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Posted 6 Aug 2012 by • 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. ...
Posted 3 Oct 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 30 Sep 2010 by • 5 answers
Posted 27 Mar 2011 by • 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?
Posted 6 Dec 2013 by • 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, ...
Posted 10 Nov 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 15 Sep 2012 by • 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.
Posted 21 Mar 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 11 Aug 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 13 days ago by • 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 ...
Posted 14 May 2017 by • 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
Posted 13 days ago by • 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 ...
Posted 11 days ago by • 0 answers
Posted 4 Nov 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 2 Nov 2017 by • 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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