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Second opinion] My wife took amitriptiline last night and
Second opinion] My wife took amitriptiline last night and she now has had Myoclonic jerks for 7 hrs. what can she do? … read more
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My wife who is 83 is suffering from constant jerking which
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What does this EEG result mean? Findings: 1. Background
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Can gabapentin and or amitriptyline after taking it for 6
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My question is about my 87 yr old mother. In the last year
Hello, my name is ***** ***** question is about my 87 yr old mother. In the last year she has these jerks which started out when she was dozing off to sleep, In the last serveral months it has gotten … read more
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Would love to know why, every single night now, while
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