Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: LondonMum | 2016-08-29 08:43 | 0 Comments

Hello all,

My son has complex partial seizures since late 6 years-old, but we took sometime to have the correct diagnose. We were living in Paris for a short period of time when the first...

Created By: seidelna | 2016-08-29 00:32 | 1 Comment

Daughter just diagnosed with e, and given oxcarbazepine. she's been on it just a week, noticed today small red rash on stomach and lower back. is this a reaction?

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2016-08-26 23:26 | 1 Comment

Hello

My daughter is 15 yrs old, has 2-3 seizures a day (complex partials lasting 1-2 minutes) BUT we have to use the midazolam nasal spray on her every 3-4 days to sedate her when her...

Created By: busymom | 2016-08-25 12:23 | 1 Comment

Hello!

I am new to this community, but not new to epilepsy. My daughter began (or we realized!) having seizures around 2007. Since then she has tried 7 different meds to get them under...

Created By: sanfidd | 2016-08-22 10:32 | 3 Comments

Hi, has anyone ever had their multi-vitamin effect their seizure meds - specifically Tegretol CR? I have been on Tegretol CR 1600mg/daily for 25 years and I recently started taking a multi-...

Created By: vantage08 | 2016-08-15 14:10 | 0 Comments

Hi I'm Brent. I had minor childhood epilepsy from the ages of approximately 5-7 years old. My face would contort then it would be over in several seconds. One night, I woke up seizing and...

Created By: claude.roy790 | 2016-08-13 21:05 | 1 Comment

I take 800mg of Carbamazepine and 2500mg of Keppra each day because I had a seizure once and multiple simple partial seizure that I still have today. That's a good thing that I only had one...

Created By: rachel2610 | 2016-08-11 09:47 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I am 24 years old and have been on Lamictal since I was 16. Each time after a seizure my dosage was increased a little at a time. I am now at 600 mg. a day (300 mg. in the morning...

Created By: loreleiann | 2016-08-08 23:32 | 0 Comments

Hi, anyone have any suggestions for any vitamins or other
supplements that can help reduce tremors caused by Keppra
or Lamictal? Thanks for any info!

Created By: dickkirkland | 2016-08-06 09:03 | 1 Comment

Hello,
I'm new to the forum, a post-craniotomy brain AVM / stroke survivor with uncontrolled partial seizures.
Sometimes these are tonic/clonic.
In the past year, my...

Created By: csfambro | 2016-08-02 21:12 | 0 Comments

My doctor recently switched me from Time Released to Extended Release. He's a new neurologist and we didn't discuss the change, but I think the ER is just what's more common. Has...

Created By: Emloumanryan | 2016-08-02 14:17 | 0 Comments

Hello, my husband developed epilepsy following a sports injury three years ago aged 30. He was taking Keppra but it didn't suit him, he was then prescribed Tegretol, Clobazam, Escitalopram...

Created By: bad habit | 2016-08-01 17:46 | 0 Comments

Hi all,

I've been on 500mg Keppra XR for about two months now. After the initial few days, I started having really odd dreams which mess with my sleep. It's like one of those...

Created By: LouieRC86 | 2016-08-01 02:22 | 1 Comment

I have been seizure free since 12/29/2015. I was taking 200mg tablets of Lamotrigine after 12/29/2015 until approximately 5/31/2016. Due to the loss of my job and my employee based health...

Created By: ncmdermo | 2016-07-31 19:36 | 0 Comments

I have nocturnal epilepsy and myofocal epilepsy (yay I'm twice as special) and take zonegran and trileptal. Just came off 20 years of taking a high dose of lamictal and would like any...

Created By: jrh180 | 2016-07-29 09:55 | 0 Comments

Hi there I was just wondering if anyone has had a similar experience and can help me. this is a long story I will try to keep it as simple as possible

I was fit free since I was 15 years of...

Created By: Chloe24 | 2016-07-24 14:16 | 0 Comments

Hi!

I'm new to the forum, so hello everyone. Below is a bit about my epileptic story and the dilemma I'm currently facing - any advice/similar stories/reassurance would be great...

Created By: cassyvickery088 | 2016-07-21 09:14 | 0 Comments

Hi I'm new on here I have myoclonus jerks, I've had them my whole life recently have become worse. I've been seeing a nerolgist. I had an eeg and when the strobe lights started to...

Created By: AsgardianNerd | 2016-07-16 22:50 | 0 Comments

So I take keppra(1000 mg) Depakote (750 mg) and lamictil(100 mg). Ever since starting the Keppra, my symptoms started to fade away, and everything was well under control. Lately though I feel like...

Created By: Lamictalgirl | 2016-07-15 22:34 | 0 Comments

Hello lovely people,

I am new to this forum but would deeply appreciate your advice! I am reducing Lamictal in a month under the care of a brilliant neurologist as my epilepsy is stable but...

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