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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 ...

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

Posted 9 days ago 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 ...

Are the symptoms constant or can they flare?

Posted 6 days ago by HadesP 0 answers

Early this spring my neurologist said I had Small Fiber Neuropathy. I have Celiac Disease. She thought it was caused by the Celiac Disease. This summer, I found out I have Predominant Humoral Immune Deficiency (I have Selective IgA Deficiency and IgG2 and IgG3 subclass deficiencies). My ...

Worse side effects taking lamotrogine and topiramate?

Posted 1 Jul 2017 by SSimms 1 answer

Hi I have epilepsy and have been suffering with a constant hangover type headache For months, My neurologist has put me on topiramate, starting at 25mg and bumping it up weekly until I hit 175mg then weaning me off the lamotrogine. If I get the side effect of weight loss I would be so happy! Since ...

Switching from Trileptal to Aptiom?

Posted 3 Jun 2017 by ywolf 1 answer

Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) has become unbearable for me with the adverse effects I've been experiencing, so my neurologist recommended Aptiom. I read that it's possible to make an overnight switch between these two drugs. Has anyone here tried this? I am very interested (desperate ...

How quickly does pyridostigine normally take to show improvement?

Posted 23 May 2017 by JOHNLG41 0 answers

I have progressively lost my voice over the last 18 months, and have no diagnosis despite all the usual tests. Blood tests and EMG did not indicate MG. Nevertheless, my neurologist has suggested I try pyridostigmine. After 8 days there is no sign of improvement. Should I carry on with it, or is it ...

I have been on Mirapex for 18 years. About6 months ago I noticed that the .5 x 3 per day wasn't gi?

Posted 18 May 2017 by Nana1951 0 answers

giving me any relief. I went to a new neurologist and he increased my dosage from 1.5 mg per day to as much as 6 mg per day. In the meantime I have had serious back issues with decreased strength in my legs. I had successful surgery and pt, but my legs feel like they are getting weaker and weaker. ...

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..

Eslicarbazepine - What is a recommended blood level for Apticom as a seizure med?

Posted 2 May 2017 by cjswood16 1 answer

I've been taking it a little over a month. Initially I had break through seizures that were shorter and less post-ictal conditions, but my gp can't locate a recommended blood level. My neurologist who prescribed the medication is in another town and I'm not scheduled to see him again ...

Small Fiber Neuropathy - Hello, I thought I fad SFN, however my EMG, blood tests and skin biopsy?

Posted 2 Apr 2017 by jlor7755 3 answers

... were normal, I have the symptoms of burning feet, tingling etc. now my neurologist is sending me to a psychiatrist, he says could be from my high anxiety leve. Could that be the cause?

Baclofen titration to get off of it?

Posted 7 Apr 2017 by Dazzlindi75 0 answers

Hi I have seen several neurologists and recently neurosurgeons who r telling me to get off baclofen despite them not knowing how to take me off. What would be a safe titration schedule so I do not suffer withdrawal or serious rebound spams? I just had surgery ans the surgeon insists i get off of ...

Is it OK to take 30 mg of prednisone for 5 days with Gilenya?

Posted 13 Apr 2017 by Little Bit Lady 0 answers

I am taking prednisone 30 mg a day for 5 days along with the .5 mg of Gilenya. My family doctor said to because of the cold/cough I've had all week. I couldn't get my neurologist to see if ok.

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

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by Luna moth 4 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 ...

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