Levothyroxine - 100 mcg 1 daily; Triamterene HCTZ - 37.5-25 mg 1 daily; Estradiol - 1 mg 1 daily; Fosinopril - 10 mg 1 daily; Drisdol - Vit D2 - 1.25 mg (50,000 units) l a week; Wellbutrin HCL - 1.25 mg 3 daily; Lorazepam - 0.5 mg 2 @ bedtime Focalin XR - 40 mg 1 daily; Provigil - 200 mg 1 daily; Omeprazole DR - 40 mg (I've been taking as needed); Hydrocodon - APAP 5 325 as needed
The first 4 meds listed I have been on for at 5 years or longer, I have been on Wellbutrin for 4 years. I'm not sure if I feel comfortable taking the Focalin (I've only been on it 4 weeks), The Provigil I started taking approx. 4 months ago which was when I was diagnosed with sleep apnea and started using a CPAP machine.
Which do you feel are working against each other? Even though you have not examined me in person which would you eliminate if needed?
The lorazepam I take at bedtime to help sleep, the hydrocodone I only take when absolutely necessary to deal with the fibro & low back pain. I don't want to risk getting dependent on pain killers. I have felt uneasy about taking the focalin every since it was prescribed. I will talk to my psych dr. at my next visit. Do you have any other suggestions to help with the insomnia rather than the lorazepam?
Do you think feeling cold all the time could be due to the fibro or do you feel the adrenal gland could be causing the extreme fatigue or being uncomfortably cold all the time? Is the blood test that was performed sufficient?