Neurological Disorders

This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Neurological Disorders, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.


Neurological Disorders Overview

A neurological disorder is any disorder of the nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Examples of symptoms include paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion, pain and altered levels of consciousness. There are many recognized neurological disorders, some relatively common, but many rare. They may be assessed by neurological examination, and stud...

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Accord Klonopin for Generalized Dystonia

Used to take Teva generic Klonopin. Teva has either been bought out by accord or Actavis. Accord is made in China and I have been on it for about 2 months. It does not work at all. I am twisting, convulsing, the pain is unbearable - I swear doctors do not read drug inserts or realize drug recalls. After the first month on Accord I called my doctor and I did not realize they had changed manufacturers. She called in Actavis 1mg and it helped immensely. Second month, went to pharmacist to get my generic Klonopin, told them to give me Actavis, not Accord. They gave me Accord. This stuff is worthless. I took it back to the pharmacist at CVS, told the pharmacist it was doo-doo and I wanted to Actavis. I told him Accord was made in China and they did not follow guidelines. He dismissed me and ...

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savella does it cause weight gain like a lot of other meds?

the new medicine savella for fibermyalgia does it cause weight gain like a lot of other meds? ## My doctor just gave me a sample of Savella to try for fibromyalgia? Has anyone tried it yet for fibro and does it cause you to gain weight like other antidepressants used to treat fibro? ## Savella contains the active ingredient Milnaciprin, this is an SNRI antidepressant, approved in the US to treat Fibromyalgia. While weight gain is not listed as a common side effect, this class of medications has been known to cause it in some people. Common side effects may incude:nausea, itching, anxiety and vertigo. You can read more here: Did you have any other questions? ## Savella will give you upset stomach and it actually takes your appetite away. You are more likely to lose weight. Most welcome t...

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What causes my neuropathy?

Hi. I have been suffering from chronic pain for over 4 years. It all started with right knee pain and weakness. I was diagnosed with a bakers cyst and went to PT. About a year later I had more pain on the right side running from my back down to the right foot. My back pinches, ankle constantly burns, my knee is still weak with shooting pains with overuse, my foot now has begun to swell on the bottom and hurts to walk, my hip and butt muscle are always tender to the touch, and overall my right leg hurts to walk and move and burns when I sit to relax. I was told I have some start of spinal stenosis, but not enough yet to cause my symptoms. I also tested with some nerve damage from my knee to my ankle. What could be causing this and what can I do? I also had an MRI of my brain that showed ...

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Apply For Help Paying Savella

I have fibromyalgia, have suffered for years with no diagnosis. I have been on Lyrica and Cymbalta, no help. I have been on Savella for over a year now and I finally got my life back. I am unemployed and going to college full time on line. My husband is on social security from heart problemss and major stroke last Aug. I need to be able to take care of him and myself. Recently my insurance coverage changed and the new one will only cover generic. I really need help with this medicine. I am receiving unemployment but it is hard to stretch the money out with my perscription and all the perscriptions my husband is on. I am running out of my savella in 2 week, I ask my doctor to change to something eles but he says this has worked so good for me and he has not seen me so good in 5 years. Pl...

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fine nerve nt tablet contents

Please list the contents of this medicine. My Dr. prescribed 'fine nerve nt' but I got 'fine nerve' - Is it the same or different? ## Can FineNerve-NT be taken on an empty stomach in the morning hours?

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Savella Who Makes It How to get financial help

I have no medical insurance,I am diviorced,awainting answer to get on Social Security Disability,I am not able to work, i live with my disabled daughter we try to take care of one onother. ## I have medical insurance but I have Fiber and I am perscribed sevella and I have been only taking samples and hav eran out and I am still not finacially able to pay for the savella. Is there a applications that I can get assistance for the cost of this medication for my fibermyalgia. I would appreciate you assistance and response on this matter. Thank you, Misty Wright Fibermyalgia suffer Savella taker but need assistance please ## Yes, the manufacturer, Forest Pharmaceuticals, does have an assistance program. I don't know all the specific details, but you can contact them for more information ...

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Tribedoce dx for ulnar nerve entrapment

If I use tribedoce dx, will it help alleviate the numbness in my fingers? I have ulnar nerve entrapment at my elbow. ## It is a B complex supplement, B vitamins are known to support nerve health, according to FDA reports, but there are no guarantees that it will help you. Generally, however, there is no harm in trying it, if your doctor approves. It could cause nausea as a side effects, due to its potency. Are you on any other medications? Have they considered surgery to alleviate the issue?

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nervine plus tablet benefits

Are nervine plus tablets beneficial for nerve pain? I've been suffering from nerve pain for two years.

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Does Savella Cause Weight Gain

I'm finishing my second week on Savella and feel so much better and have lots of energy. In fact, so much that I can't sleep at night and become very restless. I'm also experiencing constipation and weight gain. I had read that Savella may cause you to loose weight??? What can I expect and will it all get better eventually?? ## Savella contains the active ingredient Milnacipran, it's an SNRI that is used to treat Fibromyalgia. Weight gain is generally not a common side effect of this class of medications, but some people have reported experiencing it, as a side effect. Other side effects may include: nausea, dizziness and constipation. As with any medication, side effects usually hit their peak between 4 to 6 weeks of use and then gradually start to taper off. Learn more...

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Treatment for diabetic nerve pain

What is the best treatment for diabetic nerve pain other than antidepressants prescribed by the doctors? ## Some people do very well with some anticonvulsant medications, such as Gabapentin and Pregabalin. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood swings, and weight gain. They are also approved to treat certain types of nerve pain, and some mood disorders. What are the patient's normal blood sugar levels?

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