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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 ...

Trigeminal Neuralgia sufferer! I'm on pain meds & Lyrica. Does anyone have any good advice for me?

Posted 11 days ago by Fishingbabe73 0 answers

I've heard of a lot of different things to relieve pain such as the surgeries. Can anyone recommend any surgeries that have had total success. I have TN on the left and right. My pain management just wants to threw pills down my throat and I don't want that. I don't want to supress ...

Trigeminal Neuralgia - I recently had a trigeminal nerve block for v2 and v3?

Posted 19 days ago by Bobbi Sue 0 answers

My ear and jaw pain started to return after 2-3 days. My sinus/cheek bone pain returned after 2 weeks. At 2 1/2 weeks swallowing meat/bread pain returned. I have been in agony for 3 years. The doctor's staff describes him as being conservative with his treatments. The trigeminal block ...

Can Lyrica help relieve pain caused by scar tissue pressing on the trigeminal nerve ?

Posted 28 Sep 2017 by 90058 3 answers

As a result of the removal of a menengioma at the base of the Pons, the accumulation of scar tissue resting on the trigeminal nerve is causing severe and constant pain and numbness on one side of the mouth. Four years exactly after the surgery the discomfort continues but thankfully the tumor has ...

How long does it take for carbamazepine 100mg 2x's daily to work?

Posted 21 Aug 2017 by Monica0119 0 answers

I've had TN1 for about a year but I thought it was a tooth went to the dentist teeth are perfect. So, it has come for a couple days then goes away for weeks. Friday I was getting ready to drink a Route 44 Cherry Limeade from Sonic and had the worst episode ever, in my mind I was wondering what ...

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 ...

I'm 30 years been on baclofen for 7 days and I already have numbness in my legs. Is that normal?

Posted 7 May 2017 by Jessdena17 2 answers

It only ocurrs in the morning or near the time my next dose is needed. I've read that numbness was usually seen in people that were on the drug for a month Just wondering if this is wat to early to be having this side effect

Baclofen titration to get off of it?

Posted 7 Apr 2017 by Dazzlindi75 0 answers

Hi I have seen several neurologists and recently neurosurgeons who r telling me to get off baclofen despite them not knowing how to take me off. What would be a safe titration schedule so I do not suffer withdrawal or serious rebound spams? I just had surgery ans the surgeon insists i get off of ...

I have been off gabapentin 800 x3 for 3 days big mistake.. am being treated for trigeminal neralgia?

Posted 29 Mar 2017 by gerry ouellette 1 answer

... is it safe to restart my med.and if so full strengh???

Hi, I take 4-5 pills for trigeminal neuralgia. They bloat up my face. Has anyone had success in?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by Toni8281 1 answer

Has anyone found out to lessen the bloat? had TN for 16 yrs. The pills also bring on weight gain. Its very depressing. Can anyone out there relate to this?

Please I'm desperate. I was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia this year and prescribed Tegretol?

Posted 6 Oct 2016 by Amuawad1 4 answers

... but am not getting much relief plus I seem to have a lot of symptoms not associated with this illness like chest pain and tinnitus. Has anyone experienced these aswell?

Gralise and evening meal?

Posted 23 Jan 2017 by Kkempken 0 answers

My Dr. recently prescribed Gralise for my Trigeminal Neuralgia. I'm trying to find the REAL reason why the Gralise instructions say to take with the evening meal. Is it because they believe that is your biggest meal of the day? What if you keep an odd schedule and your biggest meal is at ...

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