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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

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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 18 Mar 2018 by Sufferedsince30 1 answer

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 ...

Botox for migraines, fighting for treatment?

Posted 28 Mar 2017 by Sophia1022 5 answers

Hi, I have been a Chronic migraine sufferer since I was 14. Now more convinced I have cluster headaches. I am on all the usual meds (Topamax, Triptans, Fiorcet) and tons of anti anxiety meds. I just finished a Medrol Steroid pack and while the migraines have decreased in intensity I am still ...

Have been in status migrainosus for 2+ years; nothing will break it (chronic migraines w/aura for?

Posted 21 Apr 2017 by MakeADifference 1 answer

... 13+), headache specialist is not helping. Extreme light/sound/smell sensitivity, nausea, head alodynia. Currently receiving Botox/nerve blocks (alternating) every three months; daily meds: Topomax, verapamil, memantine, feverfew and CoQ10, plus Imitrex/Naprosyn as further "abortives" ...

I am a 13 year old male, 5,4" and I am 170 lb. Am I overweight?

Posted 15 Feb 2017 by noname_medicalhelp 1 answer

I have a bad problem where I get chronic migraines, I have medicine, but I am not able to get exercise. We cannot afford greens or Healthy food, I want to loose weight and I need help. I don't have extra body fat on my arms, legs, or face. (This is a friend trying to help him out, and he ...

Botox (for Chronic Migraine) Stopped Working - Could it work again in the future?

Posted 15 Jun 2016 by mafzal89 3 answers

I've had migraines since I was 18, and they became chronic and much more severe when I was about 24 (I'm 27 now). I began seeing a neurologist regularly, tried all the usual preventative meds, and finally Botox. The Botox worked AMAZINGLY for the first 5-6 rounds of injections. By the 7th ...

What can I do for Chronic migraines?

Posted 28 Jul 2016 by Ria1015 2 answers

I am a teenager who has been experiencing major migraines for a couple of years now. Ive been to many doctors and my most recent doctor prescribed me maxalt(10mg) to help treat the migraines but the medication does not work at all. There is no specific time or date the I get migraines and they do ...

My neurologist has me taking frova daily due to chronic migraines. How safe is this?

Posted 16 Apr 2016 by Bog 2 answers

Have had migraines for years, tried all medications. Now taking frova daily, but I worry that it is not safe. Am 63, healthy and in good shape. Do not smoke. See a neurologist. What do you think

Chronic migraines and daily chronic headaches?

Posted 7 Mar 2013 by jcjackson82 12 answers

I have been having chronic migraines and chronic daily headaches for almost 15 years now. I started having them right after i had my first son and the dr's cant find nothing. I have a migraine/headache everyday allday. I have had lots of MRI's, catscans, everything. I have been on all ...

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