200 Mg Day Now Weaning

2 Replies Updated



Conversation Starter

Scramble headed Sabby Says:


I have been weaning off topomax for this past weekend. I am now down to 50mg in the am and 50mg at night. I have memory problems so bad I am no longer working, my hair is thinning, ringing in the ears has worsened and nightmares. I talk and move alot in my sleep. I know sometimes I am talking. Someone else mentioned that and I have that too. I get so sleepy and it hits me all of a sudden. Now that I have read these posts I think this maybe the cuprit afterall.



Showing Replies 1 - 2 of 2 RSS Feed


Page of 1     Sorted By:
1
Verwon Says:

Hello, Sabby! How are you?

Yes, these anticonvulsants tend to cause side effects just like what you've mentioned, they've been reported by many people that take them.

However, regardless of what you're taking it for, stopping too suddenly could cause seizures, so you should be careful to wean off of it very slowly, following your doctor's advice.

Is there anything else I can help with?

REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  
2
Scramble headed Sabby Says:

Thanks that was helpful. Since posting this I have seen a neurologist that has ordered an MRI and he said the same thing, just stay on that dosage and do not titrate down any further until then.


REPLYSHAREREPORT
Was this helpful?     0     0  


Viewing page 1 of 1     Reply


More Discussions:

My Dr. who prescribed me 150mg a day of methodone since 2000 quit his practice. Does anyone know a pain Dr.that prescribes methadone in kansas city
My Dr. who prescribed me 150mg a day of methodone pill form since 2000. He informed me today it was his last day and qui... 66 replies
Weaning off 20mg of Vibryd starting 8th week
I am not a depressed person just overwhelmed with caring for my 2 grandsons and trying to get my housework done, and hav... 3 replies
weaning from 32 mgs of hydromorphone to 400 mg Lucynta
As a way to end a long battle with neuropathic pain from chemotherapy that started with hydrocodone and ended with 100 m... 2 replies
Weaning off topamax 50 mg
I started topamax 3 weeks ago at 25 mg, then one week later up to 50. I had a severe allergic reaction. My doctor said t... 1 reply
weaning off xarelto 15 mg process
at the age of 79 triple bypass at 83 showing a fib on halter monitor . 15 mg xarelto started. Last year (7/14/15), st ju...
weaning off cymbalta 60 mg bead method
I heard there is a bead method, to come off Cymbalta 60 mg. How? ## any one know bead method coming off Cymbalta 60 mg? ... 2 replies
Weaning off metoprolol succ 25 mg
I been on metoprolol for 2 half weeks. I had know side effects until 5 days ago. I started have dizzyness and was very t... 2 replies
amitriptyline hcl 10mg Weaning off pills
I started taking amitriptyline HCL 10MG 5 years ago. I would now like to wean myself off of the pills. How to I decrease... 2 replies
200mg twice a day - side effect
Hi there. I've been taking 200mg Trimethoprim for 9 months once a day and was lucky enopugh to have no side effects.... 1 reply
Cold Turkey 200mg? Day 3...
Hi, I ran out of prescription, can't get to my doc to get a new one and have no tablets left = Cold Turkey on the Pr... 3 replies


Post a Reply

No registration needed.
Simply fill out the form below.

 *

 *


 Optional, stays hidden.
Get notified when a reply is posted here.




4) Text Verification: *
Prevents SPAM.

Click here to show the question



This form will be submitted securely


TRUSTe

Discussion Thread Guidelines: Any participation in the discussion threads signifies your agreement with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. (1) Act civilized and be respectful towards others. No profanity, vulgarity or lewd / suggestive content is allowed. (2) Posts encouraging, facilitating, or seeking advice about the abuse of medications or other substances are prohibited. (3) Personal contact information (such as telephone numbers, email addresses, etc) is not allowed to appear on our discussion threads. (4) We do not allow our forums to be used for buying, selling, trading, or for the promotion of a product or service. (5) Posting external links to other web sites is not allowed without our prior approval. (6) We reserve the right to edit or remove content which we find objectionable to the community at our sole discretion.


Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 28 August 2014.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA