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Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

Posted 27 Jan 2010 by snowgoer68 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 ...

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 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 ...

Topamax Withdrawal at 25 mg?

Posted 17 Dec 2011 by higg915 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, ...

Is Propranolol affecting my Venlafaxine?

Posted 29 May 2012 by MariahGem 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 ...

Dysport vs Botox: What's the difference?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

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

How do you use the drug Aimovig?

Posted 19 Jun 2018 1 answerFAQ by

Has any experience nightmares as a side effect of taking Topamax?

Posted 1 Oct 2009 by Smartchick73 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 ...

Vomiting from cymbalta?

Posted 23 May 2012 by cbomb79 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 ...

Can ankle and leg swelling caused by verapamil go away?

Posted 2 Aug 2014 by shaga25 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 lking2619 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 ...

Debilitating Nausea with Topamax.. is it just as bad with XR form, trokendi?

Posted 2 Nov 2017 by CarleyCoop 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 ...

Will cognition return after discontinuing the topamax?

Posted 27 Jul 2018 by MollyN 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?

Nurse suggested amitriptyline for fibro, am weary to ask cause they act like you are wasting time?

Posted 29 Mar 2011 by brenda fain 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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