Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-10-10 12:16 | 18 Comments

hi i have been on topamax for over a month now and i was just wondering what kind of side effects do you experience while on topamax? jenn

Created By: savanahsmiles | 2006-10-10 10:58 | 2 Comments

Hi,

I am new to this group and looking for some support and answers for my little angel. She is 4 and has all seizure types :( ( since 18 months) We have been on all meds allowed and...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-10-09 17:14 | 2 Comments

I've been on dilantin for 7 years. I hate the facial hair and my teeth look terrible. I started Lamictal a couple of months ago for bipolar but am hoping it will help my seizures. Does anyone...

Created By: quirky | 2006-10-09 08:43 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have a quick question if anyone can help me out here, I would really appreciate it. But has anyone who is on topamax or who has been on topamax experienced side effects to do...

Created By: just_me | 2006-10-09 01:10 | 4 Comments

My docter put me on tegretol, depakote, and he just put me on keppra because he said I wasn't taking enough medicane. Isn't that a lot? I am soon getting engaged and I am worried because I do want...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-10-08 23:01 | 2 Comments

hi I have been on keppra for 2 weeks now and i was just wondering is it for generalized seizures like for tonic clonic type of seizures or is it just for partial seizures? thanks jenn

Created By: pookin | 2006-10-07 22:18 | 2 Comments

I don't know of anyone else taking Diamox. I take it as an extra med during my menstral cycle for catamenial seizures. Does anyone else take this?? I have weird side effects such as when I drink...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-10-03 10:26 | 14 Comments

has anyone ever been dehydrated and had seizures and does being dehydrated make your seizures worse? jenn

Created By: seattlecarol | 2006-10-01 00:01 | 2 Comments

Hi, I've just started taking lyrica in addition to my Topamax. I had pretty much gotten over all of the side effects of the Topamax, but didn't have great seizure control, so my neuro added Lyrica...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-09-30 20:57 | 4 Comments

ANYONE HAVE TINGLING SIDE EFFECTS WITH TOPAMAX IN THE FEET AND HOW LONG DOES IT LAST CAUSE THE DOCTOR WANTS TO KEEP ME ON THIS MEDICATION IF I CAN TOLERATE IT I JUST WANT TO KNOW IF ANYONE ELSE...

Created By: akq08 | 2006-09-30 20:45 | 2 Comments

I had my first tonic clonic seizure when I was 17 years old. Prior to this I had been experiencing myoclonic jerks not realizing they were linked to epilepsy. I am now 30 years old and have been...

Created By: DixieLee | 2006-09-30 18:54 | 3 Comments

Does anyone out there have it? I was diagnosed with it this year after my brain surgery. Is it normal to stay on seize meds after your brain is healed and all. My neuro wants to keep me on for 2-4...

Created By: Perla78 | 2006-09-30 07:18 | 3 Comments

Have any of you experienced insomnia while on Lamictal? Any feedback would be greatlyy appreciated
Thanks

Created By: dangjah | 2006-09-29 20:12 | 12 Comments

My doctor just put me on Depakote ER. Just curious about the hair loss. Is it thinning or losing all of your hair? Also, are there any other side effects that is worth noting? Thanks

Created By: DixieLee | 2006-09-27 23:16 | 15 Comments

Keppra is making my life miserable. I have every side effect possible. Finally my neurologist is cutting me down, he told me there would be no side effects. Does anyone know if this is true or not...

Created By: sandy4917 | 2006-09-27 09:39 | 1 Comment

Just wondering if anyone has experienced this or heard of it? I began taking Lamictal about 3 months ago and just recently I have been diagnosed with Asthma. Never had any symptoms of Asthma...

Created By: brsk | 2006-09-26 01:30 | 3 Comments

Does anyone have any information about low blood oxygen (sats) causing seizures?
My wife only has seizures in the early hours of the morning between 2am and 6am and it is caused by low SpO2...

Created By: seattlecarol | 2006-09-25 23:18 | 4 Comments

Hi - I'm currenty taking Topomax without real good control for my complex partial sz's. I've also had some bad secondary generalizations resulting in some broken bones so she's wanting to add...

Created By: woodycoggin | 2006-09-23 09:41 | 11 Comments

I have been on Dilantin for 33+ years. My seizures have greatly increased in frequency. I am thankful, based on what many of you share on this site, that my seizures have been relatively...

Created By: catewilson | 2006-09-22 02:22 | 0 Comments

Hello,
My five year old son has been diagnosed with myoclonic epliepsy and is now partially controlled on 4.5mls of keppra bd. The problem is that he is only seizure free from aprox 2pm...

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