Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Stella86 | 2017-06-24 14:05 | 1 Comment

My 30-year-old husband was diagnosed a few months ago with Temporel lobe epilepsy. It has been an exhausting, scary and emotional process for us - as he went from having one seizure a month to...

Created By: lesleynora_58c17090a57fd | 2017-06-23 20:40 | 4 Comments

Hello all,
First, I am so glad to find a place to ask questions as this can feel so isolating! I was on a combination of Lamictal and Topiramate successfully for 6 years. This fall, due to...

Created By: Borgesano | 2017-06-23 16:34 | 3 Comments

Not much to say here really. I'm on 400 mg of lamictal daily for about 5 years now. It has worked wonders with stopping my seizures, but, it has taken away my memory. Does anyone know if they...

Created By: Rachalex0521 | 2017-06-22 15:33 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone!
On Here on behalf of my mum who is on lamotrigine and sodium Baptiste. We really don't want to mess with her dose as it's too risky but she's suffering with...

Created By: Melanie TN | 2017-06-21 20:29 | 0 Comments

Hello fellow epileptics! I really need info on this. I've been taking Lamotrigine for about 4 years. I have horrible memory, clumsiness, etc. Two years ago I started having insane bloating....

Created By: amh421 | 2017-06-19 00:06 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new to the forum, but I've read a lot on and off since I started taking meds for a seizure that happened in 2013. After being switched around quite a bit, we landed on Keppra at...

Created By: bekkag76 | 2017-06-18 15:34 | 2 Comments

My daughter was put on Keppra after 4 years of trying Depakote, Cabatrol and Lamictal for drop & jerk seizures. Keppra seemed to control these at first, but shortly after starting Keppra...

Created By: Ace1016 | 2017-06-14 17:58 | 5 Comments

Hi every1......names kelsey and I've been epileptic since I was 14...... I have been put on a new medication..... I was wondering if any1 is on or has taken depakote before?? Just kind of...

Created By: puffin | 2017-06-13 17:32 | 0 Comments

Last August I had a seizure after being seizure free for 14 years and off medication for 9. I thought I had grown out of my epilepsy entirely so it was a bit of a surprise. After that episode, I...

Created By: finleyla | 2017-06-12 11:12 | 0 Comments

My son was diagnosed last year with photosensitive epilepsy - but it's only triggered with Natural Sunlight (video games, strobe lights, etc don't affect him). He is on depakote and...

Created By: mlebars | 2017-06-11 22:01 | 1 Comment

Hi there fellow epilepsy warriors! I was wondering if anyone has used ginko with lamictal (lamitrogine) to assist with the dizzy spells, light headedness etc I was diagnosed at 21 (now 30) with...

Created By: sanbach1314@yahoo.com | 2017-06-09 11:03 | 1 Comment

I was forced by my plan to switch to generic keppra ER tabs made by lupin.and ended up in ER. This is not the first time a generic triggered a relapse. My carrier flat out refused to cover keppra...

Created By: jazandy | 2017-06-05 12:06 | 5 Comments

Hello everyone!
My name is Julia , and I am 19 years old. I have been doing some research for a long time, and have kind of given up with doctors, and was just hoping to get some advice from...

Created By: z a b | 2017-06-04 14:29 | 0 Comments

I was treated with Lamictal in 2014 as a result of depersonalization disorder. Shortly after treatment was begun, extreme changes in my sleep pattern appeared: I began waking at least once every...

Created By: chasesinghofen | 2017-06-03 17:44 | 5 Comments

Hi everyone,

I am curious of anyones opinion about Lamotrigine that is made in china. I dont/didnt know that this drug was made in china. I am just concerned about the safety and if anyone...

Created By: HTACCHINI5 | 2017-06-03 00:37 | 2 Comments

Has anyone taking Keppra or have a child on Keppra noticed a chronic cough? My daughter has been on it for a little over a month and has a cough since. I wasn't sure if it was due to...

Created By: heather83 | 2017-06-02 15:35 | 0 Comments

Due to copay, I'm considering switching from Lamictal XR to plain old Lamotrigine. I have been on the namebrand since 2005, and haven't had a seizure in 12 years. The seizures were...

Created By: mac.lawson441@gmail.com | 2017-06-02 14:24 | 1 Comment

Yeah happens so often.. Well I know this issue is has been highly discussed several times in different forums with no solutions. So many persons suffer in pain but wont get meds to match the pain...

Created By: magpie8680 | 2017-05-29 15:41 | 1 Comment

My brother has been on depakote since he was 9 after having his first seizure. He is now 31. His dep dosage has been changed many times over the years & we found out the hard way that...

Created By: alkamom | 2017-05-27 16:41 | 1 Comment

We have no local neurologists so after traveling to see several and going to the Mayo Clinic my son has tried 7 medications.
My son just turned 18.
He has complex partial seizures (...

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