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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 ...

Magnesium supplements to prevent muscle spasms post op?

Posted 4 days ago by Vfrogger 0 answers

I am currently recovering from two major spinal surgeries to straighten my scoliosis curvatures which came on rapidly after having a Medtronic neuro stimulator implant. The implant was removed less than a year after it was placed. Developed life threatening scoliosis, levoscoliosis , kyphosis and ...

Restlesss Leg Syndrome for 7 Years?

Posted 4 Nov 2017 by jtrumble2 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with Restless Leg, for seven years now. I got it after I had an allergic reaction to a medicine but I also developed anxiety and depression from it. One neurologist thinks my anxiety and panic attacks caused it when others thing the reaction to the medicine. I have tried many ...

Migraine - I feel like my neurologist isn't listening to me, can somebody help me?

Posted 3 Nov 2017 by KayLaLaLa 1 answer

... so my migraines started 4 years ago as a result from a sports injury. Since then, I've been in almost constant pain. I am now on three different preventative medications that don't seem to be doing anything. I just stopped doing the Botox injections, because I had been receiving the ...

Can a calcium blocker create a calcium deficiency?

Posted 28 Oct 2017 by Rebel 3 1 answer

This is in regards to the anti epileptic medication Aptiom. My neurologist explained to me that it was a calcium blocker. My question is that since it is a calcium blocker, could this prevent my body from absorbing calcium properly into my bones? Causing over time osteoporosis and tooth weakening ...

How long does it take to feel the effects of 100mg Neurontin?

Posted 23 Oct 2017 by abcd808 0 answers

My neurologist prescribed 100mg of Neurontin daily. How long does it take to feel the effects of it? I've been having a buzzing/vibrating sensation in my body. While my neurologist said to slowly increase the dosage to 100mg 3x a day, I am afraid of the side effects.

Why can't I get appropriate help for my 24/7 vertigo? My GP sent me to a neurologist.

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by boe123 1 answer

The neurologist said it is not his field $50 for a copay to hear not my field so frustrated I can't get any help can't work can't drive going crazy can anybody help me? Went to the hospital end of July they said I had a bladder infection I got vertigo and I lost Hearing in my right ...

Diabetic Nerve Damage - Leg pain not relieved by Lyrica, where do I go neXT?

Posted 24 Sep 2017 by Foranch 1 answer

LOn term leg pain. Sought medical advice when became too painful. Physio, osteopath and neurologists can't find anything. On lyrica but not really helping much. Help please.

Anxiety - Do I need to get another P Doc? P Doc visit did not go well. NAMI Support Group this....

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by djchurn 1 answer

... afternoon said get rid of him. Would not answer my questions about medicines just said I need to see a neurologist as my anxiety could not be fixed with medicines. He also suggested that I might need to be hospitalized immediately. Got a lot of good advice here, hoping for more. Thanking ...

My husband has had a severe headaches for two months and I've took him to the doctor they put him...

Posted 20 Sep 2017 by babiegirl1 2 answers

... on a lot of medication but it's not helping I took him to see a neurologist he said that he's having cluster headaches and his MRI shows white spots on the left font lobe of the brain but even with the new medication this doctor has put him on these headaches are not stopping! If ...

Ripping feeling on the side of head?

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by medical_man776 0 answers

This has happened to me a few times now, I will do something like turn my head and I feel a ripping pain in the side of my head. There is a period of immense pain for say 5-10 seconds across one side / the middle of my head followed by normality. I am not sick or anything with it and to my ...

Methylprednisolone - Has anyone ever been prescribed this for severe headaches?

Posted 6 Sep 2017 by Punchard 1 answer

Have had recurrent headaches for months..this weekend it was excruciating. Had an appointment with an ENT and he saw no problems. Told me to call my neurologist who prescribed this drug. Trouble sleeping and very jumpy. On my second day and no relief yet. CAT scan showed a healthy brain. Headaches ...

I have a 73 yr old client who was put on exelon patch 4.6 q 24 approximately 3 weeks ago?

Posted 7 Sep 2017 by Angiecci33 1 answer

He has Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, his neurologist said it would help with his agitation, but his agitation has actually increased. But the neurologist said to give it 4 weeks to see full effect. Should I call now or wait? Should I be worried?

My neurologist has prescribed Amantadine for my severe RLS... we've tried other things to no avail?

Posted 14 Jul 2017 by Drucilla65 1 answer

I have a very severe form of RLS and have used ReQuip, rotigotine patches (NeuPro), Horizant, gabapentin, etc. We're now trying amantadine... I can't say that it's working, but would love some suggestions or feedback from other sufferers. I'm going to try CBD oil very soon on ...

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