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How long does Amitriptyline withdrawal last?

Posted 9 Aug 2013 by SphereR 13 answers

I was prescribed Amitriptyline 10mg to be taken at nighttime for migraine prevention. Well it was giving making my already bad insomnia even worse to the point that I was unable to sleep even with my prescription medicine for sleep. So I stopped taking it. I had only been taking it for a week and ...

Has anybody experienced seizures with bupropion (wellbutrin)?

Posted 6 Dec 2013 by arcahigas 29 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, ...

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 6 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?

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 ...

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 ...

How long did your side effects last after tapering off Topamax?

Posted 1 May 2012 by Lyssa0124 4 answers

I was on topamax for about 3 months and at 75 mg. This drug was highly changing my mood and personality and it was only mildly effective at helping the migraines. I spoke with my doctor and he told me to wean off by 25 mg every 4 days. I took my last pill on day 12. I am currently 9 days free of ...

Anyone out there have fibromyalgia that has made them quit their jobs?

Posted 27 Dec 2009 by missy2 20 answers

To stay home and manage the pain.I'm a female 55 and i've been home for a year. It's like if i rest for 2 days i 'm good for 1day , i'm on 200 mg of lyrica, 50 mg of savella, 2 davocet n 100 a day (that's all my dr will give me) and other meds for panic & ...

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.

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 4 Dec 2017 by Sarahce428 8 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 ...

I have found a new off-label med that has greatly helped my migraines. Anyone else tried it?

Posted 6 Mar 2013 by sara12345 16 answers

Or anyone else interested in it? It's called Namenda and is given to Alzheimers patients at a dose of 20 mg. But given off-label for migraines at 5 mg. has provided me significant help. I have been on the med for about a month. The Headache Specialist at a major university prescribed it for me ...

Fibromyalgia - Do you have type of seizure(jerking of your body) when going to sleep?

Posted 4 Oct 2011 by kathyelrod54 10 answers

and eventually will you get lupus from fibro. I am on lyrica, requip,

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