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Posted 4 Jan 2017 by • 2 answers
Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? I take 1,000mg 3 times a day for occipital neuralgia, migraines, and cervical dystonia; as prescribed by my Neurologist. It helps to a degree but it's not miraculous at alleviating the pain. I also take a cocktail of other medications for other ...
Posted 12 Sep 2016 • 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com
Dysport and Botox both have cosmetic uses. But what is the difference between these botulinum toxins?
Posted 11 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
55yr female, 4yrs post radiation & chemo for tongue cancer. Cancer free since. However, about 18mo after treatment ended my head began to tilt from neck to the left. Not a lot of spasms at this point, tried PT (not much help) As it was continuing to tilt they named it torticollis. I continued ...
Posted 14 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
Hi i just started 5mg but only having 1 a day for a few days then 2 of 5mg a day as to see how I go Also i stopped botox last year as wasn't working for me i got reaction with it From yvonne
Posted 12 Jul 2016 by • 1 answer
... stiffness, I am a quadriplegic, I first blew out two discs and had a steel plate between C-3 and C5 vertebrae,10 years later, I fell off a ladder and fractured my C3 vertebrae and became a quadriplegic. They had hoped that I would regain some of my movement, but I slowly became stiff as a ...
Posted 5 Jan 2016 by • 3 answers
I am allergic to Lyrica, when I was prescribed lyrica in the past, my reaction was that all I did was sleep. It was hard to wake me up. My current Dr a neurologist wants to start me on baclofen as I have been diagnosed with dystonia. I am concerned that it will cause the same reaction.
Posted 28 Nov 2015 by • 0 answers
I had a perforated ulcer about 20 years ago due to the fact that I was taken regular doses of aspirin over a term of several years to relieve the pain of then undiagnosed Cervical dystonia. At least that is what the doctors told me. I did not have h. pylori or other factors that would have caused a ...
Posted 24 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
... group, I know that there has to be some help in my area, I live in Virginia near Newport News, and Hampton
Posted 19 May 2015 by • 1 answer
... and causing leakage and blistering on my chin. Does anyone have suggestions or remedies for this problem. I will only wear a soft collar and it is not holding my head upright any longer
Posted 10 Nov 2014 by • 1 answer
I was diagnosed with hemifacial spasms and cervical dystonia which is part of Tardive Dyskensia. I am no longer on antipsychotic meds but the symptoms have not improved. My neurologist wants me to have Botox injections. My appointment is later this month and I am scared. Any info would be greatly ...
Posted 12 Nov 2014 by • 2 answers
I'm am scheduled to have Botox for cervical dystonia but I am wondering what other options are out there. Thanks.
I had Hepitis c. and now I have cervical dystonia. Can that medicine cause dystonia? The Hep. C meds
Posted 9 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
I was just wandering if that medicine can cause a person to get cervical dystonia.
Posted 17 May 2014 by • 1 answer
... with botox, Artane and colozapan. where can i go locally for treatment?
Posted 8 Jul 2013 by • 1 answer
... always uncertain whether the diagnosis is correct. I originally went to Cleveland clinic and was diagnosed with possible occipital nerve irritation, migraines, vestibular disorder, underlie issues of cervicalgia. Two doctors have thrown in possible thoracic outlet. I then got into a appointment ...
Posted 26 Oct 2013 by • 1 answer
My insurance only pays about 10 percent every 3 months. I pay about $2200. per 90 day supply! How can I get a break on Botox? Does anyone know? I don't qualify for low-income assistance.