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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: sindarintech | 2017-09-18 21:13 | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with right temporal lobe epilepsy in January, based on symptoms I documented and confirmation of a spike in my EEG. My neuro put me on 150mg of Lamictal and it's helped, but I...

Created By: NickyKay | 2017-09-18 10:58 | 1 Comment

Hello! I've always been a little emotional. But once I started to get the seizures, I was put on lamotrigine and my emotions heightened. Months passed and I was on drugs.com trying to figure...

Created By: sindarintech | 2017-09-17 17:19 | 1 Comment

Background: I had started using Klonopin for 'anxiety' about 8 years ago, taking .25 mg doses about once per week to help with 'weird head feelings'. I was diagnosed with Right...

Created By: Rianna | 2017-09-15 21:54 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone! My name is Rianna, I am 27 years old and I was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 16. This is my first ever post on this forum and I am brand new to the site. I am currently...

Created By: audia4b8 | 2017-09-15 09:51 | 0 Comments

Hey everyone i am new to this forum because i don't really know where else to go, Im 20 years old tall and pretty fit but ive been having seizure like symptoms happening to me when i stand up...

Created By: Melissa1992 | 2017-09-11 20:15 | 16 Comments

Hello! Advice needed ASAP! I'll give you a quick run down I am 24 years old and recently diagnosed with generalized epilepsy. Being diagnosed is literallu my biggest fear coming true ive...

Created By: clhawker | 2017-09-08 22:38 | 1 Comment

Has anyone experienced the side effect of compulsive behavior? Meaning increase in eating, shopping, etc? Thank you in advance.

Created By: TanyaR38 | 2017-09-08 04:38 | 3 Comments

Hey,

I know many have mentioned using this drug before i just wanted to give a heads up for people to be very careful on this medication. I was diagnosed in 2013 with supposedly having...

Created By: Jen11 | 2017-08-22 16:22 | 0 Comments

Hi- I am new to this site. I wanted opinions on generic lamictal xr. I have been on name brand for the last 7 years with only one breakthrough seizure. My previous insurance had covered the...

Created By: ohnoitserin | 2017-08-21 02:07 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

For the past 10-ish years I've been taking lamictal 200mg 3x a day + zonegran 400mg at night + lyrica 100mg 2x a day for intractable simple partial seizures in the left...

Created By: Shahar | 2017-08-19 16:18 | 4 Comments

Hello all,
Has anyone been given emergency meds to interrupt clusters of/continuous simple partial seizures? I'm just wondering as I'd always assumed given the risks associated...

Created By: Melissa1992 | 2017-08-18 17:52 | 3 Comments

Hello I'm 24 and recently diagnosed with epilepsy, I've been having seziures for a couple months. When I do have them there quick and I don't lose consciousness but I'll ether...

Created By: salsaljoon | 2017-08-18 03:33 | 0 Comments

Sorry for another post, this forum has got me excited looking for hope.
I have seen a lot of posts on here about using magnesium to help lower their chance of having a seizure. I was...

Created By: salsaljoon | 2017-08-18 02:19 | 0 Comments

Okay, this is an extremely long story and I'm new to this site, everyone here seems super nice and eager to help so here I go. Please read the whole story to get a better understanding :) I...

Created By: JimmyNoNo | 2017-08-17 16:02 | 2 Comments

Due to Medical Cannabis Card I will pop positive of a drug test

Essentially I can not find a "real" job that will hire me due to my "Failing of a Drug Test" for my...

Created By: Melissa1992 | 2017-08-17 09:20 | 3 Comments

Hello I was recently diagnosed with epilepsy, my doctor prescribed me Keppra 500mg twice a day. I'm 24 and have never had to take medication like this before and I have read so many mixed...

Created By: Afaiola87 | 2017-08-17 07:06 | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with grand mal seizures and just recently been diagnosed with absence seizures even though my parents kinda suspected it.. well I been on topamax 100mg 2x a day for awhile and it...

Created By: Nati | 2017-08-16 16:18 | 2 Comments

It saddens me that one of the most beneficial medications yet isn't covered by any Medicare/ Medicaid. It isn't considered medication, its a supplement.

Do you think it should be...

Created By: Kyla2003 | 2017-08-16 04:42 | 2 Comments

My daughter was diagnosed with partial complex seizures at age 2 and put on Keppra. This summer after 2 yrs of being seizure free with a now normal EEG she was taken off Keppra. She just started...

Created By: Nathandmiller87 | 2017-08-14 11:55 | 2 Comments

Started taking keppra on the 5th. I have had the typical exhausted feeling and emotional issues. I cried on the phone (I do tech support) and had to go home from work one day last week. Today I...

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