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What is the reason for not taking Prednisone if you have a fungal infection anywhere in your body?

I have just been prescribed prednisone by my neurologist. 50 mg for 2 weeks, 40 mg for 2 weeks, 30 mg for 2 weeks and then "we will see." This is for Myasthenia Gravis -- my symptoms are not severe and I have not had any breathing problems. Before taking prednisone, I checked it on... read more

How often should you have an MRI done if you have bulging discs?

My neurologist wants to do another MRI on my back. He was surprised to learn that my pain management doctor has not ordered a more recent MRI. I have had bulging discs for 3 years. I had a CT scan 3 years ago for diagnosis. I had a MRI done a year and a half ago and it still showed bulging discs. I... read more

Weird headache/sensation: possible sertraline side effect?

I started taking 50mg sertraline almost a week ago for anxiety induced headaches and OCD. I started to get chronic headaches around mid October and after being referred to a neurologist, he diagnosed me with anxiety and prescribed me xanax to help deal with the headaches. He also scheduled an MRI... read more

Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? Or would another be better?

Is it normal to take 3,000mg of gabapentin? I take 1,000mg 3 times a day for occipital neuralgia, migraines, and cervical dystonia; as prescribed by my Neurologist. It helps to a degree but it's not miraculous at alleviating the pain. I also take a cocktail of other medications for other... read more

Can Lyrica be ordered with refills?

My husband's Pain Mgmt NP told us that she can not order Lyrica with refills. But we have had Neurologists order it with refills. Which is correct? And if the Neurologists are illegally ordering it why are the pharmacies filling the script?

Weight gain /lamotrigine does it cause a lot of weight gain and edema?

my neurologist has prescribed Lamotrigine staring at 25mgs for my daily migraines. Does it cause weight gain. I was taking memantine 15mgs for 3 months and gained 25 lbs back pain and edema of my feet and ankles . I cannot lose the weight. I have had bad reactions to all the medications that I have... read more

Migraine Prevention - Has anyone taken Botox for migraines? How has your experience been with it?

My neurologist claims in his experience, he's seen the greatest number of results compared to daily pills, but I'm sure he's getting kickbacks, too.

Neurologist took me off 5 mg Abilify I have been taking for over 10 yrs as an add on to cymbalta?

Please help. Abilify stopped to try to stop restless leg syndrome. Going through terrible withdrawal from abilify... anxiety, depression, racing thoughts etc. Now neurologist started titrating me up on a new med for me, lamictal. Yesterday I started 100 mg/day. Another new med for me was started... read more

Trigeminal Neuralgia - sensation of teeth or tongue vibrating?

Hi all... with your TN-does anyone have the sensation of your teeth vibrating... or your tongue vibrating when touched to the roof of your mouth? I do and my Neurologist always looks at me like, "well... isn't that interesting' and says that they don't have any other patients... read more

How long does Propranolol take to completely leave your nervous system?

I've been prescribed 10-30mg of Propranolol per day by my GP to try and deal with possible migraine-related vertigo / vestibular migraine. I took my first pill last night and already the insomnia whacked me hard (on only 10mg). Actually we don't know that migraine IS what I have at all.... read more

What is Zoltrate 10?

White long pill with a line down the middle on one side. Is this some generic pill for something? I can't seem to find anything online for this drug or drug manufacturer Neuro Vision..

Can amitriptyline help with dizziness,nausea and chronic migraines?

I have been dealing with dizziness, nausea and chronic migraines for a long time,I was finally diagnosed last year 2019 by a neurologist that I have daily chronic migraines.so I have tried multiple medications with no luck on helping my symptoms,today I was prescribed amitriptyline to see if this... read more

Pristiq for anxiety and vestibular migraine?

I suffer from Vestibular migraines and anxiety. I am on 25 mg of Pristiq. Both my neurologist and psychiatrist have said to start low and cut the pill. It definitely says you are not to crush or cut the pill. My question is that I have been on it for two weeks and I am experiencing blurry vision,... read more

Drug interactions with other drugs?

What doctor do you notify when a drug interferes with another? Do you notify your primary or the doctor whose medication is involved? Say a neurologist prescribes a drug and that drug reacts to a drug a cardiologist prescribed. Who do you tell???

Migraines - Advice about a medication?

I'm really feeling nauseated & dizzy. Could that be a side effect of Fioricet. It usually helps with my migraine pressure. I'm trying to get an appt with a Neurologist to find out exactly what's going on with my headaches. I'm hoping I can find relief because I have really... read more

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