Our expert says:
Although Lyrica is the only specialist-drug for neuropathic pain, your doctor does have other treatment options. Unfortunately none of these are generics of Lyrica (there are none) and will require a NEW prescription from your doctor before you'd be able to buy it. My suggestion would be to call your doctor and explain that the medical aid does not pay for lyrica. Ask him to fax you a prescription for an alternative. All the best!
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