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Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? Or would another be better?

Posted 4 Jan 2017 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 ...

Dysport vs Botox: What's the difference?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Dysport and Botox both have cosmetic uses. But what is the difference between these botulinum toxins?

Clonazepam by Teva vs. Accord?

Posted 27 Oct 2018 2 answers

I have generalized dystonia, there is no cure for this disease, only medications that may make it more tolerable. Clonazepam, which I used to get ,made by Teva. Accord has acquired this company , their drugs are made in China. About 2 months ago I noticed it was no longer working,I looked at the ...

Abilify and Side Effects - Tardive Dyskenisia, Dystonia, etc?

Posted 14 Jul 2011 4 answers

For the people who posted reviews regarding their use of Abilify (to treat depression), but developed a very serious side effect - Tardive Dyskenisia, Dystonia, etc... how high was your dose, how long were you on it, any other drugs being taken as well, and what were you being treated for? I am ...

I was recently diagnosed with cervical dystonia. I had been suffering for almost a year. I am?

Posted 8 Jul 2013 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 ...

How long does it take baclofen to work after first dose for cervical dystonia?

Posted 4 Mar 2015 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

Is there a natural alternative to artane, cogentin or benadryl for muscle dystonia?

Posted 6 Aug 2011 1 answer

These cause more problems. Is there anything natural to take out there? Thanks for your interest.

Fibromyalgia / dystonia?

Posted 20 Jan 2016 2 answers

I'm wondering if its possible to have not dystonia and fibromyalgia. My neurologist has recently told me he didn't think my diagnosis of fibromyalgia is accurate. He mentioned that he believes that I have chronic pain disorder and not fibro. Though today I had to see a new Dr about my ...

I just can't stop crying today. I took 2 Valium but I just kept crying so an hour later I took?

Posted 22 May 2016 2 answers

... another 2. I have gone to bed now hoping to pass out but I am still crying. Do I take more to make it stop? I am all alone, I have depression, and dystonia and am useless in life, unable to work. I have nothing to be happy about, hence the crying, but I just want it to stop. What can I do?

Pain and severe tinnitus in neck and ears, spasms in throat from whiplash 16 months ago?

Posted 5 Nov 2011 2 answers

..Recieved 9 botox injections 2 weeeks ago. arms now hurt, neck and shoulders are hurting bad and tinnitus is worse too. Is this normal after shots? Especially since I was so bad i can't use arms. Will this improve. I jut have much more pain than before and more limited motion. Please help me. ...

Voltaren gel and perforated ulcer?

Posted 28 Nov 2015 2 answers

I had a perforated ulcer about 20 years ago due to the fact that I was taken regular doses of aspirin over a term of several years to relieve the pain of then undiagnosed Cervical dystonia. At least that is what the doctors told me. I did not have h. pylori or other factors that would have caused a ...

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