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Baclofen - How long does it take baclofen to kick in?

Posted 18 Nov 2017 by SandiF 3 answers

I was diagnosed with TJ N about seven years ago. I tried the usual, tegretol, neurontin, and Gabapentin before finally having GammaKnife Surgery (actually radiation) performed. Now, six years later and I am experiencing intense pain once more. Today, my Dr. Started me on Baclofen - 5mg three times ...

How do I convince my pm doc that I need something for my chronic fatigue?

Posted 11 May 2013 by RadAngel28 9 answers

I have fibromyalgia, CFS, trigeminal neuralgia, spinal stenosis, and chronic pain. I take Oxycontin & oxycodone for the pain. I've been tired, exhausted, can't concentrate, have no motivation. I've felt that way for as long as I can remember. 20 years? My doc thinks the pain meds ...

How fast did your trigeminal neuralgia come on and what do you think caused it?

Posted 12 Apr 2013 by sara12345 6 answers

How fast did your pain start, especially if it was severe? My trigeminal neuralgia came on severely within 2 days. The pain was between an 8.5 to a 10 at times (on a scale of 10). It felt like shooting pain. The slightest thing would electrify my teeth and gums. Even talking made it worse for about ...

Lyrica for trigeminal neuralgia, feeling confused and clouded, will this go away?

Posted 6 May 2012 by DINA T 4 answers

After 2 month of suffering with unbearable faceial pain I was dianosised with Trimemial Neualgia my dr put me on carbamazepine which didnt help without a pain med. A week later I was switched to gabapentin that worked very well no pain med needed.Yesterday I saw the neuroglist who switched me to ...

How do you calm down when the trigeminal pain is all the way into your temple?

Posted 12 Jun 2013 by thelotus 6 answers

Dec 31 2011 I went to er and was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia the pain was so intense and soo severe I laid in bed thinking it was tooth pain screaming using heating pad took gabapentin and percocets nothing worked. The er doctor gave me a shot and I calmed down went to sleep. Couple months ...

Trigeminal Neuralgia - sensation of teeth or tongue vibrating?

Posted 19 Nov 2013 by girlw2blueeyes 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 ...

Trigeminal Neuralgia - TN and wisdom teeth?

Posted 9 Apr 2015 by katrina-432 3 answers

I have been diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia, I had severe pain in my right side of face pressured head, sore mouth and sore nose on and off for 4 months. Originally was prescribed 2 doses of antibiotics for sinusites which didn't help at all. I don't like dentists so was avoiding ...

How long does it usually take for Gabapentin 300mg to build up in your body and start working?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by nonyx2 4 answers

I have Trigeminal Neuralgia in the left side of my face. I started out taking 2 Gabapentin 300mg pills daily now up to 4 daily. It's been 6 days and still no relief. This is the most debilitating pain I have ever experienced. Feels like it's being electrocuted every few minutes. Goes ...

I've just been told I'm suffering from Trigeminal Neuralgia. What is the best treatment to start of?

Posted 2 Jul 2013 by panjabijutt 7 answers

I thought I had toothache for many weeks and finally visited a dentist last Monday. X-rays showed no major problems except missing enamel due to hard brushing. The very next day the pain in the left side of my face started and it was the most excruciating pain I have ever had. Went to A&E but ...

Zanaflex or Tizanidine: Anyone get over the extreme fatigue and depression caused by it?

Posted 28 Mar 2014 by sara12345 5 answers

How much time did it take for the bad side effects to go away? Baclofen has caused me to have extreme muscle weakness and some fatigue. I've been taking it for a year, so no getting used to Baclofen. The doctor had me gradually switch to Zanaflex. Only taking half of each one, I have ...

Can I drink alcohol while taking neurontin, want to socialize sometimes?

Posted 22 May 2010 by Nana Dallas 1 answer

Been treating for Trigeminal Neuralgia since November 09, tried Tegretol, & Keppra, had reactions from both, lips were peeling & mouth was like been burned, now trying Neurontin for two weeks now, right side of my face is still numb, still have same condition that started last Nov., ...

Trigeminal Neuralgia - anyone had problems with family & friends understanding the depth of our pain

Posted 8 May 2011 by painintheface1968 8 answers

Or trying to compare their pain to ours and wondering why we can't fight through it and do as much as they do?? I am really about to blow up at people and tell them off. We have nerve pain, they have muscle pain MUCH DIFFERENT>>>

Trigeminal Neuralgia - at my wits end, lost my overseas connections & meds, can anyone help, please?

Posted 21 Feb 2011 by ooouch79 6 answers

I have suffered from Tic doloroux for 7 years. I had MVD. It helped at first but, the pain came back and makes life living hell. I have taken every med tried and proven to experimental. They all suck too harsh side effects. Lyrica is far the best med on the market. At $2.50 a capsule and no ...

What alternatives meds for Tramadol and Lyrica are,when NSAIDs and Pararacetemols don't help?

Posted 13 May 2011 by ace_rick 4 answers

PTs and exersices are only adjuncts with meds.

Which drug Baclofen or Tramadol is safer to take? I have just been told I have Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Posted 28 Apr 2012 by camhan3 5 answers

... and I do not like to take any meds at all.Hoping I can find a natural cure. But until then I need to know which one of these is the least harmful. Thank you

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