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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Nyo | 2015-07-05 12:03 | 41 Views | 0 Comments

I have acute generalized seizures that only occur every year or so. Normally I get an aura and I'm able to prevent a seizure after putting my head down.

However I was put on Keppra about 5...

Created By: northwestpj@icloud.com | 2015-07-05 00:55 | 24 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I've been taking Lamitcal for a couple years; started with Topamax, that stuff is evil. I've had virtually no side effects with the Lamitcal but as we've increased the dosage all the way up to...

Created By: KellyPopcorn | 2015-07-02 22:40 | 49 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

My 13-year-old had great luck using Keppra for 1 1/2 years, after having some tonic-clonic seziures and being diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy.  However, in the last few...

Created By: Seattlejohn | 2015-07-01 01:12 | 61 Views | 0 Comments

Our 3 year old has been put on Keppra which we were given in liquid form.  It tastes awful and we battle with him twice a day to get him to take it.  We've tried mixing it in pudding like we used...

Created By: violetjuniper | 2015-06-30 13:21 | 53 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all,

I have recently started taking oxcarbazepine for complex partial seizures. It seems that for the better my seizures have changed in duration and symptoms. Although, recently I...

Created By: elf7 | 2015-06-30 02:10 | 70 Views | 1 Comment

I got like seven-nine hits of a blunt. It was marijuana, I'm not sure if there's strands of something in it. But anyways I had a legit panic attack, I thought I was going to die, and I know heart...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-06-28 20:18 | 46 Views | 0 Comments

Hello all, I was on Depakote for a long time and worked well on me, no seizures. I recently switched to Lamotrogine because the side effects of Depakote were very bad, I had been in Lamotrogine...

Created By: briansotile@gmail.com | 2015-06-28 01:04 | 59 Views | 2 Comments

<p>I am in an Army Afghanistan Vet who was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury in 2012. In 2014, I started having grand mall seizures, as many as 13 in a day. An EEG indicated left...

Created By: ln | 2015-06-25 16:43 | 95 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

 

I don't have a medication problem. I wonder about others' experiences with weaning off Keppra. To make a very long story short, I have recently done some testing with a...

Created By: Tatextwo | 2015-06-24 21:21 | 84 Views | 1 Comment

Newly diagnosed Hi all, I'm going on  4ks of being diagnosed with epilepsy and prescribed generic Keppa 500mg twice per day. I have recently had my 2nd seizure in 3yrs both grand mal with 2...

Created By: hannahficek@rocketmail.com | 2015-06-24 13:30 | 71 Views | 0 Comments

I started back on topamax about 3 weeks ago. I know that loss of appetite is a side effect in which I was prepared for, but this time around, I'm experiencing food not agreeing with me at all...

Created By: Yeah88 | 2015-06-22 19:43 | 99 Views | 3 Comments

 

Hi everyone! I was diagnosed with nocturnal epilepsy in 2011 and was prescribed keppra. Ever since, I have struggled with moderate to severe acne on the left side of my face. I have tried...

Created By: limabeancross@gmail.com | 2015-06-22 15:03 | 88 Views | 1 Comment

Hi all

Just wanted to pick your brains on something please.

I've been seizure free for over 5 years and take 2500mg of Keppra per day to control it.

I've recently been...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-06-21 23:59 | 103 Views | 0 Comments

I started on Lamotrogine a few months ago and I been getting irritation, burning sensation and itchy. I mentioned to my dr and he said that if I don't get any rashes or fever I will fine. However...

Created By: Lup75 | 2015-06-21 21:07 | 92 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, posted a couple of times my story and I haven't heard an advice. I was diagnosed with JME when I was 15 I tried some medications and didn't worked on me. When I was around 22 I was on Depakote...

Created By: Bird95 | 2015-06-16 15:21 | 113 Views | 2 Comments

Ok so I had my first seizure when i was in the 3rd grade,heres all the meds ive been put on (the ones i can remember)all of them i had memory problems and i couldnt get my sentences out,and real...

Created By: sduensing1 | 2015-06-12 11:52 | 168 Views | 2 Comments

This is my first post on this site. I'm hoping for responses about medications OTHER THAN keppra that have been effective with minimal side effects for grand mal seizures?
On April 19th my...

Created By: CHRISTINAS | 2015-06-08 20:36 | 120 Views | 1 Comment

DOES ANYONE OUT THERE HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH FYCOMPA?  MY HUSBAND HAS RECENTLY HAD THAT ADDED TO HIS PRESCRIPTIONS AND I AM CONCERNED ABOUT THE SIDE EFFECTS.  IN PARTICULAR, DURING A RECENT HOSPITAL...

Created By: crlanier | 2015-06-08 16:33 | 118 Views | 1 Comment

My 12 yr old daughter is taking 150mg of lamictal daily for her seizures.  She started the meds in Nov.2014.  She had a small rash prior to starting the meds that was diagnosed as eczema and...

Created By: zlop | 2015-06-07 06:48 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

First I should give some background. I'll get to the Keppra in a moment.

I've had a rash on my back for about 5 years. It has sometimes responded to various creams, but it never went away...

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