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Has Anyone Had Any Luck With Topamax (topiramate)? I'm On Day 2 And Have My Fingers And Toes Crossed!

Has Anyone Had Any Luck With Topamax (topiramate)? I'm On Day 2 And Have My Fingers And Toes Crossed!

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I too have tried topomax. It made me so forgetful. I went to the pharmacy one day, picked up medicine and didn’t even remember I had gone to the pharmacy. I couldn’t take the head fog. I sure hope it… read more

posted 3 months ago

Topiramate And Intelligence?

Topiramate And Intelligence?

I've been on Topiramate for a while (300mg daily) and none of the side effects are that bad except I'm worried about my intelligence levels and language disability. It wasn't that bad until maybe the past couple of months and now I feel like my intelligence levels have dropped and my memory has gotten worse. I am not able to write nearly as well as I did in the past and can't really form sentences and my vocabulary is poor. I wanted to know what other people's experiences have been and if anyone… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I lose nouns. Now it's thingy. I have to write more things down rather than recall them. I started on Topomax due to seizures. It was the only med that could control them, so I use sticky notes and… read more

posted over 4 years ago

What Abortive Treatments Do You Take? What Other Treatments Have You Tried That Gets Rid Of The Migraine?

What Abortive Treatments Do You Take? What Other Treatments Have You Tried That Gets Rid Of The Migraine?

I take sumatriptan injections and relpax. The last couple weeks have been horrible and I’m running through them like crazy. I know about rebound headaches but if I want to be functional I need to take something. My parents are wanting me to see a chiropractor but when I’ve been in the past, it’s made them worse.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I have been on Propranolol, Topomax, Gabapentin, and Hydrocodone. Botox has helped me but now I am on Aimovig now…monthly shots, they help ALOT!! I am on Thorazine pills to abort..but it dries you… read more

edited, originally posted about 2 months ago

Did Anyone Find That Weaning Off Topomax They Have More Anxiety And Mood Swings?

Did Anyone Find That Weaning Off Topomax They Have More Anxiety And Mood Swings?

This week, i have felt better but my mood has been all over the place. I am laughing one second and crying the next. My anxiety is so bad. I think its because now i am aware of what is happening around me. But i feel more alert and like that part but cant deal with anxiety. Im going to cut out sugar today. I think i could go back to sleep but the time change is going to be rough tomorrow so must stay up!

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Yes, i dropped down from 200mg to 150 mg and am supposed to drop to 125 mg now. Been holding off since i have so much going on with my parents health. I need to reach out to my neuro and let her know… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Duloxetine Anyone Used Or Using It For Migraine

Duloxetine Anyone Used Or Using It For Migraine

Ive just been given Duloxetine to add to topermax which im already taking for hemiplegic migraine,anyone used it before,any advice,side effects?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Thank you for your reply, I'm on both now for 6wks and I've found a reduction in frequency of migraine, but when I do get one it's horrible and lasts a few days. I know what you mean about topermax I… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Migraine Medication

Migraine Medication

Just wanted to know if anyone knows of all the migraine medications out there that can help with migraines. Over the counter, prescriptions, preventative n home remedies are all welcome! Thanks from the bottom of my heart!

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I was put on both lithium and verapamile and was 2 weeks headache free but they started to come back but you may be different

posted over 1 year ago

Topamax

Topamax

Is a side effect of Topamax stupidity?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Im glad a new answer popped up because after some time on it, i have adjusted. It has helped a lot with the migraine frequency. And i have gotten used to the medicine and seem more back to normal. I… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Changing Medicine?

Changing Medicine?

Going to see my doctor today any 1 better migraine medication than another? I've been taking Topiramate 4x nightly it was working but lately ( over a year) it's been less effective I think it's time to change I'm still getting severe migraines..suggestions?

Seen the doctor he gave me sample of Nurtec and see how that works of not prescribing Sumatriptan?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Topimax is nicknamed dopamax for a reason, it has a lot of side effects including memory problems. My neuro switched me to zonisamide/zonagran and there was an immediete improvement.

posted 6 months ago

Zonegran

Zonegran

Anyone familiar with Zonegran. It’s a seizure Med like Topamax. I have been taking it for just a few days. Dr says it’s got fewer side effects than Topamax. I had good success with Topamaz for a number of years, then it stopped working. Haven’t been on this type of preventative for at least 5 years.

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I hated Zonegran, the side effects were worse than any benefits I may have had. I had body temperature issues, July in Alabama temp outside with heat index was 114 degrees, I was sitting in the sun… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Am A Chronic Migraine Sufferer For Over 8 Years, Yet To Find A Solution. New Problem.

Am A Chronic Migraine Sufferer For Over 8 Years, Yet To Find A Solution. New Problem.

My left hand has been going numb. Anyone else ever had this problem?

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

I take 75mg. of generic Topamax 2x a day & Ajovy. Ajovy is my miracle drug.After 40 yrs. pretty much migraine free.

posted over 1 year ago