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Topiramate - could this make me so sick can't get out of bed, dizzy spells, blurry vision & cramps?

Posted 18 Sep 2012 by Lornahutchlee 1 answer

I have been on topiramate for 5 years, Over the last 18 months I have felt my energy levels drop, and almost passed out 3 times. Early this year I was sent to an edoconolagyst had a ACTH test my levels were borderline 3 weeks later,may june this year I was in bed for 8 weeks couldn't get up ...

Should I do some more tests for adrenal insufficiency?

Posted 13 Nov 2012 by salem_trial 2 answers

I show most of the symptoms of adrenal insufficiency like skin bronzing of exposed parts, exhaustion etc. I did an 8am test according to which my serum cortisol was 145ng/ml and acth was 25.00. I'm still not convinced. What more tests should I do? I'm considering acth stimulation or ...

Can Effexor XR, because of sodium loss, cause a high blood level of ACTH, or mimic Addison's Diseas?

Posted 19 Jul 2010 by Pschjen 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with Addison's but am wondering if anything else I am taking could mimic it in my bloodwork? Now my ACTH is high and my Cortisol is also high. Thanks

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