Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: ConnieS0202 | 2017-04-23 10:10 | 4 Comments

My 72 year old father is refusing to take his medication. He developed epilepsy late in life after having heart problems. He just won't accept the fact that he needs his meds to prevent...

Created By: smperkin | 2017-04-18 15:49 | 1 Comment

Hi Guys!

New to the forum... What an awesome community!

I've been taking Dilantin for about 20 years to "control" seizures as a side effect of a brain aneurysm...

Created By: Roald | 2017-04-11 23:20 | 3 Comments

Hi I am wondering what you recommend and use as rescue remedies at the onset of breakthrough seizures? I have right temporal focal seizures that quickly progress to generalized tonic clonic...

Created By: Tejina | 2017-04-10 14:09 | 2 Comments

Hello all!

I was just wondering if anyone on here is taking antidepressants with lamotrigine. I'm on a rather high dosage (900mg/day) and had started trying some antidepressants....

Created By: dvdk | 2017-04-10 07:15 | 3 Comments

Hi,

I have been on Vimpat for almost two years and am now reducing this because I get terribly itchy from it. Especially on my scalp, neck and arms it is so bad I'm scratching all day...

Created By: kili.thorin | 2017-04-10 00:05 | 3 Comments

So I was just wondering if anyone could answer my question. I almost took 3400 mg of my lamotrigine by accident. Luckily I caught myself before I swallowed it but it got me thinking 'what...

Created By: Roald | 2017-04-08 17:14 | 1 Comment

Recently captured 2 focal right temporal seizures that quickly progress to general tonic clonic status seizures on VEEG. Have had these events since MVA hit and run 4 years ago, every 3 months to...

Created By: Amcw1727@me.com | 2017-04-05 07:29 | 1 Comment

My 5mos old has been diagnosed today with epilepsy. His doctors have him on Keppra. Is it normal for him to have jerky movements still? I am sorry if this seems like a dumb question but I am...

Created By: yustirani | 2017-04-05 00:09 | 7 Comments

Hello,

I'm taking Keppra 3000mg per day, I cannot afford anymore.
Please advice what the worst can happen to me if I stop Keppra like this. So far I don't have problem using...

Created By: kboester1 | 2017-04-03 06:00 | 2 Comments

I am a 52 female that has recently been diagnosed with epilepsy. .i have had several EEG that show irregularities and have been on medication for 5 months now . My question is once you are on what...

Created By: Jenbes | 2017-04-02 03:22 | 2 Comments

Keppra the toxic medication has scrambled my brain and body long enough. 4 months of accelerating symptoms culminating in numb and very cold feet, little sleep, head spins so bad some days I can...

Created By: Maham | 2017-04-01 04:06 | 1 Comment

Hi. I was diagnosed with absence seizures at 11 years old which turned to Grand Mal Epilepsy when I turned 15. I'm 26 years old now and I've only had 4 grand Mal seizures in the last 10...

Created By: emgreen1970@yahoo.co.nz | 2017-04-01 03:02 | 3 Comments

Im 46, had myclonic seizures all my life, did not know that what they were so did not get any medical help. From 20-30 i had gran mal seizures when withdrawing from drugs, from 30-42 no drug use...

Created By: Hjvance | 2017-03-31 21:28 | 0 Comments

My 13 month old son was diagnosed this week. Any advice on ways to give depakote sprinkles to an infant. First time went great in yogurt. Now he's on to us. Two person chore. I travel for...

Created By: allisonm_58dea15e9323f | 2017-03-31 15:01 | 6 Comments

I am new to this forum and am hoping to gain some advice from those who are living with epilepsy or from parents of children with epilepsy. My 14 year old son has what we believe to be stage 1...

Created By: AF432 | 2017-03-28 19:58 | 4 Comments

I'm 24 and I've been taking Lamictal for 6 years now, 200mg doses morning and evening. I used to have grand mal seizures once a year or so (while on the Lamictal) but they've...

Created By: jndando | 2017-03-28 09:34 | 1 Comment

My son is 3 and was recently diagnosed with epilepsy. He's been put on Keppra which effectively stopped the seizures. However, now that he's been on the medication for a little over two...

Created By: MarissaS | 2017-03-27 20:37 | 1 Comment

My 11 year old daughter has been on Keppra for 3/4 years now. She started having absence seizures at 3/4 years old. Her presvjool teacher noticed them and after consulting with several...

Created By: sam12345 | 2017-03-27 09:26 | 2 Comments

I would like some information as to whether anyone has tried CBO as a add on to their medications. Op

Created By: Jenbes | 2017-03-27 04:47 | 0 Comments

Hi, I've just been put on Keppra after 27 years on Tegretol. Temporal lobe epilepsy, no seizures for 28 years. Tegretol had dropped by blood sodium to very low. Supposedly on Keppra 1000mg...

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