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Posted 4 Jan 2017 by • 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 ...
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 8 Jun 2010 by • 7 answers
... others want to just stay home, away from people when the tremors and dystonia are at their worst? Do others have times when they look "normal", and then the abonormal posturing returns?
Posted 8 Jul 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 10 Nov 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 11 Aug 2009 by • 2 answers
If rhizo or botox ineffective what 's next?
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 26 Nov 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 26 Feb 2013 by • 3 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
Posted 4 Mar 2015 by • 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
Posted 18 Oct 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 24 Nov 2017 by • 2 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 ...
Posted 12 Apr 2011 by • 2 answers
It worked once.
Posted 30 Nov 2011 by • 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 ...
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 ...