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How do you safely reduce propranolol dosage without getting negative side-effects from it?

Posted 27 Nov 2012 14 answers

Hello, as I stated in the question I am wanting to completely get off of propranolol. I take it for chronic migraines but the side effects are not worth it in my opinion and I'd like to explore some other options for treatment. The reason why I want to stop taking it is because after taking ...

Excedrin Migraine - What can happen if you take more than 2 pills in less than 24 hours?

Posted 7 Apr 2012 3 answers

I took the generic brand but the label still said cannot take more than 2 in less than 24 hours. I shoulda known but my migraine was coming back so i took more.

How long does Amitriptyline withdrawal last?

Posted 9 Aug 2013 15 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 ...

What is the difference between tylenol 3 and vicodin and which is safer?

Posted 14 Apr 2012 5 answers

I currently take vicodin on a daily basis because I have chronic daily migraines due to hypoglycemia... I am only 24 and we've reached a stand still in medical testing to find another way to stop the headaches. I heard there is a medication called tylenol 3 but when I look at the make up of it ...

Anyone had botox injections for migraines and how long did it take to notice any benefit..?

Posted 18 Aug 2013 25 answers

I jus recently had them in june.. It was my first time and idk if it takes more than one treatment but I suffer more than 20 days a month with migraines and the neurologist is reluctant to try pain meds even tho I'm struggling to even sleep a full night without waking up vomiting...

Does Tramadol work for migraine headaches?

Posted 3 Oct 2013 3 answers

How bad is a spinal tap or lumbar puncture?

Posted 15 Nov 2012 14 answers

Especially interested in anyone who wasn't sedated. I've been awake for my endoscopy and colonoscopy with sedation which everyone else doesn't remember. I'm scheduled for one and am told that I will be given some mild sedation. But I'm a bit nervous, especially since ...

Topamax for migraine, has changed my mood, personality should I stop, this is worse than migraine?

Posted 19 Aug 2012 19 answers

This is a dirty drug. I am very depressed. I am mean, emotional, tired angry, I forget things easily. I am losing everyone important in my life. My headaches are gone. But I think this is worse. What do I do? Should I just stop taking topamax? Help!

Depo-Provera - After only taking one depo provera shot when should I start my period?

Posted 24 Nov 2013 9 answers

I'm 19 years old and I tried the depo shot and I hated it. I have only had one shot and gained 20 pounds!!! I'm moody and have such bad migraines after taking the shot. It made me sick and misreable. I was supposed to go back to take my shot in October but I didnt and still no period and ...

I am starting gabapentin tonight, how serious is the weight gain and "word finding" issues?

Posted 24 May 2011 14 answers

Can anyone tell me how serious the "weight gain" problem is with this medications and the "word finding" issues?

Should you eat healthy in order to lose weight on topamax?

Posted 15 Oct 2014 10 answers

Hi, Im new to topamax and started it today I am aware that a common symptom is weight loss. From what I understand the weight loss is caused by lack of appitite so that makes sense of course you would lose weight if you are eating heaps less but a lot of other reviews say that they haven't ...

Does anyone have chronic daily headaches?

Posted 10 Jan 2010 42 answers

I suffer from daily chronic head pain. Maybe transformed migraine but most likely chronic tension headache. Has anyone had this and has been helped by anything.

Can too much Vitamin D3 trigger migraines?

Posted 26 May 2013 16 answers

6 months ago, my oncologist told me to take 5000u of Vit. D3 daily because my Zometa infusion was depleting my D. I've noticed that since then, the frequency of my full-blown migraines has increased. I have not changed any other meds with the exception of adding Mobic a few weeks ago. I was ...

Antidepressant and migraine medication?

Posted 24 Jan 2010 40 answers

I take an antidepressant daily (celexa). I also suffer from migraine headaches. (at least one per week.) I know they are migraines because of the visual disturbances. I used to take imitrex. However it has a drug interaction with ssri meds. Is there a different migraine med I can try?

Migraine - Why should one avoid alcohol while taking Topamax?

Posted 23 Mar 2011 5 answers

I rarely drink, but when I do I seem fine and then BAM!!! And I will wake rarely remembering the last half hour of the previous evening... I want to be able to enjoy an occasional adult beverage, but is it even possible with this medication?

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