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How long do side effects of Topamax last?

Posted 14 Jan 2017 by migrainesuf1166 1 answer

Hello, I am taking Topamax currently for severe chronic migraines. I have only been on this for 8 days and I am on 25mg in am and 25mg in pm. I am having many side effects and wondering if any who have taken for long term with good results can tell me if they had these side effects and that they ...

For chronic pain is it better to use tramadol or Tylenol#4?

Posted 25 Sep 2017 by crprovince 5 answers

For treating back pain and upper leg pain, General all over body pain due to fibromyalgia including chronic headaches

Trokendi XR and weight loss?

Posted 15 days ago 1 answer

I was just put on Trokendi XR for chronic migraines, starting at 25mg for a week then up to 50mg for a week, then 75mg for a week, then 100mg until I see my doctor next. I have read that it is the same thing as Topiramate or Topamax expect Trokendi is the extended release. Regarding one of the big ...

Does lithium cause headaches?

Posted 8 Jul 2018 by StephanieKelley 1 answer

I have been taking lithium for six days and have had bad headaches and do not know if they are related. I have chronic migraines and I take Imitrex injections and I am hoping there is not a correlation. I have been on so many mood stabilizers they’re starting from the beginning again with 300 ...

What is the maximum mg of propranolol I can take?

Posted 6 Jul 2018 by elk59 0 answers

I have chronic migraines and was prescribed propranolol 160mg/daily. I took it for a couple of months but it did nothing to prevent the migraines. My Dr. switched me to topiramate 25mg first week then 50mg from then on. It worked great but my hair was falling out and still is after stopping it for ...

Vivelle-Dot - Changes in attitude/ mood?

Posted 5 Jul 2018 by Moodymame 0 answers

I've been on the patch now for almost a yr and I get chronic migraines to start with but I don't feel like myself... i feel like I'm a whole different person and not for the good... anybody else have this issue while on it?

Topiramate (Topamax) side effects?

Posted 6 Jun 2018 by Aimee-Ray242 2 answers

I was prescribed Topamax by my neurologist to help with chronic migraines. I was on 25mg twice a day. I started taking them, but after a few days I was getting really bad side effects (sickness, insomnia, low mood, suicidal thoughts) and was advised by my doctor to stop taking the pills. I already ...

What medications can you take for migraine when you take SSRIs or SNRIs?

Posted 22 Jun 2018 by CaryWyant 1 answer

I have chronic migraine with nausea. It has been 6 months now. I have had two Botox treatments, but the migraines keep coming back.

Does anyone have chronic migraine? Have they tried Botox? Or anything to help?

Posted 11 Jun 2018 by SSmith91 1 answer

I would like some advice on Botox for chronic migraine my neurologist said she wants to use Botox for me as I get a migraine every minute of everyday for at least 4 years I haven’t had a break from it and I just want to be bed all the time and sleep because that’s the only time I get a ...

MRI showed a partially empty sella. Could be pseudotumor cerebri?

Posted 4 May 2018 by Ljohnson11 1 answer

I’m 32 years old. At two weeks I was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism. I had no thyroid. I was born without it. I know it’s hard to believe. But it’s true. So I have been on synthroid/levothyroxine ever since. Fast forward to today. I’ve been having chronic migraines ...

Has anyone taken Effexor XR for migraines? Do the side effects ever fade?

Posted 4 Apr 2018 by Ljohnson11 1 answer

I’ve suffered with chronic migraines for 3 years now. They’ve gotten to be 3-5 times a week. I had been taking maxalt and diclofenac as needed but my dr just put me on Effexor xr as a daily preventative. Has anyone else been prescribed this for migraines? I think the worst side effects ...

Headache - Does anybody suffered from chronic migraines? I am so desperately to tried anything.

Posted 18 Mar 2018 by Sufferedsince30 2 answers

I finally started Botox for migraines and the first night I slept for fully 8 hours woke up no migraines feeling great but after an hour my migraines came back, taking medicines and I need to know if anyone out there knows how long before the Botox treatment start working properly

Nortriptyline - Has anyone experienced blurry vision as a side effect?

Posted 13 Dec 2017 by DCmigraine 3 answers

I have been taking on average 30mg for chronic migraine for last 5 weeks. Have 24/7 blurry vision and inable to focus.

Can I take cyclobenzaprine Along with fioricet?

Posted 10 Dec 2017 by Mermaidrsd 1 answer

Chronic migraine sufferer. Dr would like me to take less Fioricet and substitute it with cyclobenzaprine in the evening. I also have IBS along with bouts of ischemic colitis, as well as asthma. Will cyclobenzaprine help me take less fioricet? Is it safe with my other conditions?

What are the long term effects of Klonopin?

Posted 18 Aug 2017 by Katmarch 4 answers

I have prescribed 1mg Klonopin 3x a day for almost 2 years and I'm still having 1-2 panic attacks a day. I was recently strangled several times and now also suffer from chronic migraines with pain radiating from behind my ears and eyes I have a appointment Monday to discuss further treatment ...

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