Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: bnewright | 2006-11-25 19:53 | 3 Comments

Hi. I had been diagnosed in 2001 with a hemangioma (vascular malformation) on my right temporal lobe after a getting an MRI for chronic headaches. It turns out I had a bleed which caused the...

Created By: KrayonsRmine | 2006-11-25 11:19 | 9 Comments

Hi, once again the Drs had to switch my meds because of a allergic reaction to Depakote. I broke out in hives.....I have hives places i never knew hives would go.
The dr now put me on...

Created By: bleedingheart | 2006-11-21 17:37 | 6 Comments

I was wondering if anyone had any experience of the drug interactions between St John's Wort. I get seasonal depression but i still have to take carbamazepine to control my seizures.
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Created By: apple31 | 2006-11-21 12:15 | 2 Comments

Hi my names lorna iam maarried with 2 lovely kids molly 2 1/2 callum 9/1/2 callum has epilepsy from a early age he was 1 yr old when diagnosed and we went through a long period accepting what was...

Created By: andy m | 2006-11-19 15:33 | 1 Comment

Has anybody else who gets a long warning period before seizures ever been prescribed Diazepam (Valium)? the G.P. that I was seeing at the time suggested if I woke up in a morning and knew I was...

Created By: PriyaKannen | 2006-11-18 18:37 | 1 Comment

Hi, e-mail: priyakannen@yahoo.ca
My name is Priya. I am a mother of an almost a 5 year old boy with the diagnoses of Autism, "Tiny" Stroke. My...

Created By: fonseck | 2006-11-18 11:00 | 0 Comments

Hello! I am new to this website. I am 24 years old and I have had epilepsy for about 12-13 years. I had my first grand mal seizure when I was 12. Before that, I was constantly having petit mals...

Created By: tchaide05 | 2006-11-16 22:54 | 10 Comments

my daughter lauren is age 9 and has epilepsy. She was placed on trileptal last Feb and was doing great on it, now all of a sudden she is having absence seizures and there are times when she is a...

Created By: staciem | 2006-11-16 12:21 | 0 Comments

I have been on Lamictal since early spring, just recently got to the full dose of 200 mg twice daily.

For the past month or so I have noticed a lot of hair loss/thinning in the front of...

Created By: Michelle25 | 2006-11-15 20:15 | 2 Comments

I Was and still am on Tegretol XR. But still was having seizures so my doctor and I have gone through several attempts at other drugs to combine with the tegretol.
I am currently trying...

Created By: Michelle25 | 2006-11-14 11:56 | 16 Comments

Hello, I am a 25 year old female. I was diagnosed with Epilepsy at the age of 9 when I had my first Grand mal seizures. But it wasn't until the past few years that Medicine has become an issue for...

Created By: Eleanor | 2006-11-11 16:11 | 0 Comments

I have been reading some threads that make mention of damage done with long term use of Dilantin. I have taken it for about 17 years and am very concerned about this.

I am looking for any...

Created By: eliciaholly | 2006-11-09 19:44 | 3 Comments

recently i started having small spells of what i compare to vibrations/electric charges run through my head, they are quick and leave the room slightly spinning and my eyes disoriented. they are...

Created By: Fay | 2006-11-07 09:28 | 19 Comments

Does anyone know if there will be an generic brand of Topamax coming out any time in the near future? My daughter (21) has gotten great results from the brand Topamax but her new insurance won't...

Created By: edhryb | 2006-11-06 21:28 | 8 Comments

After 2 1/2 seizure-free years on Dilantin, we tried to wean my daughter off meds, with poor results. Her complex partial seizures returned. She's on 11 days back at her old dosage, but she has...

Created By: daliastanlex | 2006-11-06 12:09 | 0 Comments

I im really worried about the medications of many people use... thats the reason because show that theme to you... The Drugs like the ATIVAN

the most important things about ativan

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Created By: edhryb | 2006-11-05 07:24 | 4 Comments

My daughter had partial seizures, initially misdiagnosed as benign epilepsy. For weeks they happened more frequently until they were coming every 15 minutes in the hospital when they were finally...

Created By: tdj50 | 2006-11-02 14:23 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I was curious how serious the side effects could be of getting off Dilantin (abruptly) after 30 years. I am asking for my mother, who took it for 30 years, then stopped abruptly...

Created By: fifthworld | 2006-11-01 19:30 | 5 Comments

Hi all,

Freshly new to the site, but always poking around websites for info and issues. I do have something to share that I'm not sure is up here anywhere. Maybe it can be helpful......

Created By: NinjaJosie | 2006-11-01 08:52 | 8 Comments

Hey
I have been prescribed Lamictol recently to help control my complex partial seizures, and it has been working really well. I have been on it about 5 days, however today I woke up and my...

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