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Bipolar, uncontrolled diabetic, swollen feet/lower legs, panic attacks need a sub for Lithium?

Posted 14 May 2017 by HopingToSparkAgain 3 answers

Everything was going well with my medicines, or so I thought, until I began having neurological problems. I was diagnosed with tardive dyskinesia/dystonia/akathisia from long term use of Abilify. So, my doctor switched me to lithium & Lexapro, then recently switched my Lexapro to Prozac. I have ...

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?

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

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by Luna moth 4 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 ...

If I'm allergic to lyrica will baclofen create same reaction?

Posted 5 Jan 2016 by hdminer6 3 answers

I am allergic to Lyrica, when I was prescribed lyrica in the past, my reaction was that all I did was sleep. It was hard to wake me up. My current Dr a neurologist wants to start me on baclofen as I have been diagnosed with dystonia. I am concerned that it will cause the same reaction.

Tardive Dyskinesia - I was given seriquel for sleep and been on it for 5 year and I developed?

Posted 29 Feb 2016 by Shawnna1 1 answer

... tardive dyskinesia dystonia and they took me off it abruptly so now I have to have DBS surgery lost job,home ,life

Will Nucynta induce dystonia?

Posted 19 Apr 2016 by Ms jerry 0 answers

Can someone please tell me what letter/number are on 10MG Baclofen and 2MG Rivotril?

Posted 5 May 2016 by ironside1951 0 answers

I've be on various medication for my disability (DYT1 Dystonia) I want to reduce Baclofen but I can't make out the letters/numbers imprinted on the 10MG Baclofen and the lettering on 2MG Rivotril. Any help you can give will be much appreciated. Thank you

Fibromyalgia / dystonia?

Posted 20 Jan 2016 by hdminer6 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 ...

Voltaren gel and perforated ulcer?

Posted 28 Nov 2015 by Imagypsy 0 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 ...

I have a dear friend dealing with cervical dystonia, I want to help this person find a support?

Posted 24 Oct 2015 by nursmar4Annie 0 answers

... group, I know that there has to be some help in my area, I live in Virginia near Newport News, and Hampton

I have had cervical dystonia for many years. At 89 I am experiencing the skin on my chest breaking?

Posted 19 May 2015 by Donna29 1 answer

... and causing leakage and blistering on my chin. Does anyone have suggestions or remedies for this problem. I will only wear a soft collar and it is not holding my head upright any longer

I have brain damage from a coma that causes me to have dystonia 'attacks' I guess you'd call em. I?

Posted 27 Feb 2015 by ArinJo 1 answer

... don't know ANYONE with this like me so seeing this support group gives me so much hope!!! My brain damage affected my memory so I may have trouble getting my wording right but- I have the kind that makes your eyes go up, head back, back muscles ripping in two directions and my hands come ...

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