Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: regbeach | 2016-04-14 23:20 | 174 Views | 0 Comments

I noticed that the FDA added Vimpat to their watch list for neutropenia in 2012 and then in 2014 updated the medication guide to include agranulocytosis as a post marketing report. Both of those...

Created By: BassoJHU | 2016-04-13 22:57 | 206 Views | 0 Comments

Hello All!

My name is Anthony Basso and I am currently working with a scientist at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has developed a potential new medication for epilepsy and is looking for...

Created By: lizzieambrose | 2016-04-13 03:08 | 117 Views | 0 Comments

Since I've moved to australia I've had to switch to the chewable lamotrigine tablet. Apparently you cant get the tablet fom. For some reason, its making me really nauseous immediately...

Created By: chrismyers | 2016-04-12 09:58 | 157 Views | 2 Comments

I'm wondering if anyone out there has any experience with this. My 19-year-old son survived super refractory status epilepticus last summer, which they were only able to stop by putting him...

Created By: jquintan | 2016-04-12 02:20 | 89 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone!!! Does anyone know if lithium levels contribute to seizures? My lithium level is .05 when it should range from .6-1.6ish. I've read lithium is mainly used to treat bipolor...

Created By: GCMedic05 | 2016-04-10 23:03 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

Hi all, was wondering if anyone was able to provide any input as to the longer term use of Keppra in Neonates/infants up into the toddler years. My daughter had a few seizures at six weeks of age...

Created By: claudiamcbride | 2016-04-08 18:48 | 188 Views | 1 Comment

Last week I had my first seizure. It was a grand mal, my boyfriend said my face was turning blue, and at one point I was not breathing. It lasted for 3 minutes. I went to the ER, but they could...

Created By: Carly Lynne | 2016-04-06 22:30 | 127 Views | 0 Comments

Hello I have been on Tegretol since January
and I am currently having an allergic reaction
I have a rash on my arms and legs the doctor
said it is from the sun, I see the...

Created By: laren | 2016-04-02 17:13 | 150 Views | 0 Comments

Hello I've been having grand mal seizures since I was 14 . I've been taking 200 mg of topamax twice a day since they started. But recently I started having break through seizures...

Created By: BertaPie | 2016-04-01 20:21 | 179 Views | 5 Comments

My four year old son is on Depakote. He has been on if for 2 years. Over the past year my fun loving well-mannered child began to disappear. In January the doctor increased his meds because he...

Created By: ctb70 | 2016-03-31 14:49 | 169 Views | 1 Comment

I am 22 years old. I have grown up with jolting, especially when I was hungover or tired. This past November I had my first (and only) grand mal seizure. I have been taking 200mg of Lamictal daily...

Created By: Hrb | 2016-03-26 07:32 | 157 Views | 1 Comment

I have been on epilim for 30 odd years and have recently had an MRI and MRA brain scan which has shown some chronic ischemic changes, grey matter heterotopia and shrinkage of corpus callosum....

Created By: SarahCiancar03 | 2016-03-25 15:14 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone. I have just recently been put on Effexor XR for migraines and anxiety issues. Since being put on I have felt more anxious and antsy like o can't sit stil . But my mind is...

Created By: fourjns | 2016-03-24 13:02 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

Has anyone experienced hair breakage or weight gain as a side effect to Depakote? If so, do you have any suggestions on how to combat these side effects?

Thanks
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Created By: blueeyes5129 | 2016-03-21 11:23 | 330 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I recently was diagnosed and started taking Keppra. I'm having some side effects and I was hoping if someone could help me and tell me if what I'm experiencing is "normal"...

Created By: Atemple85 | 2016-03-19 22:05 | 154 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone! Just recently I was introduced to fycompa by my doc. I am taking 4 mg and for the past few nights my sleep has been horrible. Not able to fall asleep and when I try my body jerks...

Created By: bnoelle12 | 2016-03-13 12:35 | 190 Views | 7 Comments

I'm a 26 year old felmale.., I've had grand mal, partial seizures, and focal seizures. I was originally on keppra, and still having seizures. I had to find a new neurologist hi can more...

Created By: abarronlotr | 2016-03-12 13:18 | 146 Views | 0 Comments

I am new to this, but my daughter has been on clonazepam/Klonipin for 2 years( .50 mg 2x daily and .25 1x daily) , treated her seizures great, but since her latest EEG showed no seizure activity...

Created By: svejedobro | 2016-03-07 13:37 | 219 Views | 1 Comment

Does this sound like a good schedule? I have been on keppra 6 months (500mg AM and 500mg PM). I had one seizure 6 months ago and never had another one. Now, who knows why I have not had another...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-03-02 13:55 | 180 Views | 1 Comment

Starting Zonegran (generic) tomorrow Pharmacy was out until tomorrow I'm also taking 500 mg keppra (generic) 2x a day. I hope this doesn't knock me down I was on generic lamactil...

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