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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 3 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... read more

Weird headache/sensation: possible sertraline side effect?

Posted 14 Jan 2015 3 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... read more

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

Posted 4 Jan 2017 5 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... read more

Trigeminal Neuralgia - sensation of teeth or tongue vibrating?

Posted 19 Nov 2013 1 answer

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

Propranolol for anxiety and migraine? Should I try it?

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

I'm currently on 20mg of Lexapro and .0.5mg of alprazolam (as needed) for my panic disorder. I was prescribed 80mg once a day of propranolol by my neurology NP for migraines and my NP who prescribes my meds for panic agreed this would be a good add on since I still suffer quite frequently from... read more

Does amitriptyline prevent migraine /cluster headaches?

Posted 3 Jul 2014 5 answers

My brain scan has come back normal and neurology has said that they cant find a cause other than their linked to my fibro and they have put me on 75mg of amitriptyline and 40mg of citalopram but im concerned that im going to end up stoned out my head due to the other meds im on to neurologist... read more

Can Lyrica be ordered with refills?

Posted 10 Jan 2018 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?

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

Posted 30 Oct 2013 6 answers

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

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

Posted 25 Jun 2015 1 answer

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

Gabapentin vs Lyrica?

Posted 8 Jul 2014 6 answers

My Mom has alzheimer's and has had damage from TIA's. Her left leg really bothers her & her Neurologist prescribed Gabapentin and Mom has still been complaining of Left Leg pain, so Dr prescribed Lyrica. I looked at some old posts about this - seems like tons of side effects for... read more

What is Zoltrate 10?

Posted 19 Apr 2016 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..

Verapamil - seeking help with cluster headaches!?

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

Have experienced cluster headaches for 15 years now. Finally went in to neurology for exam. Diagnosed as cluster headaches. I started on a small dose of prednisone for 5 days, a week later began 100mg verapamil 3x/day. Those doses began 14 days ago. I have not noticed any significant reduction in... read more

Advice on Lithium Overdose?

Posted 8 Dec 2014 1 answer

37 days ago my Mother had an acute lithium overdose. She quickly developed uncontrollable neuro-motor movement and extreme confusion. Within a few hours she was placed on a ventilator. I have been told two different stories. 1. To calm the motor movement she required so much sedation she needed the... read more

Neuropathic Pain - Has anyone tried gaba for neuropathy ?

Posted 20 Mar 2015 5 answers

My neurologist reccommended it as I am leery of Lyrica.

I've had headaches all my life since I was a child, but my migraines didn't start hitting me until?

Posted 29 Oct 2015 6 answers

I was 16 unfortunately I just dealt with them as best I could with excedrin, i'm 27 now and they seem to have gotten 100 times worse, I just recently went to the neurologist and she prescribed 100mg of topomax a day as a preventative although I don't feel it's working.I've also... read more

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