Topic: Medication Issues

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 | 0 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...

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-07-04 08:31 | 2 Comments

I have been on all types of anti-epileptic drugs for over 45 years. My basics are dilantin & phenobarbital. These stave off the big ones but I still have daily partials. Many meds I'...

Created By: nataliechin | 2016-07-03 22:55 | 0 Comments

I had seizures in my childhood. Although i havent been seizing. Question now is, Im still in my teens and will i be pronned to seizing? What should i do? Should i see a neurologist to check or...

Created By: dmmcpa | 2016-07-01 22:19 | 1 Comment

My daughter is experiencing severe sleepiness and excessive sleeping. She currently takes 125mg in the AM and 200mg in the PM. She also takes other seizure medications. Has anyone else had this...

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