What does it mean? Should I quit taking it?
3 Apr 2011
Hey Charlotte, I am NOT a doctor, and do NOT pretend to be. I do recommend that you go see your doctor. DON'T stop taking ANY meds without your doctor's permisssion!!! Migraines and a multitude of other symptoms in me, and my doctor made the diagnosis that I have fibromyagia. I've since read here, on Drugs.com, that breast soreness can also be another symptom of fibromyalgia. I have a number of health problems, and then in the past year or so, I kept having more and more and more health problems, NOT just 'imagining' that I was having all these problems. My doctor knows me well, and knows I would never pretend to have all these things wrong with me if it wasn't real. I had already tried Cymbalta for depression; and it just made me worse. (Thankfully, not suicidal!) My family doctor tried me on Savella; and that just dragged me down, too. I DID have the two doctors working together, by the way.
My family doctor tried me on Neurontin (generic: Gabapentin). That worked for me for awhile; and got where I couldn't take that, either. So right now, bc allergies to meds or side effect problems, I'm currently not taking anything for the fibro. I do take a low dose of Ritalyn for my ADD, and one Motrin 800mg for my pain. Motrin 800mg was originally for my migraines; but, the fibro pain is so great now, that I almost automatically take one in the morning with my morning dose of Ritalyn, just to get my day started! Charlotte, I don't know if this helps you any. Most people don't have as much trouble with meds the way I do. Good luck with your diagnosis from your doctor. Stay in touch and let me know what the doctor says. Thanks, and have a great day.
4 Apr 2011
Charlotte bruce, you need to call your doctor or see his nurse protioner. You are having side effects from the Zarah. All med that contain Estradiol can cause breat soreness. You may have to switch meds as this one apparently is not for you. Migraines are not fun & if you feel that this medicine is causing it I would quit, but talk to you doctor. Don't want to mess up your cyckle or get a unwanted pregnancy!
- Zarah Information for Consumers
- Zarah Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Zarah (detailed)
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