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

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... read more

How often should you have an MRI done if you have bulging discs?

My neurologist wants to do another MRI on my back. He was surprised to learn that my pain management doctor has not ordered a more recent MRI. I have had bulging discs for 3 years. I had a CT scan 3 years ago for diagnosis. I had a MRI done a year and a half ago and it still showed bulging discs. I... read more

Weird headache/sensation: possible sertraline side effect?

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... read more

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

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... read more

Can Lyrica be ordered with refills?

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?

Weight gain /lamotrigine does it cause a lot of weight gain and edema?

my neurologist has prescribed Lamotrigine staring at 25mgs for my daily migraines. Does it cause weight gain. I was taking memantine 15mgs for 3 months and gained 25 lbs back pain and edema of my feet and ankles . I cannot lose the weight. I have had bad reactions to all the medications that I have... read more

Neurologist took me off 5 mg Abilify I have been taking for over 10 yrs as an add on to cymbalta?

Please help. Abilify stopped to try to stop restless leg syndrome. Going through terrible withdrawal from abilify... anxiety, depression, racing thoughts etc. Now neurologist started titrating me up on a new med for me, lamictal. Yesterday I started 100 mg/day. Another new med for me was started... read more

Trigeminal Neuralgia - sensation of teeth or tongue vibrating?

Hi all... with your TN-does anyone have the sensation of your teeth vibrating... or your tongue vibrating when touched to the roof of your mouth? I do and my Neurologist always looks at me like, "well... isn't that interesting' and says that they don't have any other patients... read more

How long does Propranolol take to completely leave your nervous system?

I've been prescribed 10-30mg of Propranolol per day by my GP to try and deal with possible migraine-related vertigo / vestibular migraine. I took my first pill last night and already the insomnia whacked me hard (on only 10mg). Actually we don't know that migraine IS what I have at all.... read more

What is Zoltrate 10?

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 amitriptyline help with dizziness,nausea and chronic migraines?

I have been dealing with dizziness, nausea and chronic migraines for a long time,I was finally diagnosed last year 2019 by a neurologist that I have daily chronic migraines.so I have tried multiple medications with no luck on helping my symptoms,today I was prescribed amitriptyline to see if this... read more

Should I try Botox or not?

I have had migraines since 2004 not realizing what they were. In 2009 the migraines started getting so bad they started affecting my day to day life. Many trips to the doctors, and neurologists changing prescriptions often due to lack of effectiveness (now I am on flovatriptan). I took candesartan... read more

Copaxone - What is best time of day to take shot?

Will be starting on Copaxone soon. May have to start with the daily shots at first unless my neurologist appeals denial from insurance co. for the 3xs wk & they approve it. Either way, what is best time of day/night to give yourself shot? Thinking possibly before bed time but wonder if sites... read more

Will Keppra deactivate or cause Plan B to not work?

My neurologist told me I couldn’t take the birth control pill. Also what birth control can I take?

Ivermectin with alprazolam?

I took 1 12 mg ivermectin while I was taking 0.5 mg alprazolam 3 weeks ago. I can hardly sleep now. Did I cause brain damage? My doctor gave it to me for mold and lyme. I went to a neuro and he did not say much what do you think? How can I know? How do I repair any damege?

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