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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 ...

Avonex - Is anyone doing this alone?

Posted 14 days ago by texicali23 0 answers

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 15 days ago by Fantfanz 0 answers

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 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?

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 ...

Magnesium supplements to prevent muscle spasms post op?

Posted 10 Dec 2017 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 2 answers

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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