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dx type 2 trigeminal neuralgia, occipital neuralgia, neuropathy. rx'd gabapentin, perc, k-pin, ibuprofen, mobic- rarely take as no help, cymbalta, (duloxetine) phenergen. sev false + for amphetimine. help! why ?

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Dr. Mario Diaz-gomez
36 years experience Family Medicine
Try Lyrica (pregabalin).: There are other medications & modalities that your neurologist can try.
Answered on May 4, 2013
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Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience Psychiatry
Trileptal is a derivative of Tegretol which can be effective for Trigeminal Neuralgia. It is better tolerated than Tegretol.
May 4, 2013
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly Tegretol or Troleptal are better choices for Trigeminal Neuralgia. They need to be prescribe at high doses. Be patient !
May 4, 2013
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Confusing: I think your real ? Is why you test positive for amphine when you are not using them. Right? Well if they are justdoing a drug screen there are quite a few things that can give false positive. Especially some over the counter medications , even Vicks that is rubbed on and inhaled or the kind you stick up your nosezantac otc is another one if you use that for heartburn . Most oral decongestants 2.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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