Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Brandi516 | 2007-01-09 14:33 | 0 Comments

Has anyone else had this happen? They have upped her meds 3 times now & this itching has recently started. Any advice or expirience?

Created By: jolieweng | 2007-01-07 22:16 | 1 Comment

My 2 year old has been on depakote for about 1 year. After talking to the neuro, we decided to switch him to lamictal, even though the depakote was working pretty well. We wanted to switch him...

Created By: spiz | 2007-01-06 00:51 | 1 Comment

Ok, Pamela...
I sorted through my notes (totally unorganized),
used E.Com's nice and orderly list and between the two came up with a chart. Some of the meds on there aren't sold in the...

Created By: die-lantin | 2007-01-05 18:25 | 10 Comments

I have been on Dilantin for 10 yrs and in the past year or so I have been experiencing severe long term side effects, I know 10 yrs is not a long time in comparison to some, but its long enough...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-04 14:22 | 5 Comments

Is there a webpage that has common AED's and their respective side effects along with what kinds of seizures they treat? I'm hoping to find a grid that can list them side by side for comparison...

Created By: carrieb | 2007-01-04 10:45 | 1 Comment

Hi,

I took Depakene probably 8-10 years ago, but I don't remember how the doctor increased and decreased it, so I need to hear from someone who's taking it now. My husband's grandfather is...

Created By: brgnshpr1 | 2007-01-03 13:02 | 3 Comments

I am currently taking 500mg of Keppra twice a day, and increasing my dose gradually of Lamictal. The end result should be 150mg of Lamictal in AM and 300mg of Lamictal in PM. I am to wean myself...

Created By: NikkiC_85 | 2007-01-01 22:16 | 2 Comments

I had a one week time frame in July 2006 of which I had multiple seizures Monday and Tuesday, 2 on Thursday, and one on Friday. I was originally on Dilantin and then switched to Keppra of which I...

Created By: diceyone | 2006-12-30 14:46 | 0 Comments

My husband currently takes Depakote. He's been on this for a couple of years now and it has improved his seizure control.

The only problem is that he complains on a regular basis of being...

Created By: JBJ1984 | 2006-12-29 14:51 | 12 Comments

I am a 22 year old female and I was recently diagnosed with epilepsy in January of this year.I was doing very well on just topomax until November when I started having five, or six seizures a day...

Created By: balletkat | 2006-12-29 12:01 | 0 Comments

My current neuro wanted me to start dilantin and I ended up having a reaction to it. I took the dose of dilantin two weeks ago on Friday night (12/15) and on Sunday I was feeling better. Then...

Created By: mcdonaja | 2006-12-28 10:05 | 12 Comments

I believe I read somewhere that Anti D medication should not be used in people with E. My son's Psychaitrist wants to start him on Ant D medication but wasnt sure about the impact it would have...

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2006-12-24 22:43 | 4 Comments

In the 80's Prozac was the drug of choice for depression, then Viagra for Erectile Dysfunction, is there a drug synonymous w/ treatment of Partial seizures?

pamela

Created By: Brenda Lee | 2006-12-22 17:02 | 0 Comments

I was wondering if anyone is taking one pill (100MG) of Phenytoin per day? I am a 45 year old female who is new to having seizures. Completely out of the blue I had my first seizure while...

Created By: jovigil0525 | 2006-12-20 15:55 | 2 Comments

My 3 1/2 year old daughter has been taking trileptal for about a month for her partial complex epilepsy along with Keppra.

We increased her trileptal dose again about a week ago and she is...

Created By: jasoncox | 2006-12-17 21:18 | 3 Comments

My stepbrother takes keppra and has had two tonic clonic seizures in the last 2 weeks. He has never had them that close together...What can we tell the doctor to get him to give Will different...

Created By: AmIStillTwitching | 2006-12-14 22:49 | 2 Comments

Hi i just wondering, that because i prolly got E from a birth deffect (lack of oxygen in the womb i think it was, i had some sickness) is there a pattern or trend that will tell me if im likely to...

Created By: Amit | 2006-12-14 08:37 | 7 Comments

My partner has recently been told she has epilepsy and been given Keppra. She takes the drug twice a day (9am and 9pm) - 500mg each time.

The thing is that she is suffering more with this...

Created By: NinjaJosie | 2006-12-12 05:25 | 3 Comments

Hey guys how are ya? I've just been put on Keppra recently but I'm finding it's giving me really bad depression, was just wondering if anybody else has had this problem and has found a successful...

Created By: tarp7 | 2006-12-12 02:08 | 0 Comments

I've had some problems with kidney stones, the first a couple years ago from what I thought was caused by Topamax. Following that first stone, I was completely taken off Topamax. Then a year...

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