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I'm currently taking both tizanidine and gabapentin before bed and am suffering horrible side?

Posted 1 Mar 2014 by leigh1996 7 answers

... effects continuing through the next day: feel like i am floating, mentally slow, slurring speech and off balance. has anyone else experienced this??

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

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by Luna moth 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 ...

Can I stop amitriptyline after 18 days at 25mg?

Posted 14 days ago by Dragonfly2 2 answers

I’m on day 53 of a headache. It’s centralized behind my left ear. I also have gums, teeth, cheek and forehead of my left side. The day before this happened I was at the dentist and my jaw popped, so hard It felt like I had the wind kicked out of me. After many visits to many docs... Doc ...

Change out gabapentin for what?

Posted 9 Nov 2017 by Tee6759 2 answers

It's been many a month since I wrote on here, but I really need some ideas, my friends. Please, can you help me? My insurance is taking my gabapentin from 5.00 a month, to 50.00/month starting January 2018. This gives me less than 2 months to wean off a drug I've been taking for 8 years ...

Will gabapentin side effects go away? I am on my second day after taking 300mg and feeling in a fog?

Posted 22 Oct 2018 by Ols76 1 answer

Will gabapentin side effects go away? I am on my second day after taking 300mg and feeling in a fog and really out of reality. Also feeling high and muscle pain. Anyone experienced similar issues?

I am on 600mg of Lyrica for past 10 months for occipital neuralgia. Since last June I have been...

Posted 18 days ago by liam23 1 answer

... experiencing frequent nausea (not getting sick). I am feeling absolutely terrible, sometimes sweating then cold. I would really appreciate anyone's thoughts on this. My doctor is bringing me down 100mg per week for the next while to get me off it but I am only on week one (500mg). Is this ...

Occipital Neuralgia - Has anyone had decompression sx, or excision of occipital nerves?

Posted 9 Sep 2014 by Bart1395 1 answer

In Apr 2013 went for decompression sx, surgeon said due to damage of nerves he removed them all. The pain before surgery was tolerable. The pain now is excruciating at times. On fentanyl 100, vicoden as needed, Gabapentin, lyrica, and a depression med. Have very few good days. Need life back.

Increased Gabapentin dosage causing sleepiness???

Posted 28 Sep 2015 by kismetangel 3 answers

My neurologist, (I'm 32 and have tension headaches and occipital neuralgia) increased my Gabapentin from 300 mg 3 times a day (total of 900 mg a day), to 600 mg in morning, 300 mg at noon, and 600 mg at night. Is anyone on this dose? I started this weekend and I've been finding myself ...

Duloxetine - Cymbalta for anxiety & chronic pain (migraine & occipital neuralgia)?

Posted 2 May 2017 by LiveLaughLove82 1 answer

I took it for 3 days & felt spaced out & stopped. I live in pain every day. Should I give it another try? I need to remain awake for my children and my job. Help please. Chronic Pain for many many years and tried, acupuncture, physical therapy, reading, pain injections. I exercise ...

Paroxetine - I have the symptoms of Occipital Neuralgia and my neurologist had originally prescribed

Posted 28 Feb 2015 by sfroggatt 2 answers

... Trazadone which I had several side affects from. He then changed it to Paroxethine and I find that this drug has the same side affects that I had from the Trazadone. I am now scared to take this drug. Should I wait and consult with my physician again? Neither of these drugs are recommended for ...

Does anyone have issues getting Medicare or Medicare Advantage coverage for their meds?

Posted 21 Nov 2016 by BooBoo76 2 answers

I have suffered for more than 10 yrs from chronic pain due to occipital neuralgia, severe muscle pain, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, I have osteopenia in lower back, also have herniated and bulging disks in lower back and upper cervical spine. Have degenerative disk disease for more than 30 yrs. ...

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