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What is chronic microvascular?

Posted 9 Jun 2014 1 answer

have cat scan for brain ,r/o TIA.

My mother has came of Lyrica one month ago for nerve pain. Over the past month she has begun...

Posted 19 Dec 2018 1 answer

... taking duloxatine. Over this time period she is what could only be described as dementia type symptoms. Has anyone else had a similar experience?

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 ...

Symptoms of a TIA in women?

Posted 16 Dec 2012 3 answers

I had a terrific headache on Sun night. And a panic attack. The hospital said I had a migraine and panic attack. Sorry I don't go with this Dx I have felt awful all week. Nausea, pain and last night another panic attack started and a grey fog to my vision, and pain with numbness down my right ...

Abilify, Cymbalta, Lamictal - is there something to counteract the weight gain?

Posted 17 Sep 2013 3 answers

I've been on 5mg Abilify 60 Cymbalta 200 Lamictal for about a year. I've gained about 30 lbs. it has been great for me but I've started having health problems due to the weight gain and a "mini stroke". I'm only 40! Is there something to counteract the weight gain when ...

Im going for a brain mri tomorrow and so scared. pls help?

Posted 30 May 2013 3 answers

Dr thinks I had a tia and have to go for mri of the brain to see what's going on. I'm so scared cause this place does not have an open mri. I take a klonopin but I know it won work cause I had mri five years ago. What can I do to relax. Feels like being in a coffin. Also does anyone know ...

Is it safe to take Melatonin while taking Prednisone, Azithromycin, Aggrenox?

Posted 9 Apr 2015 1 answer

I am 82 yrs old and have Giant Cell Arteritis, hence the prednisone. I also take Aggrenox and have for several years following a TIA and Endarterectomy. The Azithromycin is because I have a cold and my immune system is compromized because of the GCA

Can taking Plavix interfere with sleeping?

Posted 17 Oct 2011 1 answer

I had a mini stroke 9 months ago and was put on plavix. since then I find it impossible to sleep unless I take a sleeping aid. i wonder if the Plavix could be the cause. I am not taking any other medicines that cause sleep disturbance.

What happened to me? Bell palsy, Tia, mini stroke?

Posted 4 Feb 2012 2 answers

I am a 51 yr old Fem, in over all good health. but out of no where, while having dinner, I had an episode, with all the symptoms of a mini stroke. an MRI & Ct Scan ruled out bleeding or blockage! so after blood work, my Doctor said results came back with, acute Shingles! but I have no symptoms ...

Xarelto - currently on Plavix and 325 ecotrin--recently had a tia and have aflutter--dr wants me to?

Posted 21 Jan 2013 2 answers

... start on Xaretto--suggestions???

Phentermine - I have a friend who is now in the hospital. She experienced what we thought was a TIA?

Posted 5 Jul 2013 2 answers

... (mini-stroke) but it was a total short term loss of memory. this lasted for about 8 hours , but she does not remember a thing during that time. We just found out she has been taking phenteramine for the last 4 months and has lost 45lbs in that time. Could this medicaine have caused that?

Can Gabapentin make migraines worse at first? I took my first dose (300mg) yesterday and have had a?

Posted 28 Mar 2015 4 answers

... migraine for the last 12 hours. Hoping it's a coincidence as I do get migraines 3 or 4 times a month. Tia!

I take clopidogrel and I have not been feeling myself?

Posted 28 Jul 2018 2 answers

I had a heart attack in November last year I been on this medicine and 3 others since then last 2 weeks I've been feelin A little pain in my chest and tightness of the chest dump into the hospital in a specialist and a can't seem to find anything I'm just wondering if its the ...

Is it possible to switch from Plavix to Effient ?? how it can be done? please advise?

Posted 20 Oct 2011 1 answer

Is it possible? or the patient should continua on it's medication ?

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