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Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

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... read more

Emgality vs Aimovig - how do they compare?

Does anyone else feel like Topamax is making the stupid?

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... read more

Ajovy vs Aimovig: What's the difference between them?

Can you drink alcohol with Aimovig?

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

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... read more

When will I be able to get Aimovig in Canada?

Does any one know where I can find out when Aimovig will be available in Canada? New migraine treatment drug approved for use and now available in the US. Thanks ! Christine

Why does Aimovig cause constipation?

Is Propranolol affecting my Venlafaxine?

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... read more

Can Aimovig cause hair loss (alopecia)?

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

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... read more

Topamax - My daughter is experiencing tingling and pain in feet?

My 16 year old daughter was prescribed topamax for migraines. She took 50mg a day once a day for a week, and now takes 50mg 2x a day. She's been taking it for 3 weeks now. She has been waking up every night with really bad pain, tingling and numbness in her feet and legs. Is this normal or... read more

Can ankle and leg swelling caused by verapamil go away?

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.

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

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... read more

What is the mechanism of action of Aimovig?

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