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Full Question: I have been a migraine suffer since my teenage years. I am now 49. I have been on Zonegran 200 mg. nightly for 10 months I am now off of it. Now I have been put on Lithium 300 mg. nightly. I was told that I couldn't stay on Zonegran long term, but it works so well. Do you why it can't be used long term? And I have developed a rash since taking Lithium and can't get my doctor to call me back and talk to me to see if it might be the Lithium causing the rash. Do you know if Lithium can cause an itchy rash? Thanks Lisa.
I have no reason to think that Zonegran cannot be used long-term. I had the first information in the world’s literature on using it for migraines and headaches and have had patients on it for as long as it has been on the market. So, I’m confused. I personally hate lithium and never use it. I feel it is a very problematic medicine with a lot of side effects and lots of need to monitor laborato...
FullQuestion: I have been suffering from chronic cluster headaches for the past 20 years since I was 25. After numerous CT's and MRI tests from more than 2 dozen internists and neurologists they seem to give up on me. I was prescribed verapamil (480 ml.) prednisone, Depakote, Topamax, Cafergot at different times.They all worked fine for a month or two, then it seems my body is becomes immune and rejects the drug. The headaches continue with a daily vengeance. Recently, I was taking Neurontin - 600 mg day which worked fine for a couple of months. As of today it seems my body is getting accustomed to it and the headaches continue. When I can no longer bear the unbearable pain, I take Maxalt which relieves it, but my prescription plan limits the amount I get every 3 months. I have no choice but to take it sparingly. I have taken Excedrin in huge amounts which is causing cyst in my liver. I am going crazy and cannot live with the daily pain. I ask my neurologist repeated...
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