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... I am beginning on Monday to start Tomapax. I was on Neurontin and I gained 40lbs in 7 months so dr is trying a different approach. I would be interesting in the pro and cons of this medicine for nerve pain. Thanks and have a pain free day :angel: (4 replies)
... They just switched me off of Neurontin to Tomapax and I got severe headaches that I could hardly lift my head. ... (30 replies)
... Last night I started on Tomapax 25 mg and then went to bed..Boy I dont know if it was just coming down off of Neurontin or this new medicine but my whole body felt like pins and needles.. ... (30 replies)

... drags their feet on this..I will have to go back on Neurontin..cause at least I know Neurontin just put weight on 40lbs...but its better than Tomapax which gave me severe headaches. I can deal with the weight but not the pain. Sorry I wasnt clear on the meds... ... (30 replies)
... Ya I'd highly reccommend Topomax, it is another anti-convulsant, It helps quite a bit with the pain, I'm not longer crying all the time. and another good med for shakes and spasms is baclofen. I'm still on methadone for pain though, and then lexapro for depression. i just can't handle my crying and sensitivity that RSD causes, plus I'm a Cancer so I'm all emotional and... (4 replies)
... Hi Angel, I've been taking Topamax since September both because of my RSD and because I have essential tremor, which is a neurological condition similar to Parkinson's disease. It had helped my RSD tremendously, until I had to have another surgery in May, when my pain came back quickly and the dr I was seeing told me he could no longer treat me. Topamax is a good... (4 replies)
... Thanks Bryn, I am praying that the trail scs goes well. Now I just have to wait until workman's comp. reapproves it. Hopefully that will be in a couple of weeks. Also thanks to all who have helped me with least today I didnt wake up with a headache and I feel pretty good. Maybe some one upstairs is looking after me. Thanks again to all. Anne Marie (30 replies)
... e taking meds it makes me feel stupid and I forget everything. I am on Neurontin 600mg 3 times a day and Amptripline 50 mg at night..Now they are starting me on Tomapax cause I am gaining weight like crazy. So these past couple of day I been weening off Neurontin and boy I have had a massive headache thru the whole ordeal. ... (30 replies)
... Hi Andrea & angel! I'm supposed to be on Neurontin for nerve pain, & I hated it. It made me dizzy, tired, drunk-like, slurred speech, and messed w/ my blood sugar(I'm hypoglycemic). I also started having seizures at night, and I'm not epeleptic. So I tapered off or that nasty drug. I didn't notice any weight difference, but I lost 25 pounds after my injury and the neurontin... (4 replies)
... i was on neurontin for a few weeks, it made me sick. so then i got put on topomax, i love it, it works so much better, plus since you said you gained weight, topomax makes you lose weight. i've lost about 15-20 lbs on it. i hope you like it as much as i do. :) ~andrea~ (4 replies)

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