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Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? Or would another be better?

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by Luna moth 5 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 ...

Dysport vs Botox: What's the difference?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Dysport and Botox both have cosmetic uses. But what is the difference between these botulinum toxins?

I was recently diagnosed with cervical dystonia. I had been suffering for almost a year. I am?

Posted 8 Jul 2013 by MaryJane123 3 answers

... 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 ...

Has anyone used Botox for Tardive Dyskensia?

Posted 10 Nov 2014 by smberube 2 answers

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 ...

I have cervical dystonia for 5 yrs tryed botox no relief is anyone else?

Posted 26 Feb 2013 by happy10 4 answers

feeling that there isn;t very many good days i describe this pain worst than labor sometimes i wish i could go on a mountain a scream what do any members take for pain relief thank you

If I'm allergic to lyrica will baclofen create same reaction?

Posted 5 Jan 2016 by hdminer6 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.

What are some of the side effects of to much Botox in the neck?

Posted 24 Nov 2017 by Talkalotdj 3 answers

I get Botox for my Dystonia and my Dr increased my dosage really fast and I think I got to much because I feel worse than ever. I have been getting Botox for years and never felt this bad before! I have a lot of pain, muscle cramps worse than my normal cramps, I keep forgetting things, tired and ...

My sister has Cervical Dystonia.She takes Valium long term. Any other med she can try ?

Posted 30 Nov 2011 by utipl 2 answers

Other meds she takes are : Minipress,Amlodipine for blood pressure,anti-depressants, somac for gastric reflux also occasionally she take Voltaren ? Valium seems not helping her muscle spasm that is painful for her, only help her sleep since she has been taking Valium many years. Her doctor is not ...

I've been diagnose with Cervical dystonia. My question is, is it safe to run? I'm a marathoner and?

Posted 26 Nov 2012 by kylalb 2 answers

... I want to keep doing my training, without making things worse, it started 10 weeks ago, stiff neck etc, went to may doctors and said I was stressed, finally after 7 weeks I met with a neurologist and said yes you have cervical dystonia, gave me some pills and off I went. I can' find any ...

How long does it take baclofen to work after first dose for cervical dystonia?

Posted 4 Mar 2015 by jzboxer77 1 answer

Just got "officially" diagnosed. Waiting on insurance so I can receive botox injections. Just took first dose and crossing fingers that it alleviates some of my symptoms

Lorazepam - How can we get this to be not a schedule 4 bad drug?Let's change the system!?

Posted 18 Oct 2017 by foodwatcher 2 answers

Quality of life is important.The more I read other stories,The more I realize that there needs to a way to get drs to see the benefits. I am very confused because I heard of cardiologists who dont think it is such a bad drug.Whether it is this or xanax or any benzo that helps us unwind,sleep,get ...

Allegra-D 24 Hour - When I stop taking Allegra D I get severe Migraines and shoulder tension.?

Posted 27 Feb 2018 by lindakrausse 2 answers

... Nothing stops it but continuing the medication. When I took this before I had to get Botox injections for Rebound Headaches. Please help me, I'm in tremendous pain

6 months ago - I was diagnosed with Cervical Dystonia. Never had issues with my neck before - all?

Posted 15 Jan 2013 2 answers

... started with a severe headache in the back of my head. I do not tilt or shake - I am just in pain. Had my first botox a few weeks ago - I notice nothing. The baclofen just makes me tired - no results from it. My question - how long did it take for some of you to begin to tilt? What was the ...

Voltaren gel and perforated ulcer?

Posted 28 Nov 2015 by Imagypsy 2 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 ...

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