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Let’s talk medication side effects

Let’s talk medication side effects

Good morning. It’s a beautiful sunny morning here, the calm before the storm. The snow is coming tomorrow afternoon through Thursday morning. I have no where to be so I’m all good. Looking forward to watching the first snow fall of the year even though the majority will fall overnight. I have been wanting to discuss medications for the longest time. I take a lot of pills each day due to my multiple sclerosis and because of my migraines, which…

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Perseverance, persistent or just plain stubborn

Perseverance, persistent or just plain stubborn

I don’t know which one I am take your pick. If you haven’t read my post for the last couple of days, I had an incident. I slid to the floor and I wasn’t able to get up.  One of the culprits could’ve been the fact that I increased one of my medicines, Gabapentin which is the generic form of Neurontin, due to the pain in my shoulder from tendonitis. I increased it on Sunday, and the incident happened on…

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Rituxan infusion possible side effects-a patients perspective

Rituxan infusion possible side effects-a patients perspective

As expected I was extremely tired after. It’s because of the large amount of Benadryl that is given. I was in bed asleep by 9:00. I’d love to say that was unusual for me, but during the week that’s my normal bed time.  I woke up with a little stomach ache. That can be a number of reasons but it is listed as a side effect of the rituxan. I don’t remember it from any of the other times I…

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