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Why was Midrin taken off the market?

Posted 16 Mar 2011 by Diocson56 10 answers

I have a Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI) Midrin was the only medication that helped and it has been taken off the market why? I was informed last week when My Doctor okayed again my refill that Midrin was taken off the market? Why? This is the only medication that has helped me for 2 years with my ...

I was recently prescribed 10mg of Adderall 2x a day, is this safe?

Posted 13 Apr 2012 by harmony of cheers 4 answers

All I can find on the internet are scary stories of becoming addicted to this drug and theyre usually from people who are not even prescribed it. I had a prefrontal cortex brain injury a year and a half ago and it's pushed my "functioning 'ADD' " to a point of struggling to ...

Flomax - on day 3 of taking this 2mm kidney stone.. what eles can my daughter do to pass tbis?

Posted 1 Nov 2013 by 22courcy 3 answers

My 16yr old daughter is on day 3 of taking it..still has not passed her2mm kidney stone..she is on a lot of pain meds

How can I give the Depakote sprinkles through a feeding tube?

Posted 13 Jul 2012 by marieajg21 4 answers

my adult son has truamatic brain injury and difficulty swallowing. He has a feeding tube and thatg is how I have tgo give hime the Depakote sprinkles. I did no start yet -- any suggestions?

Fentanyl Transdermal - How long before the Fentanyl patch to absorb into the system and starts to?

Posted 3 Oct 2015 by jg4123 3 answers

... take effect. Taking a 75 mg patch every 48 hrs. I have been taking 8 mg Hydromorphone tablet every three to fours hours for the last four years. Suffered a TBI - Brain bleed two vessels at brain stem broke open from Trauma. Very lucky to be alive but headaches are over the top!!!

Effexor XR - I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Traumatic Brain Injury, all of which?

Posted 23 Mar 2011 by outofnames 6 answers

... affect my thinking ability. I take 300 mg./day of Effexor ER because it helps my cognition tremendously. But the costs of being able to think have been a significant reduction in the ability to feel emotions and a complete inability to have an orgasm. I would love to get off of Effexor, but ...

Will twitching caused by citalopram go away and will it cause brain injury and possibly lower IQ?

Posted 11 Jun 2012 by akgenova 2 answers

I was on Citalopram for 5 months when I started twitching, a side effect of the drug. My brother had epilepsy as a child. I got off the medication because it was so disturbing. I am still having twitching at night; it is impossible to sleep on my right side. I also am having bouts of headaches. I ...

My wife has a brain injury, her ability to follow simple instructions is impaired, any advice?

Posted 3 May 2011 by tazmanbush 7 answers

She often uses the wrong words when talking, and her short term memory is almost non existent. she is in denial. i forget sometimes and snap at her out of frustration, then i feel bad because she cant help it. its been 5 years since the accident. what can i do to help her accept her condition is ...

Sertraline - can any one tell me if zoloft is being used for any typy of muscle disorder?

Posted 23 Jun 2012 by zoloftneedhelp 4 answers

45yr old female with a clinical diognosis of depression, panic attacks, severe right side brain injury. i have also develop in the last couple of years what doctors are calling muscle spasm. i am being treated for severe head aches i refuse to call them migraines i had head aches before my accident ...

Taking Buspirone citalopram clonazepam, prozac, Propranolol, and others at the same time. am I ok?

Posted 20 Dec 2013 by richinks 4 answers

suffering from PTSD from multiple military deployments.. have memory loss, Traumatic Brain injury, etc. Suffer from panic attacks and mild depression. Trying to get my dr. to realize my panic attacks are acute and not long lasting; he tries to treat me long term... I need something that I can take ...

I have BiPolar II. Will Pristiq help me?

Posted 28 Jun 2011 by Kippi1 3 answers

I had a severe head injury and it made my depression worse. I was on Effexor and it stopped working. Dr. put me on Lithium and Lamictal which had side effects I couldn't live with. According to what I've read, Pristiq doesn't have any of the same effects. I have no energy, no get up ...

I hit my head a little over a week ago. I tripped and fell into the kitchen cabinet?

Posted 25 Feb 2014 by Lori2125 1 answer

The back of my head and shoulder hit the bottom cabinet hard. It hurt, no black out or dizziness. That was a week ago this past Sunday. Yesterday and today for some reason it is bothering me. Kind of tingling. I didn't put ice on it when it happen and should have. I am now. I have a slight ...

Head Injury - I'm into my 7th month of recovering from a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Diffuse?

Posted 7 Aug 2009 by jcgunhrun 3 answers

... Axonal Injury. I've been taking Nortriptyline, Topamax, and Klonopin to help with the management of the many symptoms that have resulted from my TBI. Have any of you had success with these medications? Any suggestions for others, seeing as I'm more than 7 months post-injury and ...

Can stopping Lexapro (10mg daily) increase seizures and cause tinnitus in brain injury patients?

Posted 22 May 2010 by mhamilton64 2 answers

I had a brain tumor removed 5 years ago (which did not resect) and still have daily visual seizures and occasional tonic clonics. September 2009 I had a seizure alone and on the garage floor. I apparently rocked about for a long while and ended up with a nice concusion and horrible memory loss. My ...

What meds do you take for depression when you have tried them all and nothing works good enough?

Posted 21 Oct 2017 by NSCollins 3 answers

I have always had depression and after a TBI and Surgery I am severly depressed and only leave the house to go to the Dr once a month. I have tried every med there is and Remaron helped me not cry all day but still severly depressed. What do people like me take that helps to relax and and to want ...

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