Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Allison | 2006-06-27 17:37 | 4087 Views | 14 Comments

Hello! I'm just curious for anyone who's on this wonderful medication of Topamax what their dosage is and when their neuro has them taken it. Reading some of your posts I already see all various...

Created By: themaleys | 2006-06-27 15:38 | 1161 Views | 8 Comments

I had my last seizure June 1st. My neuro raised my topamax to 200mg which I take at bedtime. I also take Lamictal 100 mg twice a day. Since he increased my topamax I feel so drained and tired. I...

Created By: roses | 2006-06-25 15:17 | 419 Views | 2 Comments

I am going thru a med transition from Mephenytoin (very successful but was stopped by the Drug Companies-Novartis- after on the Market for 50 years) to Topomax. I am now taking 200 Topomax, plus...

Created By: New Beginnings | 2006-06-23 18:21 | 3422 Views | 3 Comments

I recently was on keppra and I could not tolerate it.I went off of it and 3 weeks later I still wasn't getting any sleep.I figured it was a b6 deficiency so I went out and bought a b6 and...

Created By: jamieb5210 | 2006-06-22 07:28 | 430 Views | 5 Comments

Hi, I'm a 26F with TLE and simple partial seizures. Also a military wife whose husband is currently deployed and mom of 3 youngins 6, 4, and 1. I was officially diagnosed 2 days ago and put on...

Created By: HighwayStar | 2006-06-20 19:54 | 393 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,

Recently I had a grand mal so my DR increased me to 700 lamictal a day (from 500) and I am started having some side effects (shakiness, headache and lack of focus/concentration). Today...

Created By: Kelly67 | 2006-06-18 11:43 | 455 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,

I am new to this site and I have enjoyed reading through the various posts becuase it makes me feel connected to others who understand about epilepsy.

My daughter is 14 and was...

Created By: pmv12345 | 2006-06-16 15:03 | 574 Views | 4 Comments

Hi,

I'm 45 yr old male and I've been on Dilantin for about 23 yrs with pretty good results. LAtely, due to some thinning bones, my neurologist suggested switching to Lamictal. Over the...

Created By: New Beginnings | 2006-06-15 18:22 | 449 Views | 2 Comments

Has anyone out there have symptoms of low b6.If so describe these symptoms to me.Thanks.

Created By: staciem | 2006-06-15 16:11 | 634 Views | 3 Comments

I am in the process of titrating up on Lamictal, and have four more days of 50mg. However, when trying to open the package, I somehow managed to drop the last four days worth into the toilet. I...

Created By: AmityF | 2006-06-13 13:59 | 451 Views | 6 Comments

I'm on Lamictal 225mg/2 times a day right now and it doesn't seem to be working too well. I'm still having the aura part of simple partial seizures and it kind of worries me that I'll have a full...

Created By: frances | 2006-06-13 12:59 | 496 Views | 4 Comments

hi im new to the forum but have had epilepsy for 12yr.Is tere anybody on this site who has ideopathic intercranial hypertension as well as epilepsy?
At the moment i am introducing keppra to...

Created By: juperee | 2006-06-11 10:11 | 5803 Views | 3 Comments

Just a quick line to share what I use for intense tongue-biting pain after a doozie of a seizure. It's an over-the-counter medication in a tube, called OralJel. It's for rubbing on sore teeth and...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-06-10 17:15 | 370 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone been on Klonopin for any length of tme for Myoclonic jerks? What are the side effects that you experienced and have you ever withdrawn. Thanks,

Created By: Becki020 | 2006-06-05 11:27 | 319 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there i am now 16, and i have had petit mal epilepsy for 11 nearly 12 years. i find it quite hard to cope with especially the fact i wont be able to start driving in 4 months and many of my...

Created By: heidi | 2006-06-05 08:38 | 450 Views | 2 Comments

I am solely on Keppra right now--500 mg twice a day, and it seems to have lessened the severity of my seizures so far, but increased their frequency. Whereas before I would have clusters of simple...

Created By: catewilson | 2006-06-05 03:04 | 767 Views | 0 Comments

Dear All,
Our four year old son Arthur has been diagnosed after E.E.G with generalized / myoclonic epilepsy and has been suffering seizures for the past 8 weeks. Arthur suffers the classic...

Created By: psgravitt | 2006-06-05 00:57 | 862 Views | 16 Comments

My 16 year old son had been on Depakote ER since he was 2 years old. His seizures were very well controlled unless he were to hit his head then he would have a grand mal seizure. When he reached...

Created By: SammiSnail | 2006-06-04 21:58 | 344 Views | 1 Comment

When I first found out that I had E I was about 15. They put me on dilantin and now that I'm 25yrs old I am paying for it. It caused me to have probs with my teeth and now I'm going to have to...

Created By: angelran | 2006-06-03 21:11 | 396 Views | 3 Comments

I have recently mad a switch from Tegritol to Lamictal. I had been on Tegritol for over 14 years and it was becoming less and less effective. Anyway...since being on Tegritol I had gained steadily...

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