Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Samsquanch | 2016-12-01 16:50 | 0 Comments

OK, so my husband got approval to get off of Keppra. The weaning process was fine. The second day he was completely off of it, he was dizzy, felt weak and most importantly fluorescent lights were...

Created By: John.A | 2016-12-01 10:29 | 0 Comments

Hi All,

After a recent visit with my Neurologist, we've added Lamictal to the Keppra i'm already on to see if it can help better control the few seizures I'm still having. I...

Created By: frugalchic | 2016-11-30 15:28 | 1 Comment

Hello all,
I've had epilepsy since I was 19, and I've noticed a pattern: often, when I have a seizure, a doctor doesn't want to try to uncover WHY it happened... they just...

Created By: Candoit | 2016-11-30 03:02 | 0 Comments

Hello friends,

I am new here. In fact first time posting in any support group. I have been on 4 different types of meds since 1.5 years now. Reason for starting meds was depression....

Sam
Created By: sam12345 | 2016-11-29 02:13 | 0 Comments

Hi,
Is anyone taking the new drug briviact?

Created By: brigade2104 | 2016-11-28 19:14 | 0 Comments

what are the issues.just started my 7yr old on Depakote but he has been taking keppera since 4yrs old.i heard you could have moments where you forget what you have learned like tying shoes

Created By: Talldarin | 2016-11-28 05:19 | 0 Comments

Hello, my name is Vlad and i'm 27 years old. Last night after a lot of stress and deadlines i had in that day and few days before I made a seizure, first it started right after i finished my...

Created By: juliek2490 | 2016-11-27 02:44 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone I was hoping to get some advice about medications related to seizures and how to feel more in control after being diagnosed with a seizure disorder...here's my back story.

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Created By: Jacks mum | 2016-11-23 06:05 | 0 Comments

My son is on 10ml of ethosuximide twice a day and he seems really spaced out a lot of the time. I spoke to his teachers at parents evening the other night and they were saying if they he seems to...

Created By: LearyT95 | 2016-11-21 11:56 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Tyler and I was diagnosed with temporal lobe complex partial Epilepsy over 2 years ago and have been having them for longer. I have been on multiple medicines from: Ethosuximide,...

Created By: CrazyMikey | 2016-11-19 04:05 | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 22 years now since I was 10. Ever since the first day I had my first medication I've had nothing but medication problems. My first medication was Depakote. When I...

Created By: Missakitty13 | 2016-11-18 16:42 | 0 Comments

It's always a toss up between side affects vs. Seizures. Pretty much with every medication. Reading through all the posts has made me feel better and worse. Made me realize I'm not alone...

Created By: RC18 | 2016-11-16 17:04 | 0 Comments

Ladies and Gents,

A quick question or two, but first I suppose it'd be of some assistance if I posted a bit of background information.

A while ago I experienced a seizure for...

Created By: webbmp | 2016-11-16 08:16 | 0 Comments

Our little one has been having myoclonic seizures since 13mo. We were first on keppra and now are on depakote and onfi. He used to be good at taking his medications. He now refuses to even let us...

Created By: harrissuzy | 2016-11-14 12:01 | 1 Comment

Hi All,

I'm new to this forum and I would love some help if at all possible please.
I'm on 1100MG of Tegretol Slow Release a day, I've been on it for just under 10...

Created By: Quadzilla | 2016-11-13 16:26 | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,
I just joined this group with hopes of getting some information on which medication to take to treat my seizures. I'm currently taking Depakote, 250 mg twice a day. Well...

Created By: Graham2008 | 2016-11-10 20:03 | 3 Comments

Hi Everbody i am a parent whom is struggling to get to grips once again with epilepsy,My son was diagnosed 4 years ago and after a harrowing time finding a solution he was prescribed Trieptal 4....

Created By: Angela6067 | 2016-11-02 10:18 | 1 Comment

I have been on Keppra for 5 years. The doctor decided it was time to try something new. I think they dropped me down to quickly. I went from 1500 mg in the am and 1500 mg at night to 750 mg twice...

Created By: Madliz91 | 2016-11-02 00:59 | 0 Comments

Hey there,
Looking for some advice on how long I should stay on my keppra. Currently taking 500mg twice a day and although it's done a great job at controlling my seizures it's...

Created By: Samsquanch | 2016-11-01 18:27 | 2 Comments

I decided to join this just to get some feed back so I'm not an overly anxious/paranoid wife. Back story, my husband went into Sudden Cardiac Arrest last year. They concluded he had a seizure...

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