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depression medicines used for pain management

There are 6 comments on the Drkoop.com story from Oct 10, 2009, titled depression medicines used for pain management. In it, Drkoop.com reports that:

Can anyone offer feedback about Cymbalta or Wellbutrin for treatment of nerve pain? I am no longer getting any relief from opiod pain meds and had no success with Lyrica.

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justme

Elizabethtown, KY

#1 Nov 21, 2009
I have been taking pain meds for over ten yrs. Now my inmune system has built up a tolerace. So I am hoping the drepression meds, will help any feed back. I do FM.,RA, and two surgeries with my back.
Sandra

Tulsa, OK

#2 Nov 21, 2009
Hi Just me,
First of all let me say I am very sorry you are experiencing pain. I have been as well for fibromyalgia.

I have been taking Hydrocodone for pain, and still do, but it just isn't enough to deal with the level of pain I have without overdoing, in my opinion.

I really don't like drugs, and I certainly don't like anti-depressants, since I took them a number of years ago for clinical depression and they did NOTHING.

Anyway, my Dr wanted me to go on Zoloft, and Trazadone. I did try, but couldn't tolerate them so stopped after a few days.

The idea with anti-depressants is they are supposed to raise your seretonin levels and that's supposed to not only bolster mood but help with pain. Yea, right. Well, I don't think they help serious pain.

I went online searching for natural alternatives, and found that St. John's wort, and other natural herbs and supplements do the same thing naturally without the side effects. I also take Tumeric, Ginger Root for inflammation. And some other supplements and herbs unique for my problems.

Yours will probably be different and you will need to do some serious study to see what might work for you. Won't hurt, and just might help.

One med you might ask your doctor about is Gabapentin,(Neurontin) if you have nerve pain, but I would certainly look up potential side effects because they ALL have them.

Pharmaceuticals are a plague. Please be very careful in what you choose. I sometimes have thought my doctor considers me her personal guinea pig. So I check EVERYTHING OUT, and take nothing just on a DR's say so.

I really do not like anything that dulls my mind or makes me feel loopy.

God bless you, and come to think about it, He's what and who seems to help me the best!
Nico

Okayama, Japan

#5 May 25, 2013
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HumanSpirit

La Crosse, FL

#6 May 25, 2013
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HumanSpirit

La Crosse, FL

#7 May 25, 2013
Hydrocodone can cause respiratory problems so caution is needed.

I have had some success in using DLPA with prescribed medication.
Trevion
#8 Sep 25, 2013
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