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Oct 30, 2018 · gabapentin and muscle pain in Chronic Pain

That's unfortunate. I had that response initially, but after several years my only side effect is a bit of dizziness. My new neurologist told me to take double dose at bedtime and only one 300 mg in the morning. That helps a lot for me, especially combined with my lidocaine cream.

Oct 29, 2018 · Video Q&A about the Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer in Cancer

How likely is large mucinous cysts to become CA?

Oct 27, 2018 · Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles) nerve damage around eye, eyebrow, forehead & scalp in Skin Health

To add to my old posted info, I've seen a new neurologist & increased my Gabapentin to 300mg morning & 600mg bedtime. Plus, the compounded topical cream on face. I tried acupuncture with no effect. After 9 years of this, drugs are only things that help and that is Not total relief.

Aug 18, 2018 · Itchy scalp long term in Diabetes/Endocrine System

My new neurologist recently prescribed hydroxyzine HCL 25 mg. Can take three time daily. It makes me very sleepy so I take it when I have severe itching attacks & it works. He told me I would have to play around with the dosage to see what works. I also take gabapentin and use a topical compounded cream that contains Lidocaine & gabapentin.

Aug 9, 2018 · Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles) nerve damage around eye, eyebrow, forehead & scalp in Skin Health

My compound was prescribed by anesthesiologist originally. Now my primary care doc orders it. It comes in a pump tube. The only breakdown I have is Keta/Gaba/Top/Mel/Lido/Prilo. If I can find the specific amounts, I will post. I had the strength increased after the first tube & it works well.

Aug 9, 2018 · Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles) nerve damage around eye, eyebrow, forehead & scalp in Skin Health

I take Lexapro once daily for stress. See my post about the compounded cream also. Many pharmacies do compounding for humans and pets. I keep the large gel first aid cold packs in my freezer. Wrapped in a dish towel and placed on my scalp or eye area helps me sleep if things get really bad.

Aug 9, 2018 · Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles) nerve damage around eye, eyebrow, forehead & scalp in Skin Health

He said it would make problem much worse. I don't use anything IN my eye. I, too, have the worst pain/itching at inner corner of eye. The cream is rubbed on the top of skin starting at inner corner of eye, across eyebrow and forehead. That's where top branche of the trigeminal nerve is located. Before prescribing the compounded cream, my anesthesiologist/pain specialist injected lidocaine to determine exactly what nerve are affected. I got total relief from injection until it wore off. So he had the cream made at a compounding pharmacy that I can use 4x daily if I need to. It calms the trigeminal nerve.

Aug 6, 2018 · Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles) nerve damage around eye, eyebrow, forehead & scalp in Skin Health

Oxy…yikes. Hope you can get off that. I can't take 600 mg. gabapentin either so I take 200mg morning and 200 mg evening. I also now, after 9 years, have a topical compounded cream to apply several times a day to my forehead, eyebrow area. I went to a pain management anesthesiologist and he had this put together for me. It contains lidocaine, gabapentin and several other drugs. For several years my eye didn't dilate properly and that led to extreme light sensitivity. Your symptoms may go away at this point. Most do. Only a few of us have years of problems. In my case, I wasn't diagnosed & put on anti-viral promptly. I had a severe headache and no blisters until the fourth day.