogginess. If you have any other questions about how this drug works for you, please contact your physician for further information.

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