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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-03-27 12:35 | 51 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone switched from Keppra to the Keppra XR (extended release tablets)?  If so, did you notice any significant differences, good or bad?  Once I finish the Keppra I have, I will be starting...

Created By: SiobhanL | 2015-03-23 19:48 | 93 Views | 1 Comment

I have just started taking Lamictal for epilepsy in my left hemisphere. My neurologist is gradually getting me onto the drug, starting with 25 mg on alternate days for the first week. After only...

Created By: des32431 | 2015-03-23 18:03 | 65 Views | 1 Comment

I have spatial seizures that are 100% controlled by Trileptal.  My blood sodium level is now too low.  I will begin titration to Vimpat tomorrow.  I would like to to know what to expect from...

Created By: Rantaleksi | 2015-03-21 09:13 | 100 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I was diagnosed with epilepsy about 3 years ago, and I have been taking Trileptal (1+2 x 300mg/day) ever since. It works very well on me, and I haven't had a seizure ever since....

Created By: qbsbrown | 2015-03-15 13:57 | 167 Views | 1 Comment

So I started this new medication called Oxtellar XR, which is just a newer, longer acting version of Trileptal.  In the past, trileptal had a some good effects on me, but given that it's half life...

Created By: lisamanaster8@gmail.com | 2015-03-12 21:02 | 158 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

My 17 year old daughter has a partial complex seizure disorder and has been on Keppra for 11 years (other meds before that.) In December we raised her levels by 50% b/c she was having...

Created By: dped88 | 2015-03-12 20:25 | 161 Views | 1 Comment

The question is exactly what the title reads. I'm on keppra 500 2x a day for my epilepsy, am still waiting on an updated consult from neuro (my PCP has my records and positive eeg from 2007 with...

Created By: trudiestroud | 2015-03-12 06:35 | 221 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone

My partner was diagnosed with Epilepsy 13 months ago so were still quite new to this - he has what they call 'unexplained epilepsy' as all of his scans, ECG's, EEGs etc all came...

Created By: kayjay | 2015-03-11 17:38 | 217 Views | 1 Comment

Hi
I have been on lamotrigine for 4 months now, im on a low dose of 50mg twice daily and still having alot of complex partials. The problem i have is that my memory and thought isnt what it...

Created By: Tim Warman | 2015-03-11 16:41 | 167 Views | 2 Comments

Hi there. I'm new on the forum and wanted some advice on Medication for my 6 year old daughter.

She is currently on Tegretol (Carbemazepine) which seems to be making her very drowsy and has...

Created By: buddydreamer@gmail.com | 2015-03-09 15:05 | 177 Views | 3 Comments

Hi, I was doing well on Vimpat at 150mg. I have a seizure usually once a year or so but we were hoping to get rid of the seizures with medication. I tried all the 'usual' drugs. They all had...

Created By: Rmitchell2212 | 2015-03-08 14:11 | 138 Views | 2 Comments

  I am trying to connect with anyone who has any experience with a drug study or some type of clinical trial for new medications. Want to know how it went for you and why you decided to be a part...

Created By: cindyloowho | 2015-03-07 23:41 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

I want to offer encouragement to those with TLE and complex partial seizures.  I started having déjà vu type seizures not understanding what they were until I had a tonic clonic.  I saw an...

Created By: cindyloowho | 2015-03-07 23:20 | 145 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Camrab15 | 2015-03-07 06:05 | 143 Views | 1 Comment

Has anybody noticed hair loss while on lamitcal, or the generic, lamitrogine?  Ever since mine increased from 600 mg to 1200 mg, I noticed hair loss.

Created By: dejavu15 | 2015-03-06 18:12 | 182 Views | 1 Comment

My doctor has put me on Keppra generic and so far I'm pleased.

When I was on the Keppra xr it seems like I was over excited and very sensitive and moody.

Now...

Created By: dejavu15 | 2015-03-06 18:10 | 136 Views | 0 Comments

My doctor has put me on Keppra generic and so far I'm pleased.

When I was on the Keppra xr it seems like I was over excited and very sensitive and moody.

But...

Created By: en dehors | 2015-03-05 12:08 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

For those adults treating with nonpsychoactive CBD, what dosage did you start with? Specifically for 22%/05% CBD/THC ratio with 22 mg dosage for 140 pound adult. How many doses per day to start...

Created By: Murbayn | 2015-03-05 08:38 | 127 Views | 1 Comment

I've been a lot of meds to control my epilepsy and thankfully I've only had side effects from 2 of these meds.
I just started Primidone and get light headed and dizzy.
Can anyone tell...

Created By: bumpy2 | 2015-03-05 02:24 | 134 Views | 1 Comment

Hi

I am so stressed out. I have been diagnosed with stage 3a chronic kidney disease last September and now have moved into 3b. I am just waiting result from a microalbuminurea test but...

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