My 12 year old daughter ahs been suffering form migraines for 2 1/2 years. It seems that we can't find anyone to take her symptoms seriously and really work with us. She has been to several doctors, st with contrast, neurological exam. and now we have finally tried Imitrex now Maxalt however it is not working. We have tried upping the does to 3 ibuprofen yet nothing works. She sleeps almost round the clock when an attack comes on. I have been told that it they will possibly stop when she starts her monthly cycle. If they are hormonal is that true and what can we do until that happens...thanks, Tootsie.
It's perfectly normal for neurological exams and imaging studies to be "normal" in Migraine patients. There are no tests that can identify Migraine. The testing is performed to rul out other possible causes for the symptoms. Unfortunately, what you were told about her Migraines...
Most people are familiar with some of the common side-effects of Adderall : loss of appetite, headache, stomach upset, weight loss and difficulty sleeping. But one of the lesser known side-effects, skin problems can be devastating. An investigation on the adverse effects of Adderall XR in 2006 by the FDA indicated three areas of adverse events: cardiovascular , psychiatric and dematological. A report issued indicated, "The final area of concern that was found in this review, serious adverse skin reactions with Adderall XR, is not currently being addressed." 
According to the medication guide for Adderall XR, adverse reactions can include, "Urticaria, rash, hypersensitivity reactions including angioedema and anaphylaxis. Serious skin rashes, including Stevens Johnson Syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis have been reported." 
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is a serious skin disease, usually resulting from an allergic reaction from a medication. Symptoms include
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