Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-07-08 12:38 | 1 Comment

I WAS JUST WONDERING HOW MANY TYPES OF MEDS CAN ONE PERSON BE ON FOR THEIR SEIZURES TO BE UNDER CONTROL. RIGHT NOW I'M ON TWO MEDS AND ONE I HAVEN'T STARTED YET BECAUSE I'M AFRAID OF THE SIDE...

Created By: Jana33 | 2006-07-08 12:34 | 4 Comments

MY NERUOLOGISIT ADDED PHENOBARBITAL 60MG EVERY NIGHT BEFORE BED I'M SO SCARE OF THE SIDE EFFECT IT MIGHT GIVE ME. I'M ALREADY TAKING TRILEPTAL 300MG TWICE A DAY AND I DONE VERY WELL ON THIS MEDS....

Created By: Joni | 2006-07-07 15:52 | 1 Comment

Just wondered does anybody taking Lamictal have problems with repeated infections? Joni

Created By: SaraOwens | 2006-07-06 16:43 | 9 Comments

Oxcarbazepine.. FDA app. in 2000, a baby in it's own right. I did a drug study with oxcarbamazepine in 1996, and 4 years later (ignoring meds those years) I find the approved version, Trileptal. I...

Created By: quirky | 2006-07-06 08:18 | 10 Comments

Hi there

I have been taking topamax now since May 20th. I am cuurently on 125mg a day. I was to go up to 200mg increasing the dosage by 25mg per week but I have been having some problems in...

Created By: fiona g | 2006-07-04 11:33 | 0 Comments

has anyone experienced any side effects from these drugs,i would be very interested to hear your opinions

Created By: tlh64 | 2006-07-03 22:35 | 14 Comments

Hi to all.
I have a question about Keppra. Have any of you experienced insomnia while on Keppra? I have difficulty getting to sleep and when I do, I do not sleep soundly. However, I do...

Created By: sailtravis | 2006-07-03 15:45 | 3 Comments

Greetings....I am new to the board and as of 3 weeks ago new to Lyrica. I have taken Lamictal for years with great success although over time it became less effective and I reached my max dose...

Created By: fayenobles | 2006-06-30 22:47 | 3 Comments

I have taken Dilantin for almost 40 years. After having a seizure in January, I asked my neurologist about changing to a different medication and was weaned from Dilantin to Depakote ER....

Created By: staciem | 2006-06-29 22:38 | 1 Comment

Basically the title says it all. I will be scheduling lap. surgery soon and just recently started Lamictal. I will call my neuro, but until then, does anyone know if Lamictal should affect my...

Created By: Cassie_W | 2006-06-28 19:21 | 16 Comments

I saw my neuro monday and she really thinks that my dosage of Keppra should be increased from 3000mg to 4000mg. I noticed that this is a Very high dose and just wanted to see if anyone is on...

Created By: Allison | 2006-06-27 17:37 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 2 Comments

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

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