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Can Prednisone Withdrawal Cause Seizures
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Yes: Methadone like all narcotics cause changes in the neurotransmitters in the brain and also can cause damage to the brain that reflects itself as seizures or other type of adverse brain function.They are also reuptake inhibitors that reduce the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain. Need to rebuild the neurotransmitters. www.neuroscisncemyths.com for info and find a doctor to help/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: Stopping steroids abruptly can cause headache, aching, fatigue, & feeling of weariness. More likely if you have been on steroids for over 2 weeks. Check with your doctor to see if you should be tapered more slowly off the steroids to avoid these symptoms. But, if this headache feels different than any other previous experiences; or note confusion, weakness or worst headache of your life--go to er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I have never heard anythign like that. Who told you that? ...Read more
Yes: One of the reasons benzodiazepines are dangerous for long-term use is the significant spectrum of withdrawal effects, some of which can be potentially life-threatening. This is why these drugs need to be gradually discontinued. Even with gradual withdrawal, if a patient has been on them daily for over 3 weeks, withdrawals can be serious. Seek the advice of your physician to treat these symptoms. ...Read more
Unlikely: More information is needed to answer aproprietly your question What kind of headache? Trigger factors?, quality, location, how long, does it last?, what makes it better, what worse.. do you drink alcohol? smoke, habits?? , how is your blood pressure? Any other sx's??? Etc. If headache is persistent and severe, best is to see a Dr. It's unlikely for klonopin (clonazepam) to cause headache as a side effect. ...Read more
Better said that ...: Klonopin (generic name clonazepam) has been associated with neutropenia, but it is not a frequent occurrence. Studies suggest that of those patients that report side effects from taking clonazapam, only ~1% of them report that side effect to be neutropenia. Several co-morbid conditions were reported. Anemia, low plts and pancytopenia, each reversed with Clonazepam cessation, have been reported. ...Read more
Not likely.: Have your doctor look to other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
Can Serotonin Syndrome cause migraines? Can it cause migraine aura?
Can psuedoephedrine overdose induce it>?
Unlikely: confusion, headache not migraines, muscle twitching, agitation, dilated pupils, changes in your bp and temperature, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shivering, heavy sweating are all possible symptoms for serotonin syndrome. It is commonly caused by interactions between an antidepressant that is an SSRI or SNRI and another medication that effects serotonin--ex. Cough med or pain med etc not sudafed ...Read more
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