Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Madliz91 | 2016-11-02 00:59 | 0 Comments

Hey there,
Looking for some advice on how long I should stay on my keppra. Currently taking 500mg twice a day and although it's done a great job at controlling my seizures it's...

Created By: Samsquanch | 2016-11-01 18:27 | 2 Comments

I decided to join this just to get some feed back so I'm not an overly anxious/paranoid wife. Back story, my husband went into Sudden Cardiac Arrest last year. They concluded he had a seizure...

Created By: Ftj2999 | 2016-10-31 16:08 | 1 Comment

After being in hospital for seizures I was prescribed keppra as they were unsure if it was epileptic or not, after having CT/MRI/EEG etc. they are pretty much 100 percent that it isn't...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-10-31 12:10 | 1 Comment

so I was on 2000 mg of keppra daily for my focal seizures. I thought it was doing ok, just a lot of the keppra rage. my neuro took me off slowly and put me on topomax. I'm only on 150 mg...

Created By: mjackson | 2016-10-27 19:27 | 1 Comment

I know this topic will have been discussed to some extent here before! But I'm interested to know how anyone facilitated a Tegretol - Trileptal changeover. I have been on Tegretol for 18...

Created By: flipflopper77 | 2016-10-27 12:31 | 2 Comments

I have been diagnosed with epilepsy for 5 years. I have been on Keppra. I just want to be off of it. I was driving while I had my first seizure and luckily I never hurt anyone. I do have to...

Created By: Gabrielle07 | 2016-10-27 10:29 | 0 Comments

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Created By: Cfcats | 2016-10-26 18:38 | 1 Comment

I wrote this column for one of my local papers and it was published this past Sunday:

http://www.app.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/10/21/generic-substitutes-epilepsy-doctors-insurers/...

Created By: Erinunderwater | 2016-10-20 15:11 | 1 Comment

I have mostly focal epilepsy, had one grand mal seizure this past summer that led to the discovery of swelling and scarring in the left side of my brain, and have since figured out that a lot of...

Created By: 1612brianna | 2016-10-18 15:55 | 1 Comment

My 16 year old son is on Keppra 1000mg twice daily and Banzel 800mg twice daily. The Keppra is causing urinary incontinence. (Started it 1 week ago and incontinence started day 2) He has been on...

Created By: Gucciipad | 2016-10-16 15:08 | 1 Comment

I was just diagnosed with cataracts at 37. It's a diagnose that's unbelievable. Is there any side affects or any complications with that medicine. Before lamotrigine I was taking...

Created By: HannahSpanner | 2016-10-14 23:50 | 4 Comments

Hi Guys. I have loved thsi site for a while, and I think its time to up the ante and get involved. I titrated my vimpat up recently, and i know I can get headaches, and thumping heart, and tremors...

Created By: silverlining419 | 2016-10-11 07:28 | 0 Comments

my doc has given me the option of trying a medicine called Onfi. I have focal motor seizures for over 25yrs. I'm currently researching to see the pros/cons of this one. will anyone share...

Created By: AprilLuvsDucks | 2016-10-09 02:07 | 1 Comment

This is a really weird issue.
Okay, so a couple weeks ago I was sick for a day or two for having fevors on and off and I have been taking NyQuil for it. (I still am because my coughs last...

Created By: Holly Marie | 2016-10-07 23:45 | 1 Comment

Hi,

My 5 year old daughter is on several meds but liquid Etho is proving to be a challenge to administer. Anyone have advice on how to make it taste better for a 5 year old to take 6.5mls...

Created By: Hansibar | 2016-10-06 09:28 | 1 Comment

HELP! My son has been diagnosed with generalised photosensitive epilepsy. His seizures are not typical in that he "flicks" his hands in front of his eyes when the sunshine is bright and...

Created By: barthi1 | 2016-10-05 01:31 | 0 Comments

I have been taking phenobarb for the past 30 years (60mg). Lately, have asked my doctor to switch the medication. He has prescribed for Frisium/Clobazam (10mg) and phenobarb (30mg). He would...

Created By: AngelicRose | 2016-10-03 12:12 | 1 Comment

My son maxed his dose of Depakote which is NOT controlling his seizures and now he ha started going into non convulsive status? She will not tell me if that's it. He also has long clusters...

Created By: B | 2016-10-01 14:51 | 1 Comment

I have a special needs daughter with epilepsy along with a major brain from birth. She's had seizures since 8 weeks ago. Shes non verbal as far as everyday conversation so asking how she...

Created By: Jake08 | 2016-10-01 04:04 | 2 Comments

Hello every body,
Am taking 200 mg(1 tablet) of carbamazepine (storilat) a day and my seizures are under control. Am concerned this is a very low dosage and could mean something. Is there...

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