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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 ...

What is Zoltrate 10?

Posted 19 Apr 2016 by Campbesd 1 answer

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 donepezil be managed by a GP or is it recommended for a neurologist to supervise its use?

Posted 7 days ago by VVW 0 answers

My mother was given this med with very little explanation and was alone. She is now not herself. Doc said no contraindications. We don't know if there is an adjustment period or to take her off of it.

Is it safe to take 150 mg amitriptyline and 60 mg Cymbalta?

Posted 4 Feb 2017 by Older60 1 answer

My psychiatrist has me take 150mg of amitriptyline and now my neurologist wants me to take 60 mg Cymbalta for nerve pain. i had been told before that it isn't safe. Please help, I don't want the neurologist to think I don't trust him. He has helped me so much already with my ...

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

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by Luna moth 2 answers

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 ...

Neurosarcoidosis - Im scared who can offer help?

Posted 24 Jan 2017 by Magghe 0 answers

... I recently went blind in one eye suddenly and after extensive testing everything was negative or normal so they finally had me go to neurologist who saw spots on my mri and him and eye specialist suspected Sarcoidosis so off I went. Sarcoidosis dr wants to do biopsy and also thinks neuro ...

Norethindrone - Has taken this pill helped with migraine?

Posted 31 Dec 2016 by zemiak 1 answer

Hello- I have suffered from migraines for over 20 years. A few weeks ago I stopped taking the combined estrogen pill as it made migraines worse. Neurologist and ob/gyn thought progesterone- only might be the way to go. However, after 3 weeks and like clockwork- I started my period- and had ...

Elavil - help w first day reaction?

Posted 21 Dec 2016 by injera 1 answer

I've dealt w headaches and dizziness for several years w no root cause identified. My neurologist put me on 25mg of elavil which I took last night for the first time. Today I feel completely drained and my brain is kind of foggy. Not much appetite and while I went to work I def felt off all ...

Neurology - Chronic microvascular ischemia?

Posted 15 Dec 2016 by KateAF 1 answer

Impression from my CAT scan of brain: Lateral end third ventriculomegaly appear out of proportion to the sulcal size, suggesting the presence of hydrocephalus superimposed upon mild diffuse parenchymal volume loss. Alternatively, this may be related to central white matter loss. Further evaluation ...

Did Botox help with migraines?

Posted 3 Dec 2016 by Survivor22 1 answer

I suffer severe migraines from a TBI. My neurologist has tried me on so many medicines , Topamax, Depakote , verapamil, etc. Nothing has worked. So my last appointment with him he said all we can do now is Botox injection. I would like all the feedback I can to give me an idea of what to expect and ...

Does anyone have experience regarding the efficacy of gabapentin versus pregabalin for SCI?

Posted 27 Oct 2016 by Donmcybertect 1 answer

I'm a 68-year-old tetraplegic; the result of an accident three years ago (C2-C6, incomplete). Recently my neurologist has switched me from Lyrica (pregabalin) to Neurontin (gabapentin) for pain and so far (three weeks) the pain just keeps getting worse. I was taking 150 mg per day of the ...

Back Pain - Is anyone living with a collapsed disk?

Posted 26 Oct 2016 by Kgisabell 1 answer

I'm from a collapsed disc, degenerative disc disease and spinal stenosis. I'm seeing my neurologist who has just referred me to an orthopedic surgeon but I've had two back surgeries years ago that was performed by a neurosurgeon and I'm just a little concerned seeing an ...

Gabapentin for pain- does it work???

Posted 14 Sep 2016 by biagina 1 answer

I have chronic back pain and have been prescribed gabapentin 600mg 3x a day. Side effects some ankle leg swelling and sweating. Two neuros have suggested surgery at different places in my back L 1 and 2 for a fractured disk and L 3 and 4 for bulging disks. Oneof these neuros says he wants to try ...

What are the side effects of Topamax?

Posted 23 Sep 2016 by Morganlover 1 answer

I may be going on it(I think I will but I don't know since I haven't heard anything from my neurologist since before I got my MRI scan) and I want to know what may happen. I'm a high school student as well as taking college classes. I'm 5'1 and weigh maybe 100 pounds now. I ...

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