Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: klemen | 2017-03-22 12:44 | 4 Comments

Hello,
I'm taking 2x1000mg Keppra and 2x 400mg Tegretol daily. I'm having small seizures on this dosage, mostly at morning, at stressful situations or high phisical workload.

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Created By: Randeep Singh | 2017-03-22 11:51 | 0 Comments

PatientNextDoor is excited to welcome Dr. Rajdeep Singh to our platform. Dr. Rajdeep Singh is a Neurologist based in Charlotte, NC, USA with subspecialty training in Epilepsy and Sleep disorders....

Created By: sammys45 | 2017-03-19 10:01 | 0 Comments

Hello again. In my first posting i mentioned that i believed my grand mal seizures were primarily caused by my Nero subjecting me to the LED strobes. I had absolutely 0 seizures until that day and...

Created By: jkallison123 | 2017-03-18 11:31 | 1 Comment

Hi there. I am a 47 year old male with epilepsy, and was initially diagnosed after a brain tumor was removed when I was 21. I currently take Lamictal 300mg twice daily for seizure control....

Created By: Purringtonh | 2017-03-17 11:23 | 0 Comments

~9 weeks ago I began taking epilim at a small starting dose (can't remember exactly what it was), after a week moved up to a slightly higher dose, then 2 weeks in began experiencing extreme...

Created By: Djacobs | 2017-03-16 22:53 | 4 Comments

Any one else noticed bizarre mood changes...and huge weight loss with Zonisamide? My 18 yo has been on Zonisamide for 4 mts and has lost 32 lbs, and absolutely "hates my guts". It...

Created By: cholland | 2017-03-16 16:29 | 5 Comments

7 y/o just diagnosed with focal epilepsy and complex partial seizures. Neurologist wants to put her on Trileptal. Wondering what your experience is with side affects of this drug. I read that...

Created By: Slowpokenose | 2017-03-15 14:49 | 1 Comment

Hi, I really hope someone can give me some advice, I feel like the only person in the world on this medication combination!

I have been on prostap and Kliovance for approx 3 years and am...

Created By: ROXANNEVARHOLA77 | 2017-03-11 04:12 | 4 Comments

My name is Roxanne and I'm very scared. I'm going through a divorce and wasn't allowed to work while he still lived with me. He recently was layed off and now I have barely no...

Created By: laurieh1120 | 2017-03-09 22:52 | 0 Comments

Hello,
I moved to Mexico and Dilantin is called Epamin, so I have been taking that. I took a blood test recently and my levels were raised to 37. Im not sure if its because of the Mexican...

Created By: Baby doowop | 2017-03-07 10:18 | 4 Comments

I am writing as a scared and concerned wife. My husband is on keppra 500mg, 2 pills twice daily. He is NOT epileptic. And has had several tests to confirm that however is was put on the medication...

Created By: Wagwell | 2017-03-06 00:44 | 0 Comments

I've been taking Lamotrigine XR 300mg and Vimpat 150mg (2 per day) successfully since 2013. In January I had to change insurance. Humana won't cover either med bc 1) Lam is XR and 2)...

Created By: Cindy29 | 2017-03-05 12:58 | 2 Comments

Hi I just found out my sodium level dropped 6 points in 4 months it is now 128. I am really not sure if that is too low. My doctor told me to take 1 tegretol pill away. Does anyone know what a...

Created By: joshua_58bb71a5112d3 | 2017-03-04 21:12 | 1 Comment

I have been taking keppra xr for around 2 years. I had a tragic brain injury in 2001 and began having grand Mal seizures roughly 2 years ago. I was put on keppra and continued having seizures...

Created By: natclay2001 | 2017-03-02 19:04 | 0 Comments

My husband has been seizure free for about 10yrs now. He was put on Dilantin/Phenytoin. Every year he's had a blood screen at work for health insurance. Everything has been normal except his...

Created By: reika.bijou | 2017-03-01 18:13 | 2 Comments

Hi all. I'm 23 years old, and I was diagnosed with photosensitive epilepsy when I was 15 or 16 (I don't remember which). My pediatric neurologist went the herbal route, using CoQ10 and...

Created By: Anjana | 2017-03-01 13:53 | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with JME and m on epillex chrono 300mg*2 tyms+ rivotril 0.5 mg for 2 years. I feel psychologically disturbed. .. I can't handle my emotions. .. Be it stress, sadness,...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-03-01 11:57 | 0 Comments

Has anyone been on more than 60mg of Onfi? It's a dose that seems to work for me. But, I am afraid that if it stops that I would need to try something else. It just makes me fatigued right...

Created By: SicklyChild | 2017-02-26 14:07 | 4 Comments

My husband had a focal seizure 3 months ago (2 years to the day after he had surgery to excise a large malignant brain tumor). The effects of the seizure were expressive aphasia and some right...

Created By: Yzw2000 | 2017-02-23 14:17 | 0 Comments

Hi,

I'm 11 years post treatment for brain cancer and been on generic lamictal (150 2x daily) for about a year and a half. I was having some breakthrough partial seizures so we raised...

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