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

Posted 7 May 2014 by donnag55 2 answers

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 ...

Weird headache/sensation: possible sertraline side effect?

Posted 14 Jan 2015 by VikeKing 2 answers

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 ...

Does anyone have chronic migraine? Have they tried Botox? Or anything to help?

Posted 9 days ago by SSmith91 1 answer

I would like some advice on Botox for chronic migraine my neurologist said she wants to use Botox for me as I get a migraine every minute of everyday for at least 4 years I haven’t had a break from it and I just want to be bed all the time and sleep because that’s the only time I get a ...

Topiramate (Topamax) side effects?

Posted 14 days ago by Aimee-Ray242 1 answer

I was prescribed Topamax by my neurologist to help with chronic migraines. I was on 25mg twice a day. I started taking them, but after a few days I was getting really bad side effects (sickness, insomnia, low mood, suicidal thoughts) and was advised by my doctor to stop taking the pills. I already ...

Has anyone taken trazodone to treat migraines?

Posted 21 Apr 2018 by Cally01 2 answers

I don't have depression or anxiety but i do have insomnia. Neurology think this could help me sleep and hopefully reduce daily migraines. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you

One day I randomly felt a pop by my left temple, and now have had a constant headache for years?

Posted 4 May 2018 by frankearnest 0 answers

White Male, early 20s, no drug abuse, sexual activity, or anything like that. The doctor says I have a cyst by my left temple/left eye, but it's 'non-causal.' I've done imaging and dye imaging, and many tests, but they don't actually see anything besides extra spinal fluid ...

Is Endep a good medicine for vestibular migraines/vertigo?

Posted 9 Apr 2018 by Southport Girl 1 answer

I have just been diagnosed with vestibular migraines and my neurologist says that Endep will help. I am scared to take it as the side effects are scary! I get a wonky (off balance) feeling a lot of the time and many headaches that stem from the base of my skull and make my neck tight and sore. I ...

Gabapentin - How quickly should I see results?

Posted 29 Mar 2018 by BellaLucy243 2 answers

Hello, I have daily headaches since I was 13, I am 28 now. I don't remember the last day without one. I have tyres so many meds from my neuro, and just was prescribed Gabapentin. Started 2 days ago, just 1 300mg at night, going up to 2 a day. Then 3.. how quickly should I see results? What are ...

Myoclonic like jerking only when tired not when falling asleep but when awake?

Posted 1 Apr 2018 by Lisauze 0 answers

I am a 35 year old female and for the last few months I have been having myoclonic like jerks. The only problem is I don’t have them only when I’m falling asleep. I have jerks in my hands, neck, body etc. any time I’m tired. My hands will trimble and jerk almost to the point I ...

Can Lyrica be ordered with refills?

Posted 10 Jan 2018 by galfriday102 4 answers

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?

Avonex - Is anyone doing this alone?

Posted 4 Mar 2018 by texicali23 1 answer

I am 29 years old. I just got diagnosed with MS two months ago and I have gotten all of the MRIs and Lumbar puncture. I have my next appointment with my Neuro coming up and he gave me the option to choose my medication. I think I have decided on Avonex, but I am nervous because I have no family ...

Should I see a throat specialist?

Posted 2 Mar 2018 by Fantfanz 1 answer

I have MG my neurologist referred me to an ear nose and throat specialist. Does anyone know why. Should I have my thyroid gland removed. Should I see a thoracic specialist

Can lyrica cause leg trembling poor balance and leg muscle weakness that prevents one from walking?

Posted 6 Jan 2018 by Rocky300 1 answer

this person already has muscle weakness uses a walker and a wheel chair had neck neuro-surgery to prevent getting paralyzed was able to walk climb stairs after a month of surgery person also cancer free for 10 years has rheumatoid arthritis and on 7.5 mg of prednisone some cognitive issues in ...

Husband had mild stroke in 2010; His neurologist prescribed Namenda XR in 2012/2013?

Posted 8 Jan 2018 by reed1120 0 answers

After we complained of his mood swings and cognitive processing, the doctor said a new drug, Namenda XR would be worth a try. He has been satisfied until his insurance cancelled his life insurance because of his prescription ... they are saying he has Early Onset Dementia/ Alzheimer's disease ...

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