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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 20 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 ...

Amitiptyline and weight gain??

Posted 8 days ago by mfchelsea24 1 answer

ive been taking amitryptaline for like 3 months and i gained about 20 pounds!! im bloated, my mendtrual cycle is messed up, ive been sweating so much more and just had a panic attack. so i stopped the pill two days ago and am wondering if i will lose all the weight i had gained?? im going on ...

Can weaning off of amitriptyline cause these side effects? and if so what should I do about it?

Posted 10 days ago by lexielou03 1 answer

Hi. I am a 19 year old female and I was previously on Amitriptyline (25mg) nightly for migraines and lexapro (5mg) every morning for anxiety. I was on amitriptyline a few years ago for a 3 years and came off it no problem. I was recently, about 9 months ago, put back on amitriptyline, but at a ...

Looking for migriane preventative that does not cause weight gain?

Posted 11 Aug 2014 by sdkb03 7 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 ...

Topamax - side effects I started on 25mg daily for migraine about 4 weeks ago. I've been taking?

Posted 9 Feb 2017 by Arucker88 3 answers

... 50mg daily for 2 weeks. The dr wants to increase my dose to 75mg. My migraines have been reduced in frequency, but the side effects are not fun. I'm constantly fatigued, and while my migraines are reduced l'm having headaches almost daily, and I often find myself zoned out (like I ...

When I stopped Botox my headache increased?

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by Eckosmom 1 answer

I had been taking Botox shots for 6 months when my insurance company decided not to pay no more. The shots did help. Now months later my migraines are a lot more intense, with nausea & dizziness. Is this normal? Should I call my neurologist?? Any suggestions would be great. Thanks

Medication propranolol 40mg take one three times a day?

Posted 23 Feb 2017 by Ecroan 2 answers

2nd day on propranolol when will my system get used to them and when will my bad effects go away or light up I get dizziness heavy headed feel drugged tired werid and funny and headaches when will my propranolol fully work on me can you help

Anyone know how to stay awake while taking Topamax?

Posted 23 Feb 2017 by LAF4 2 answers

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