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

Posted 6 days ago 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?

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 ...

Does anyone have issues getting Medicare or Medicare Advantage coverage for their meds?

Posted 21 Nov 2016 by BooBoo76 2 answers

I have suffered for more than 10 yrs from chronic pain due to occipital neuralgia, severe muscle pain, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, I have osteopenia in lower back, also have herniated and bulging disks in lower back and upper cervical spine. Have degenerative disk disease for more than 30 yrs. ...

I take 50mg nortriptyline at night for trigeminal neuralgia. I only sleep about 4 hours a night?

Posted 19 Nov 2016 by pennylane508 1 answer

I am so anxious, bitchy and nervous that I can hardly stand myself. I used to take gabapentin, but it stopped working, lyrica made me retain tons of fluid and they took me off it. I can't go without it or the pain comes back, but I can't keep living and feeling like this.

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

Posted 6 Oct 2016 by Amuawad1 3 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?

Trigeminal Neuralgia - I have just been diagnosed with TN. Mine is not only shooting pains in my?

Posted 12 Oct 2016 by Jenn21 1 answer

... right ear but numbness, throbbing, aching in my jaw, cheek, ear and temple. I am on gabapentin 1200mg and it is helping slowly but the excruciating headaches is my concern. I am on my second round of medrol dose packs with no relief. Had a cat scan and MRI is ordered. Anyone with any insight?

Anyone have bizarre reaction to 300mg gabapentin?

Posted 26 Sep 2016 by Stevemary 4 answers

Should I reduce the level of carbamapezine if my trigeminal neuralgia pain disappears?

Posted 26 Sep 2016 by ar105gt 2 answers

I was diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia in November, 2011, and have taken various medications to alleviate the pain (never more than one drug at a time). First it was Lyrica (modest success, but seemed to be have reduced effect after taking for about a year), then gabapentin (did not help), and ...

Carbamazepine - Has anyone experience not being able to sleep on this drug?

Posted 29 Sep 2016 by sfalciani 1 answer

I have only been on 100mg of Tegretol for 3 days and although it has taken the TN pain away completely, changed my moods to Mrs. Happy, removed my headaches completely, but I cannot sleep at all. I have been up for two and a half days now. This cannot be good. There has to be a better solution.

Trigeminal Neuralgia - Lidocaine Patch 5%?

Posted 27 Aug 2016 by AngelRays 1 answer

My husband has Trigeminal Neuralgia on his lower lip. When it flares the pain is around his lower left lip and radiates on the left side of his face. The pain is very intense! Poor guy... I feel so sorry for anyone who suffers with this pain. I've had Shingles (twice) this year on the back of ...

MethylPREDNISolone Dose Pack - Why did my internist prescribe this medication prior to having an?

Posted 10 Sep 2016 by Nyc lady 17 0 answers

... appointment with a neurologist if a ct result in er showed trigeminal neuralgia diagnosis?

Hi, I'm due to start Famvir tonight on the possibility of shingles/herpes zoster/simplex in my?

Posted 26 Aug 2016 by em79 0 answers

... mouth/teeth/trigeminal nerve - had previously tried aciclovir but didn't like it. Are there many severe side effects experienced by people online here? any advice would be brilliant

Has anyone used gallixa with success for trigeminal neuralgia?

Posted 17 Aug 2016 by debkayburke 2 answers

I have trigeminal neuralgia on both sides of my face and saw the post on gallixa. Has anyone used this with success? I realize everyone is different but I am out of options. Meds do not work and after two brain surgeries no further surgeries can be done.

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