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I've another meducation question I'm wanting to ask advice on. My Psych needs to get me off Endep which is meant to help with Fibro & my depression but it's having the opposite affect. I'm now on Targin for the pain from my Rheumotologist however I still need a new antidepressant that I haven't tried before.
My Pysch wants to try me on a brand new one called Brintellix (Vortioxetine). I've read some reviews and one common side effect is sore joints & aches & pains which is… read more
OK. Putting the don't mix drugs with alcohol speech aside for now, I'm gonna throw some 'real life situatins' at ya.
I used to be able to get some energy after a few beers or merloh-oh
Of course I'd feel way more confident in my skill set and gear up for a project. The more I got done, the more I wanted done, so naturally more drinks. I'd totally forget that a can't do stuff, and I'm a machine. A very broken one for the next forever. But now I have very high blood pressure So my… read more
I just saw a new pain doc yesterday and she suggested that I try Topomax for pain and inflammation. I cannot take NSIADS or Lyrica, several other standard treatments failed to help. I really get in trouble when both my SI joints and my low facet joints in my spine (3.4.5) become inflamed at the same time. Cortisone injections every three months do not prevent these flares. Dr. claimed the the source of my SI joint pain is arthritis -- hmmm, that's a new one for me. The facet joint… read more
I started taking Trintellix on Tuesday ( 4 days ago ) and experiencing nightmares itching and nausea. Evidently it's a new drug on the market, was wondering if anyone else has tried it and if it's helping in any way . Any advice would be welcome
I'm so glad you asked this question, my Dr just gave to me to take for major depression and have been afraid to start it, since I'm one that gets the weird rare side effects from Ned's ever since I… read more
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I take a whole bunch of other meds too, but it was not until I started taking LYRICA that the sexual dysfunction started, however, I think the LYRICA is helping with the level… read more
I've had the DNA test. It was for pain meds, folic acid, ADHD, and psychotropic drugs. There is a green category, which means the drugs will metabolize correctly for your body. A yellow category for… read more
So my rheumatologist put me on gabapentin & correctly my vitamin deficiencies, since then I've also started using CBD oil... The cymbalta was no longer helping with the depression (which has also been a huge part on my struggle) so we switched to Trintellix (had some issues coming off one and onto an another so I had to let it run out if my system and I'm now trying again) ... But has anyone else struggled with depression with their fibromyalgia and gaining weight? Have you found anything… read more
I know this is an older post, but I was trying to find info on Trintellix. As for weight gain, it sucks, but it happens. It is the Gabapentin. Since it blocks and relaxes the nerves, it slows… read more
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