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hula_dancer73 posted:
Hi all,

I have leveled off with the Topamax over the alst week and a half and the sz activity has slowed down as well. Istill have some s/e left that I do not like, like back pain but that is diminishing and muscle cramps in my thighs.

It has been too short of time for it to start to prevent my migraines and they are WAY out of control so next Tuesday I go to get my TPI shot in the back of my neck to relive some of that. TPI stands for Trigger Point Injection. He (not my neuro) wanted to put more TPIs in other spots but was afraid he would skewer the VNS lead and gave up that idea so he just does it in teh neck. I do get relieve for months so maybe between the medicine and the shots the migraines can be controlled. Since I stared taking the Topamax a litlte over a month ago I have lost about 5-6 pounds. I am eating right too. I have gone down from a size 16 to a 14 in pants size.

well that is all.

I live on O'ahu in the Waikiki district of downtown Honolulu.

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