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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 2 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 5 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?

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 ...

Has anybody experienced seizures with bupropion (wellbutrin)?

Posted 6 Dec 2013 by arcahigas 18 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, ...

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 ...

Dysport vs Botox: What's the difference?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

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

Is there anything I can do to offset Topamax side effects?

Posted 1 Oct 2016 by Abran2217 0 answers

I have been prescribed 100mg of Topamax and I am beginning to feel concerned. I have been on Topamax for 5 years now, and as the dosage increases the worse the side effects become. Positive note, the medication really does control my migraines. Prior to Topamax, I'd have three severe migraine ...

Topiramate - Should I go to the er if I have pain and dizziness from taking it?

Posted 2 Oct 2016 by momzy26 2 answers

25 mg . If i take it and get sick should i go to er

Is anyone with open-angle glaucoma currently taking Topamax for migraine prevention? I'm?

Posted 27 Sep 2016 by rjgausep 1 answer

... apprehensive about starting it because of the possible side effect of closed-angle glaucoma. I have had trabeculectomy, glaucoma needle revision surgery, and cataract removal in both eyes. Have had open-angle glaucoma for 20 years. Now I have lots of floaters and some flashes in left eye after ...

I'm on Depakote ER for migraines. Is there an alternative medicine for this?

Posted 26 Sep 2016 by GypsyWoman18 1 answer

I take (have taken for years) Depakote ER (750 mg/daily). I take this for, I believe, 2 reasons. 1) For migraine prevention. and 2) I have (at the present time) a Vaproic Acid level of FOUR (4) mcg/mL! However, I am greatly concerned about weight gain, have recently been experiencing nausea with ...

Can Topamax help aid in weight loss?

Posted 31 Aug 2016 by vmarlene25 1 answer

I have never struggled with weight issues my whole life until I got pregnant with my daughter. I gained 40lbs and couldn't lose any of it. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and kept gaining slowly. I suffer from bipolar disorder and depression so I've been on medication. Recently I had ...

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