Topic: Medication Issues

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...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-02-22 13:43 | 0 Comments

Probably wrong place to post this, but anyone having an issue with the chat feature. Hasnt worked all day.

Created By: TJP1214 | 2017-02-13 08:03 | 3 Comments

Hello all. I have been so confused and full of anxiety the past few months and hoping to get some feedback/ideas. My 16 year old son has had epilepsy since age 5. Idiopathic, all during sleep...

Created By: QuinC | 2017-02-09 20:44 | 0 Comments

Does anybody know of a medication that is tolerable with minimal side effects? My son sounds very agitated, isolated and can't seem to keep the pill down.

Created By: GreenTara | 2017-02-06 09:35 | 0 Comments

Quick background: I've been on Phenobarbitol (yes, it's old but worked well for me) for decades. Upon discovering I have osteopenia, my neurologist recently had me switch to Lamotrigine...

Created By: EPinDC | 2017-02-05 00:56 | 0 Comments

Hi. I am 53 years ol and have been taking Depakote since I was about 23 or 24. I have had side effects but basically it has worked fine and, most importantly, my seizures have been controlled....

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-02-04 08:56 | 0 Comments

Does anyone have any experience with efficacy of taking medication once a day versus twice today. I am on onfi only at night and was curious if it would be more effective if I took it twice a day...

Created By: Sofialopez | 2017-02-03 02:37 | 0 Comments

My 2 year old daughter has been taking trileptal for the past year , they started her off with 2.5 ML twice a day by the 7th month of her being on that medication we started noticing she would...

Created By: csh | 2017-02-01 08:59 | 0 Comments

Has anyone ever taken DDAVP?

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-01-30 13:04 | 0 Comments

Has anyone experienced anxiety as a side effect to Onfi? I started on it a little bit ago and noticed as the dose increased my anxiety the morning after was worse. Anxiety was a aura for me, and...

Created By: ndimeck94 | 2017-01-28 03:48 | 0 Comments

I have heard a lot of good things about CBD oil and am looking into it for treatment for myself. I am 22 and have been diagnosed with epilepsy since I was 12. I have been on a few different meds,...

Created By: FiveFootMo | 2017-01-27 17:08 | 1 Comment

Hello,
So just a little backstory...
I have had only 3 grand mal seizures that i've known of. The first was in 2006 and was put on Dilantin. It didn't work because i had...

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 | 1 Comment

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...

Pages