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Posted 1 Jun 2014 by • 7 answers
As a migraine sufferer for far too many years, I found that the only relief came with Zomig. However, my GP is now refusing to presribe this and has suggested taking topiramate everyday as a preventative. I have just gone through 3 days of absolute HELL. A sledgehammer would have been the answer if ...
Posted 13 Jan 2018 by • 1 answer
I have been getting migraines a lot recently and numerous doctors have suggested for me to start taking Inderal - 1 x 10mg tablet every night. I am getting married in 2 months and don’t want to get a migraine on the day nor do I want to gain weight... how quickly are people gaining weight?
Posted 17 Jan 2017 by • 4 answers
Would it be ok to take Lyrica for Fybromylgia and Topamax for migraine prevention at the same time?
Posted 13 Oct 2015 by • 1 answer
I've been suffering from migraines for years and it has been something that I've just dealt with. On average, I would say that I would get at least 2-3 migraines a week. Recently, I've started seeing a new doctor and I voiced this issue with him and he has prescribed me Topamax, he ...
Posted 16 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
I just started taking Topamax 50mg 2x a day on Friday night 2/10/17. It is for the prevention of migraines. These side effects are kicking my booty! It started with extreme tiredness, like knocked out down-for-the-count tired. I am not hungry at all. Which is weird for me, cause I eat ALL DAY LONG ...
Posted 25 Sep 2014 by • 2 answers
My first day, I took it at night. My second day, I took it in the morning and felt extremely anxious and out of sorts all day. I do also have anxiety and depression, that are medicated. My migraine is chronic, and I am desperate for relief. Any advice?
Posted 16 Mar 2015 by • 2 answers
I started on 25mg at night for migraine prevention & tolerated that well for the first week. However, when I began 25mg in the morning as well (50mg daily total) I became spaced out, forgetting words, vacant, disorientated, headache. I work as a Health Professional so need my head fully ...
Posted 6 Jan 2015 by • 2 answers
Has anyone ever been prescribed duloxetine (cymbalta) an SNRI for migraine prevention, and if so has it been successful? I have read it may be useful for migraines but not much info out there and i am desperate as nothing is working for me. Due back to see the neurologist next month so wondered if ...
Posted 24 Apr 2015 by • 2 answers
Posted 26 Sep 2015 by • 1 answer
Pro time bouncing from 2.2 to 3.3 this month and have consumed more "green veggies" (spinach and kale).No other changes. How do I judge food amounts? Any other variables to consider? Have been on Rx for 21 months.
Posted 20 Aug 2017 by • 2 answers
... started. This month pharmacist said it was backordered and she couldn't get it She sold me generic ?lamotrigene but it's not extended release. Is this the same? Is it safe?
Posted 23 Oct 2014 by • 1 answer
Among many of my issues I have IC and anytime I have sex... BOOM, a IC flare and it's a confirmed flare, no bacteria in urine but plenty of blood. I have soma for spasms and pain meds for pain but they are worthless. I am down and helpless. What can I do before I have sex to prevent a flare?
Posted 4 Feb 2015 by • 1 answer
Taking rivaroxaban for heart attack and stroke prevention in connection with intermittent atrial fibrillation. Want to know if chewing an aspirin would be appropriate first aid in the event of heart attack or stroke symptoms. Thank you very much.
Posted 16 Feb 2015 by • 2 answers
I've been on verapamil for migraine prevention and high blood pressure for about a week. My blood pressure hasn't improved much, but I have been free of migraines and headaches. The biggest problem is that my bowels have just stopped working. No amount of stool softeners or laxatives seem ...
Posted 23 Mar 2015 by • 2 answers
I am on amitriptyline 25 mg and topiramate 50 mg nightly for migraine prevention. According to my neurologist there's no chance that 50 mg could be helping me at all, but I'm also on amitriptyline. She believes I MUST be on 100 mg for it to be preventing anything. Is it possible that a ...