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

Posted 25 Sep 2017 by crprovince 6 answers

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

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 ...

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 ...

Aimovig for chronic migraine disease treatment?

Posted 14 days ago by Nitro061 2 answers

I’m currently on Botox and opiates for chronic migraine disease and Aimovig will be released in Canada in December and I have been signed up for the standard 6 month free trial period and was wondering if any Americans have tried it ? Even if it does work I could never afford it anyway but I ...

Midrin to Prodrin: Has anyone switched and had similar results as they did on Midrin?

Posted 14 Aug 2017 by MissusBee 1 answer

I am a chronic migraine sufferer, I've been getting migraines for 18 years now. Back in the day, I was on Midrin for migraines, and it was the first medication in a long line of trial and error that worked for my migraines. Prior to Midrin, I had tried Maxalt, Zomig, Relpax, Imitrex, and ...

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.

Question about a nasal spray to relieve pain from chronic migraine/headache?

Posted 1 Oct 2018 by mtrach 4 answers

Has anyone ever been prescribed Stadol Nasal Spray for relief from the pain from a chronic migraine/headache? I have been suffering for 35+ years from these debilitating headaches. I have tried 90% of the prescription pills, injections, sprays, patches, and combinations of all of these rx meds, OTC ...

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 ...

Trokendi XR and weight loss?

Posted 1 Aug 2018 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 ...

Has anyone had success with Nucynta ER for chronic migraines?

Posted 13 Aug 2014 by migrainehelp 3 answers

I have suffered with migraines for over 30 years, the last 5 or so years they have been daily and affected my quality of life. I have been on prophylactic med there is, had nerve blocks, cervical rhizotomies and botox. Desperate for a solution.

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 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 ...

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

Posted 11 Jun 2018 by SSmith91 3 answers

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 ...

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 ...

Topamax/Topiramate help. What's a safe/good alternative (preventative) for chronic migraines?

Posted 7 days ago by gazoo622 1 answer

I've been on Topiramate at 150mg (sadly) for 1 year. My hair has progressively been falling out. Not just shedding... I mean by the handfuls and I'm balding in some areas. This website saved me. I just started tapering off about a week ago(down to 100mg). The next plan is to go down to ...

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