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Top 8 Search Results for "Tegretol"

Does Anyone Else Suffer From Trigeminal Neuralgia?
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I was just diagnosed with this TG and told that people suffering from CPS, Diabetes, CFS, and Fibromyalgia have a tendency to get TG. I can't seem to win.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Ha, yes I get trigeminal nerve pain but find lamotrigine helps lots, I know someone on tegretol but it doesn't seem to work for him as well. In UK, lamotrigine isn't considered 1st line treatment but… read more

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hi can this drug affect you if take for long time when you are having children as my daughter was on Tegretol for many years and has lost many baby's in last few years . thank

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From rxlist.com:
"Usage In Pregnancy

Carbamazepine can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman.

Epidemiological data suggest that there may be an… read more

What Treatments Have You Tried For Neuropathy?
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have been told I’m on the only medication available to treat neuropathy. I currently take lyrica, cymbalta and generic tegretol. Does anyone know of any stronger or more successful treatments?

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Thanks have been off Cymbalta for 5 months now. Fibro kicking me now along with back pain and RA. See dr next Thursday so hope to find new treatments for Fibro. Thanks

Does Anyone Else Suffer From Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Pain In Their Feet? What Treatments Do You Use To Handle The Pain?
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I am a Type 2 Diabetic, on Insulin, Metformin, and Trulicity, as well as Gabapentin for my peripheral neuropathy in my Feet. I'm finding that it appears Gabapentin is beginning to not work. I have already been on Lyrica and Cymbalta. Does anyone else suffer with the pains associated with peripheral
neuropathy in their Feet due to Diabetes ?

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

I tried Lyrica and Cymbalta as well without any help. I have found that my weekly Lidocaine injections and bi-monthly infusion has helped a lot but it took a couple of months to really notice the… read more

Are There Others Here Who Suffer With Occipital Neuralgia?
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looking for others who also suffer with Occipital Neuralgia.

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

I was diagnosed with trigeminal and occipital neurialga Migraines I asked about migrane meds but they said no. The neurialga mess never did much. Tegretol gave me a slight edge. Never enough. 20… read more

Neurontin And Dizziness
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I took my first dose of neurontin last night for nerve pain. I became more dizzy than I have ever been in my life. Falling over and had to hang on to the bed. I was terrified. I have been dizzy often never anything in my life like this and it is still lasting almost 20 hours later, though not as bad. It was the lowest dose made. 100 mg. I called the dr , he is on vacation nurse said discontinue til I hear from him.. Has anyone had this reaction? The weird thing is within hours though I was dizzy… read more

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I started the gabapentin last year at this time. We cut the dose and I slowly increased it. I am now on 600 mg a day after a year. I am not perfect on it but it works. I saw him yesterday and he wants… read more

Does Anyone Have Any Information On How Cymbalta Has Affected Them?
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A MyChronicPainTeam Member

I don't want to scare those not taking generic Cymbalta, but when I found out the original version was CAUSTIC outside of the capsule, I stopped taking it
The risks were too great versus the… read more

Does Anyone Suffer From Facial Pain? Medication Will Not Relieve It. I Don't Know Anyone Else Who Has The Same Pain.
A MyChronicPainTeam Member asked a question 💭

I assume I had tmj disfunction but an xray was negative. The dentist said it IS tmj and that braces would fix the problem. But they are charging over 5,000 dollars and my insurance company won't cover it because they said it was cosmetic. My teeth are not crooked. I would only do it to get pain relief. Anyone know what I should do?

A MyChronicPainTeam Member

Look up Wikipedia and see what it says about the pain! See a neurologist as I did and get a brain scan done. Tmi has ruined my life but I am not going to dwell on it. I have had different meds they… read more