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I slipped 4 days ago fell backwards and hit the back of my head. I'm still having headaches?

Posted 9 Nov 2016 3 answers

I went to the doctor the day after and they determined I didn't need an x-ray cos there's no fractures. I feel somewhat stoned since it happened. My neck had been stiff and recently it feels like I've been chewing on gum for so long that my jaw and temples ache. There's ...

Can I go under anesthesia right after a concussion?

Posted 2 May 2017 1 answer

Hello :) I got a concussion on Thursday, April 27 and I am scheduled to have my wisdom teeth removed this coming Thursday, May 4. (I still have a mild headache but I am willing to lie to the doctor because there is no other time in the next few months that I can have the operation.) If I recently ...

Any adverse effects switching from amitriptyline to nortriptyline (after withdrawal)?

Posted 16 Oct 2018 1 answer

I was on 10 mg amitriptyline for 3 months for headaches and insomnia. I tolerated this dose well with some dry mouth and grogginess upon waking. After 3 months I decided to taper down, with the approval of my neurologist. I tapered to 5 mg (using a pill splitter) for 1 month and then 2.5 mg... but ...

Is Valium or Xanax more likely to cause loss of short term memory?

Posted 3 Nov 2017 2 answers

I was given Valium after a car accident, in which I suffered a bad concussion. I do NOT remember most of the night. I take Xanax as needed, and have never lost memory with it, though I have with Klonapin and Lorazepam. The hospital gave this Valium just before releasing me to police, who charged me ...

Is it OK to take two 325 mg Bayer aspirin and one extra strength migraine Excedrin and hour apart?

Posted 9 Jun 2018 1 answer

I had a concussion which led to a fracture on my forehead. I took two Bayer aspirin 325mg at 11 p.m so is it OK to take one migraine extra strength.

Is tapering off 0.25 mg of Xanax taken once daily before sleep necessary?

Posted 21 May 2016 1 answer

I have been taking 0.25mg of Xanax once per day before sleep for the past 4 months due to Concussion issues. I want to stop taking it soon so i was wondering if tapering off is necessary in this case? Also kinda offtopic i just started taking Dexamethasone today so i was wondering if there are ...

Would Klonopin or Xanax be best for someone who has had 3 concussions?

Posted 20 Oct 2016 1 answer

I am on Celexa for depression, and have been on Klonopin for a while, but I just read that Klonopin affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and CAUSE anxiety. I mainly need a benzo on an as-needed basis and I would like to try changing to the extended release Xanax tablets rather ...

Depakote ER - Can Depakote 500 mg bid be taken with Adipex 37.5 mg daily?

Posted 13 Oct 2018 1 answer

Taking Depakote 500mg bid/day for partial seizures with photophobia status post concussion from mva for 1.5 years now. I used to take Adipex 37.5mg to loose weight, but in the process found out it was AMAZING helping me with concentration and getting things done. That's when I self-diagnosed ...

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