Mr Pharmacist….

….won’t you help me out today, in your usual lovely way Popped into the chemists today to see if the “NO ALCOHOL” warning on my amitriptyline tablets, really means NO ALCOHOL. A twinkly-glassed, tank-topped, phar-therly figure appeared from the back room as if by magic and assured me it was OK on the dosage IContinue reading “Mr Pharmacist….”

I’m in pain…

It’s not pain as you would conventionally know it and it’s really difficult to describe the sensation. My feet and lower legs feel like they want to shrivel up and shrink into themselves with occasional stabs of more conventional pain from my toes. I used to describe it as a crawling sensation, but that doesn’tContinue reading “I’m in pain…”

My MS History – Part Six

After one more session of double-checking with the consultant where he had yet another student in tow – it seemed I was becoming a textbook example of nystagmus – it became apparent that the steroids really hadn’t done their job. So to suppress my existing symptoms I was prescribed Gabapentin. I had been given detailsContinue reading “My MS History – Part Six”