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... for life I dont want to take to many strong meds too soon you gotta plan your pain care for life and think ahead always hope for the best but unfortunately with RSD expect the worst. ... (12 replies)
... At my last doctor's appointment I told my doctor that I really wanted to try Topomax in place of taking the Lyrica that I am already on. The main reason I wanted to do this change was because of the weight I have gained. ... (7 replies)
... My RSD started originally with a fracture. Do you feel like you still have pain where your bone was broken? ... (7 replies)

... success with Topomax. I am taking Lyrica right now but the weight that I have gained from Lyrica is just too much and is making me so depressed. Plus since my RSD is in my legs and feet, I would think that having this extra weight cannot not be good. ... (51 replies)
... NO ICE! That is the biggest thing that needs to be stressed. Ice will hurt more and, at least from my research, possibly help RSD spread. ... (5 replies)
... Anyways, I asked my doc about Topomax cuz someone on this site said it can be helpful for weight loss so...... I'm taking it. I am titrating up to 5 daily over 5 weeks. ... (51 replies)
... it works as a strong appetite suppressant and between the Topomax and having RSD in my foot so I am no longer active I don't have much of an appetite so I have to work to make sure to maintain a healthy diet. ... (51 replies)
... he didn't want to deal with me. He is in no hurry to change my meds except he feels that my Topomax is in already in the Lyrica and I need to stop taking the Topomax. ... (5 replies)
... I too want to try Topomax. Because this weight gain is driving me crazy! I know that the topomax is more expensive than the Lyrica that I am now taking. And I used to have to pay for medicines out of my own pocket. ... (51 replies)
... ups about my increase of weight since being diagnosed. I too wanted to try Topomax simply because it can be a good pill for weight loss for many, not all. My doctor wouldn't let me go off the Lyrica though, so the Topomax got added. ... (7 replies)
Jul 10, 2006
... first, topomax is not to be used like vicodin, topomax is a commitment. ... (11 replies)
Now taking Topomax
Nov 24, 2008
... My RSD is in my feet and legs. Can I ask you what kind of shoes do you wear? ... (51 replies)
... Then I injured my shoulder, and by the end of that day, RSD set in. I swear it happened that fast. It took a couple weeks for the coldness and some of the other symptoms, but the extreme pain came right away. ... (8 replies)
... t arm is affected, with the worst being in the wrist and most of all, the entire hand. Some fingers are worse than others. I don't know if this is "normal" for RSD or not. ... (8 replies)
... Welcome to healthboards. I am so sorry to hear of your RSD diagnoses. You have come to the right place though. There are lots of people here anytime you have a question or just need to vent. ... (6 replies)
... I have RSD in my Rt foot due from foot surgery and have had this for now3 years. ... (14 replies)
... hich, according to a lot of other people really helps anything. Lyrica helps, as with most things, not for everyone. Both neurontin and lyrica cause weight gain. Topomax is another and does not cause weight gain but works the same way as the above. ... (13 replies)
... no is ice. Do not put ice on the rsd limb because it just causes further constriction of the blood vessels and also more pain. Epsom salts in the bath has helped the pain for a lot of people. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks everyone for your very kind words of support. I find this board to be very helpful and a great place to find information and friendship. This RSD stuff just simply sucks at times and I'm the kind that does my best to remain optimistic. ... (51 replies)
... not the overall norm. He said the difficulty for me will be to address the great toe issue in order to alleviate the pain from that which surely flares all the RSD symptoms. He believes I have a little scar tissue, but thinks the original podiatrist overtightened my tendons during surgery. ... (15 replies)

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