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Top 10 Search Results for "Topamax"

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Does Anyone Else Take Topamax

Does Anyone Else Take Topamax

Dose anyone else take topamax for any reason along with having lupus. I take topamax for migraines an have been on it for 5 years or so and it causes me not to sweat an overhead easy. I was wondering if anyone else has this problem because with lupus an being in the sun I notice I swell up like a sponge then the flood gates open an I almost pass out in a matter of minutes then I have to spend the whole day drinking water an sun sick . My doctor said it could be a combination of the… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I just live with it! It's one of LUPUS things and also cortisone. Hugs

posted almost 5 years ago

Does Anyone Take A Specific Medication For Dizziness?

Does Anyone Take A Specific Medication For Dizziness?

I currently take Topamax for migraines & Plaquenil for MCTD - but the dizziness lately is extreme. Thank you!

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thank you! I hope you have a better day as well! Let me know what your doctor says! Hugs!

posted over 3 years ago

I Have Epilepsy And Take Dilantin And Topamax And Started Taking Prednisone For Lupus

I Have Epilepsy And Take Dilantin And Topamax And Started Taking Prednisone For Lupus

I have epilepsy and take dilantin and topamax and started taking prednisone for lupus 4 mg 1 time a day but a half cause i'm very allergic so didn't want to take full dose. so i'm doing half and not really noticing a differnce was wondering if anyone else takes seizure medicine and prednisone and what dose they needed to take to start feeling it? The only side effect i have right now is talking a little after taking it which i… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

ok thank you

posted about 3 years ago

What Is Your Favorite Migraine Medication?

What Is Your Favorite Migraine Medication?

Hello my friends, I suffer from chronic migraines and I need your help in sharing your experiences with meds. I can not take abortive triptans, NSAIDS or Depakote. Depakote was the worst drug ever for me. Help I am in so much pain and it is disabling. We don't need to discuss diet because I am already on an organic, low salt, low sugar, nitrate/MSG/sulfite free diet. I do not eat processed foods or drink alcohol! Please share your most helpful drugs and worst drugs for… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I had the most success with Ajovy for migraine prevention and Maxalt for emergency relief. Ajovy is a monthly shot and just came out the summer before… read more

posted 11 months ago

Does Anyone Suffers From Migraines?

Does Anyone Suffers From Migraines?

Does anyone suffers from migraines? If so what do you recommend for the pain?. I've tried Extra strength Tylenol, Tylenol with codeine, Hydrocodone seems like nothing works. Benadryl seems to work but I just can't take it when I'm working because it makes me sleepy.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Chronically. Especially during flares. Prescription medication did me no help other than this one years ago, but it causes heart problems, which nobody… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Inderal For Headaches Anyone? Headache Trigger Help!!

Inderal For Headaches Anyone? Headache Trigger Help!!

Been having Bad headaches and rheumy sent me to neurologist who says migraines and write a prescription Had a bad reaction to topomax( chest pains arm tingling it was awful-he says that it can’t be the Med that caused that-it’s a good Med)
so he prescribed inderal. I have read the side effects and I am not so sure about it. As well as my questions “is the only course of action to give me more meds?” His response “it’s all I can do”
Anyone ever have luck… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

My doctor will raise it for a few months when I'm having a lot of breakthroughs and when they are back under control after a couple of months he puts it… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Fosamax Or Its Generic Form?

Fosamax Or Its Generic Form?

Does anyone take this medication? If so what are your thoughts or side effects?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I've been on the Fosamax, but the generic kind for awhile now and I have never had any issues or reactions to the medicine. I take it weekly and I… read more

edited, originally posted about 4 years ago

Has Anyone Taken Fosamax?

Has Anyone Taken Fosamax?

Has anyone taken a medication called Fosamax the real name is Aldrenonate Sodium I believe it is so your lungs don't scare from the Prednisone. I just did not see it on the treatments tab and I wanted to know if it is common since it is a pretty serious prescription from how my Rheumy put it.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

It is just to prevent the osteoporosis that steroids cause.

posted over 3 years ago

Anyone Know Of Or Use Anything That Helps With The Hair Loss?

Anyone Know Of Or Use Anything That Helps With The Hair Loss?

I'm on plaquenil, prednisone, vitamin d, fosamax, caltrate, baby aspirin and I also take a biotin supplement.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Biontin it's is good for hair loss

posted almost 6 years ago