Ry - admittedly, I haven't read through this whole thread. Once I read you were on Zonegran I thought I would chime in. It's in a good way, too.
Both my mother and I were put on Zonegran some time back and we both lost weight. I stopped taking it after 2 months because it gave me REALLY bad constant leg pains like a charley horse. My mom stayed on it and lost about
If I remember correctly, this medication is actually used to prevent seizures and migraines, but has off-label use for neurologic pain, in part due to the side effect of weight loss.
cervical fusion 2006
L4-5 surgery with cages, plates, and screws in 2005
MEDS: Fentanyl patch, Norco, Celexa, trazodone, and Flexeril
To handle yourself, use your head...to handle others, use your heart
I'm going to smile like nothing is wrong, act like everything is perfect, and pretend its not hurting me.