pickles503

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63 yr. old female. Bipolar disorder. Agoraphobia. PTSD.

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Experience with Fioricet for chronic headache?

Question asked 10 days ago 4 answers

Support groups: fioricet, headache, doctor, chronic, death, stress

pickles503's comment: Hi Tee. I'm so glad we got to talk, even for a few minutes. I want you to know I'm here for you. Love, Anna

Experience with Fioricet for chronic headache?

Question asked 10 days ago 4 answers

Support groups: fioricet, headache, doctor, chronic, death, stress

pickles503's response: Hi Tee! By now you should know about the Fioricet is working for your headache. How's it working? It sounds like a pretty effective med. I always think of two things when I get headaches; am I constipated, are my sinus's acting up? Sinus's act a lot ...

Can you take topamax or topiramate with gabapetin ?

Question asked 15 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: topamax, topiramate, gabapentin

pickles503's answer: Hello Michael. I used the interaction checker on this site and you shouldn't have any problems taking topiramate with gabapentin. L, Anna

Bipolar Disorder - Having a very hard time bouncing back emotionally from problems...anyone else?

Question asked 18 days ago 6 answers

Support groups: depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic, disorder, diagnosis

pickles503's comment: Your welcome, Bailey

Bipolar Disorder - Having a very hard time bouncing back emotionally from problems...anyone else?

Question asked 18 days ago 6 answers

Support groups: depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic, disorder, diagnosis

pickles503's response: Hi Bailey. Have you read the book "Bounce Back?" It's written simply and has short suggestions on every page to bounce back. It helped me to get my thoughts and feelings in perspective. Just one suggestion. Depression is a deep dark hole. Climbing ...

Lamotrigine - How long does it take for this to start working ?

Question asked 14 Aug 2014 1 answer

Support groups: lamotrigine, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, post traumatic stress disorder, restless legs syndrome, ...

pickles503's answer: Hi Cathy! Lamotrigine is subtle. It will probably take several weeks to see big enough changes in your symptoms to decide if lamotrigine is the right medication for you. I hardly noticed any change until I stopped taking it, and realized how ...

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Question asked 11 Aug 2014 7 answers

Support groups: elavil, migraine, amitriptyline, weight, obesity, medication, fibromyalgia, migraine prevention

pickles503's comment: Hi Sweetheart! I take 120 mg of pseudoephedrine. That's the amount in Coricidin D. I wouldn't take that much before bedtime. You won't be able to sleep.

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Question asked 11 Aug 2014 7 answers

Support groups: elavil, migraine, amitriptyline, weight, obesity, medication, fibromyalgia, migraine prevention

pickles503's response: I'm baaaack! I forgot to mention that being constipated can cause serious headaches and you don't know it. I thought of it cuz I have a headache and I went number 2 just now. (I know. Too much information) The headache has subsided. Just thought I'd ...

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Question asked 11 Aug 2014 7 answers

Support groups: elavil, migraine, amitriptyline, weight, obesity, medication, fibromyalgia, migraine prevention

pickles503's comment: Hi Lez! Pseudoephedrine is the key for me. I, too, have had sinus problems forever. You certainly won't gain weight on it. You'll probably lose weight. You have to go the pharmacy counter. That's where you buy it. I live in Oregon and were the only ...

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Question asked 11 Aug 2014 7 answers

Support groups: elavil, migraine, amitriptyline, weight, obesity, medication, fibromyalgia, migraine prevention

pickles503's comment: Really? I didn't know Botox could be used for migraines. I learned something new today. Thank you, sweetheart. L, Anna

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Question asked 11 Aug 2014 7 answers

Support groups: elavil, migraine, amitriptyline, weight, obesity, medication, fibromyalgia, migraine prevention

pickles503's comment: Hi again. You can buy pseudoephedrine otc. Then buy Loritidine otc and put them together and you have Coricidin D. It's a hundred times cheaper than buying it otc. It cost about 6 bucks for the pseudoephedrine and 2 for Loritidine. You'd pay ten ...

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