Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: JanineS | 2017-01-23 22:13 | 0 Comments

My almost 9 year old son had an EEG was just diagnosed with benign Rolandic epilepsy (pending an MRI to confirm). He was prescribed oxcarbazepine, and we tried the liquid tonight. It tastes really...

Created By: falling_86 | 2017-01-21 15:20 | 0 Comments

I'm so bad in the morning for remembering if I took my pills or not. Then I'll take them thinking I didn't. That's when I overdose and spend the day feeling super dizzy to the...

Created By: mattcoker@hotmail.co.uk | 2017-01-20 19:46 | 0 Comments

Ok so I've seen this topic been posted many a times but there are a few things I want to add.

I am 20 years old and from the UK and have Absence Seizures (Petit Mal). I started taking...

Created By: gcook | 2017-01-19 11:56 | 0 Comments

I am on Lamictol, Keppra and just started Vimpat a month ago. Doctor is lowering my Keppra hoping to get off it. I am up on Vimpat 400 daily. It has not helped since I started lowering Keppra. I...

Created By: shellyp86 | 2017-01-19 07:59 | 0 Comments

Have been on phenytoin 300mg for over 1 year now and getting reduced as starting the new brivat medication. Went for blood test before they reduced and it was at 25, had to go back 1 week later...

Created By: dianalove21 | 2017-01-17 21:59 | 0 Comments

All you have to do is eat at least 15 minutes before taking your medicine, and when I mean eat it has to be something that will get you full. I would always get dizzy when I would take my medicine...

Created By: Glutenwarrior | 2017-01-17 13:46 | 0 Comments

Hello,
I am 34 , i had epilepsy as a child and was wondering if there are any long term effects of tegretol on mental health!
I had my first seizure at age of 3 and tegretol was...

Created By: rlm1924 | 2017-01-17 09:33 | 0 Comments

My husband had a grand mal at 54. He probably had unrecognized absence seizures and twitches before that. He is on keppra er, 2000mg, and Vimpat, 400mg. Since he started this medication, he has...

Created By: aldo11 | 2017-01-17 01:50 | 0 Comments

I have had only 2 seizures in my life. The first one I had when I was a little kid, and the second one when I was 16 years old.

Created By: Kath2297 | 2017-01-16 00:49 | 0 Comments

My mom is 66 and takes Keppra for absence seizures, which started about six years ago. She had a large seizure and started medication afterwards. Not sure exactly how long the absence seizures...

Created By: Zivanov5 | 2017-01-12 09:45 | 1 Comment

Has anyone tried the new drug called Brivlera, a cousin to Keppra? There is very little information regarding side effects of this new drug.

Created By: Strikerafc | 2017-01-11 15:01 | 0 Comments

Very brief history. 2 seizures in my sleep on the same night 20 years ago. Prescribed 300ml of phenytoin to take before bed, had to problems at all. Nommore seizures until 3 years ago had a...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-01-11 13:41 | 1 Comment

I wasn't sure where to post this, but I decided to post it here in the "medications" section. I have been epileptic since I was 9 and was controlled for a very long time on...

Created By: TJP1214 | 2017-01-11 08:59 | 4 Comments

My son was switched to Keppra (Levetiracetam)in October (from Trileptal which he could not tolerate at the higher dose). He's been seizure free on the generic Levetiracetam 1500 mg twice a...

Created By: Kbeitz | 2017-01-11 01:29 | 0 Comments

Hey guys, I've been on vimpat for only a week. I have extreme hair loss. I feel very weak, unbalanced, jittery, and paranoid. Does anyone else have difficulties with vimpat?

Created By: savlav | 2017-01-09 11:59 | 0 Comments

I am currently switching from 1500 mg/day Keppra to Lamictal 600mg/day after extreme aggression, anxiety, headaches, lack of enjoying sex, temperature regulation problems... just to name a few. I...

Created By: ryanpeter | 2017-01-08 11:38 | 0 Comments

Hi All,

I have been taking Epilim with a small dose of Lamictal as support since 1996 (20yrs).
I have have been suffering with gout and my uric acid levels for about 6 years now....

Created By: FrankieL | 2017-01-05 01:46 | 0 Comments

Hi,

I have been on Tegretol CR for most of my life as the doctors diagnosed me with focal epilepsy after one seizure as a child. Since then I was on Tegretol and four years ago I had six...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-01-03 08:12 | 0 Comments

All,

I was diagnosed when I was 9 years old. It first started as simple partial and progressed to grand mal. For years I was completely controlled on tegretol xr, but several years ago...

Created By: Crazyguy | 2017-01-01 00:18 | 0 Comments

Granted, this is a forum for epilepsy, but I am going to give it a shot anyway. To start off, I have bipolar disorder rather than epilepsy. Anticonvulsant medications like Depakote have been the...

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