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What is the best medication/remedy for depression and anxiety?

Posted 6 Aug 2012 by Luna moth 8 answers

Im 16 and have had this type of issue all of my life. I used to take 450mg of bupropion (Wellbutrin) but after 7-8 months or so I started feeling as though the medication wasn't helping anymore, I would become very down, angry, irritable and agitated. I was told to stop taking it by my Dr. ...

When is it better to take Topamax in AM or PM for weight loss?

Posted 3 Oct 2012 by sismonar 4 answers

I have been on Topamax for three weeks I started off on 50mg now 75mg and soon I will start 100mg. The way I take it now is 25mg in the morning and 50 at bedtime but I have not had any weight loss. I am wondering if I am sleeping off the side effect by taking it at night any suggestions? The only ...

Just started amitriptyline, feeling very tired, how long will this last?

Posted 27 Mar 2011 by twith 6 answers

This is day 3 for my husband on Amitriptyline 50 mg for migraine prevention. He is very tired and we're wanting to know if this is normal and/or how long this will take to subside as it is difficult for him to function like this?

Has anybody experienced seizures with bupropion (wellbutrin)?

Posted 6 Dec 2013 by arcahigas 24 answers

I am supposed to be starting out at 100 mg for first few days and increase to 200 mg if well tolerated. I ended up breaking the pills in half and only taking 50 mg for first two days because I am terrified of having a seizure. I am already feeling side effects on this low dose, jittery, tremors, ...

Topiramate - How Long Does it take for Topamax to Start Working for Migraines?

Posted 10 Nov 2014 by msano26 3 answers

Hi, I have only been taking Topamax for about 3 weeks (25mg AM and 50mg PM). I haven't even really had many bad side effects either. Some dizziness in the beginning, but not too bad. I also take Forfivo XL, which is basically Welbutrin XL but with 450mg all in one pill. I actually think this ...

Does anyone know when Lyrica [pregabalin] will be available as a generic drug?

Posted 15 Sep 2012 by babycakes677 4 answers

Iam asking about a lower cost at pharmacies. I am on a high dosage and cannot afford to get my whole RX so I ration it , save it for a day when I need to be active.

Can I take 3-4 placebo "sugar" pills instead of 7 while on birth control?

Posted 21 Mar 2015 by TealBlue 1 answer

I'm currently using Alysena 28 as a form of birth control. It is a monophasic pill, and contains 21 active pills and 7 sugar pills. I've been using it for 5 months now and take it at the same time every day, and have never missed an active pill. However, I get migraines (without aura) and ...

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Posted 11 Aug 2014 by sdkb03 9 answers

I have suffered from migraines for many years, ever since I was in the Army starting a decade ago. I have been treated with many medications in recent years, to include Elavil (Amitriptyline) Nortiptyline, and Topamax; and am also taking Effexor for fibromyalgia. I noticed a year or so after ...

Does anyone else feel like Topamax is making the stupid?

Posted 13 days ago by Sarahce428 4 answers

I feel like the Topamax is leeching my brain. I forget simple (and not so simple) words and jumble words in sentences. Sometimes I speak complete gibberish. It's hard to be a professional when I use words like thingy and whosit or just stand there and stare blankly because all the thoughts ...

Does anyone here take Topamax 25mg and what are your stories any side effects of weight loss?

Posted 14 May 2017 by LOVE1000 3 answers

I'm overweight and I'm taking it for mood stabilizer also on medicines that make me gain weight so will I lose weight on this. I am on 25 mg

Has anyone ever taken amitriptyline and trazodone at the same time for sleep?

Posted 13 days ago by simkitkat66 1 answer

My dosage instructions are 50 to 100 mg of Trazodone. It was working just fine until 2 months ago. Then, my Doctor instructed me to wean off the trazodone and start amitriptyline (which is supposed to help migraines and sleep) I tried that and I still have insomnia. So I have been taking Trazodone ...

Can amitriptyline cause depression and mood swings?

Posted 4 Nov 2017 by sak9210 2 answers

I take amitriptyline 10mg for insomnia. So far it hasn't helped with the insomnia, and I'm now having worsened depression and mood swings. My doctor wants me to take a 2nd dose in the AM also. I tried 1/2 a pill in the AM and I felt filled with anger and crying spells. Insomnia got worse ...

Debilitating Nausea with Topamax.. is it just as bad with XR form, trokendi?

Posted 2 Nov 2017 by CarleyCoop 1 answer

I am 26 y/o female and a headache/migraine sufferer for over 10 years. I was put on topamax years ago and had severe, debilitating nausea. Moving a finger or eyeball would worsen nausea. I would pretty much (figuratively speaking) be paralyzed by how bad the nausea, loss of appetite was. Over 6 ...

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