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Was the decrease in Lyrica dose before the hospitalization?
Or was it done while you were in the hospital?
Are you taking any medicines other than the Lyrica and Seroquel?
I had asked for some additional information and have not heard back.
It would be very unusual for a change in dose of either Lyrica or Seroquel that only was done for a few days would have a lasting effect. There could be an effect for the few days of the change, but it would be very unlikely to have a more sustained effect.
If multiple drugs were adjusted and possibly others added because of the acute psychiatric problem, then there may be an effect of the combination of the multiple drugs, which is why I was asking about the complete medicine list.
It is also possible that the stress associated with the hospitalization and the discharge could have a role, even if you have not had a worsening during previous episodes of stress. If no other cause is apparent, it is statistically more likely that this is due to stress, rather than a sustained effect of a few days of a different dose of Lyrica or Seroquel.
If I can provide any clarification, please let me know.
It is frequently difficult to answer these questions until a cause of the neuropathy is identified, although there are some cases of neuropathy in which no cause is found. But you said that the cause of the neuropathy is TBD, which would suggest that they have not yet decided that the cause of your neuropathy is not going to be discovered. For example, vitamin B12 injections will very much help if a vitamin B12 deficiency is found to be the cause of the neuropathy, but it typically will not help neuropathy from other causes. You need to finish with your neurologist regarding any further evaluation to determine the cause of the neuropathy. If no specific cause can be identified, then the treatment is oriented towards relief of symptoms, and the Lyrica needs to be adjusted to a dose that controls symptoms without causing significant side effects. if the symptoms cannot be adequately controlled with the Lyrica or you develop significant side effects from the Lyrica, then your doctor will want to change to a different medicine.