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Posted 27 Jan 2010 by • 36 answers
I would like to find out how many here on lyrica are gaining weight. I have seen multiple sites on the internet with people gaining tons of weight, some saying they were even eating less, exercising more. Although it helped the pain some could not take the weight. I am an above knee amputee and ...
Posted 1 May 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 27 Dec 2009 by • 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 & ...
Posted 4 Dec 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 17 Dec 2011 by • 1 answer
I am a 28 year old female. I was diagnosed with complex migraines 2 months ago and was prescribed 25 mg of Topamax once daily. I immediately began suffering from pretty much all the side effects! I dropped a size in clothes within 2 weeks (and I'm not overweight), I had major mood swings, ...
Posted 29 May 2012 by • 6 answers
I have a question about depression medications. I have had major depression (and OCD) for over 15 years, and most Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors weren't helping me. Then my doctor prescribed me Venlafaxine, and it's been the most helpful drug I have ever taken. Venlafaxine is a Serotonin ...
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Posted 1 Oct 2009 by • 6 answers
I've been on Topamax since March 2009 and in the past few weeks (maybe 4-5) I've been having nightmares, not just bad dreams, but night terrors... really horrible stuff. I had a routine visit with my doctor on Monday and he cut my night time Topamax dosage back a little because he thinks ...
Posted 23 May 2012 by • 3 answers
I am prescribed 60mg cymbalta at bedtime for cervical disc pain as well as migraine prophylaxis. I lost my insurance in february but I had a bottle of 30mg cymbalta left over from when I first started it. I took 2 30mg capsules at bedtime a few nights ago and woke up vomitting in the middle of the ...
Posted 2 Aug 2014 by • 3 answers
I just started taking verapamil and have noticed swelling in ankles and legs. Can this go away as my body adjusts to the medication. I am taking verapamil as a migraine preventative 120 mg per day.
Is it fairly normal for a doctor to put a person on three different prescriptions to treat migraine?
Posted 24 Jul 2010 by • 7 answers
frequency and pain? The neurologist has me taking 100 mg Topamax and 25 mg amitriptyline to "prevent" migraines. However, I do not think that the amitriptyline really has much of an affect one way or the other because when I ran out of that med and was only taking the Topamax for about a ...
Posted 2 Nov 2017 by • 2 answers
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 ...
Posted 27 Jul 2018 by • 2 answers
I have been taking Topamax now for 3 years and have suffered the side effects of word finding difficulty, cognition deficit, brain fog and cannot take it any longer. If the migraines come back I will just deal with them. Does anybody know if my brain fog will lift if I quit taking this drug?
Posted 29 Mar 2011 by • 7 answers
she said it would help with the fibro and with my m. headachs and with depression !which if it does this will be a wonder drug!i know what they put me on since they won't give soma's no more doesn't help my fibro! and as many of you on this site i have enough pain to deal with !any ...
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