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Interaction - metoprolol and amitriptyline?

Posted 9 May 2017 by Evjo6489 2 answers

I get migraines, and tension headaches daily. I am switching from a beta blocker to an antidepressant. My doctor neglected to inform me about whether or not the drugs interact to guess its probably fine but I want to make sure. Currently, I take 50mg metoprolol which I will starting weaning off ...

I was just prescribed Baclofen for my tension headaches to keep from taking so many Fioricet?

Posted 7 Mar 2016 by Trisha45 1 answer

I have had tension headaches for over 20 years. I've been taking Fioricet to control my daily headaches for about 10 years and it's been a life saver for me. The doctor acted very angry last visit and prescribed Fioricet and Baclofen 10mg twice a day. I am also very nervous about taking ...

Can propranolol cause nightmares when you skip a day taking it?

Posted 14 days ago by Grullo 0 answers

My doctor prescribed me this medication a few weeks ago, 60mg every night before bed. I have ptsd and I have severe physical anxiety symptoms even when my mind is at ease, I had chronic muscle tension that was becoming very painful and very bad tachycardia so that's why she put me on this ...

Headache, nausea, loss of appetite, & feeling uncomfortable for about a week now?

Posted 15 Jul 2017 by Murphkini 1 answer

Last week my symptoms started with what felt like a tension headache, then a fever (which has now subsided), then proceeded to loss of appetite, nausea (vomited a couple times a couple days ago but not since). Headache does not seem as bad but is definitely still noticeable and uncomfortable. The ...

Has anyone used nortriptyline for chronic tension headaches?

Posted 12 Sep 2016 by Jf86 1 answer

I have had a chronic tension headache for just over 3 months now (everyday all day) I was finally prescribed 25 mg of nortriptyline by my neurologist. I have always had a minor case of anxiety but as the months gone by its slowly gotten worse. I'm going on my 10th pill tonight and I feel like ...

Clonazepam/Klonopin withdrawal?

Posted 12 Apr 2017 by Hockeypucks 1 answer

I am working on tapering off Klonopin. I am having a hell of a time. The mental part obviously sucks. But like I have so much tension and weakness I can't walk far or stand up long at all! Is this common? I find that a medicine can do this almost too hard to believe. The pain moves around ...

Magnesium glycinate : does it really help fatigue and boost energy or does it reduce anxiety?

Posted 16 Jun 2017 by aldrichf709 2 answers

I suffer from constant fatigue and somatic symptoms which my GP assigns to anxiety even though I have no cognitive anxiety. I get symptoms like lightheadness and muscle tension along with severe fatigue. My symptoms improve by about 80% if I take 150mg of magnesium glycinate before bed , I just ...

Allegra-D 24 Hour - When I stop taking Allegra D I get severe Migraines and shoulder tension.?

Posted 27 Feb 2018 by lindakrausse 2 answers

... Nothing stops it but continuing the medication. When I took this before I had to get Botox injections for Rebound Headaches. Please help me, I'm in tremendous pain

Can't take head tension anymore?

Posted 5 Sep 2016 by sufferer2 2 answers

I have been dealing with constatnt tension headaches for many months . Is there any medication for a fast relief ? The muscles are so contracted in my head and I've tried magnesium but it works so slowly and needs a very long time to show results it's so painful . I want to know if ...

Citalopram and extreme muscle twitches?

Posted 6 Dec 2016 by shizuka1 1 answer

I just started taking 5 mg of Citalopram and the first day I felt almost no side effects. The second day of the medication my speech suddenly started slurring and I got a weird tension, anxiety and a mild fever. I started shaking uncontrollably and my whole body would get tense. Then I started ...

Dizziness, sensitive to light, tension like headaches, neck stiffness/popping, cervical headache?

Posted 17 Mar 2018 by gimbo17 1 answer

Im trying to figure out what I have. I do have a Dr appt coming. My symptoms have been tension like headaches, light sensitivity, mild dizziness, occasional eye pain in left eye, floaters in eyes, extra glare from lights at night. I also get an occasional "popping" sensation when I turn ...

Do chronic headaches/tension headaches and epilepsy have a correlation? Treated for everything els?

Posted 2 Feb 2017 by sfowler38 1 answer

I have been treated for tension headaches and migraines since 2009. I have tried triptans, analgesics, muscle relaxants, nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory and steroids, ssri antidepressants, magnesium and every homeopathic cure (massage, acupuncture, therapy, diet change and exercise) in the book and ...

Long term use. My doctor wants to take me off Esgic because I am on too many medications?

Posted 25 Apr 2017 by luvjam 1 answer

I have been on Esgic for over 20 years and has saved my tension neck headaches. I went through a bout of rebound headaches about 15 years ago and haven't had a problem since. I know my grandmother was on it till she was 89 when she died of Parkinson's. Can I doctor just stop a medication ...

Nortriptyline - Does anyone have any Muscle tension while taking this medication?

Posted 18 Apr 2016 by Former pro athlete 1 answer

I was first prescribed this medication for tension headaches. It worked like a charm for 3 years at a low does of 30mg. Recently, I was treated for depression and I worked with a doctor to increase the medication to 75mg. I am now wondering if anyone has experienced severe muscle tension while on ...

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