Topic: Medication Issues

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...

Created By: ejig | 2006-09-21 15:50 | 0 Comments

My Dr. has prescribed versed to derail my seizures. It is a hard drug, a narcotic, but I use an inhalant to spray a miniscule amount as a fine mist in my nose. I used to load a syringe, take the...

Created By: akepi | 2006-09-20 21:49 | 7 Comments

If you had less than 6 seizures annually?

Created By: bjoy | 2006-09-19 15:29 | 4 Comments

Hey guys,
Quick question: Does anyone take keppra and topomax together? If so, what for and what dosages? How are you feeling? Thanks!!!

Created By: angelbaby | 2006-09-19 13:45 | 9 Comments

Hello, I am new to this forum but hoping to find some information. My daughter has been diagnosed with absence seziures (epilepsy). She is 9 years old and in the 4th grade. Up until now we...

Created By: joluvsmax | 2006-09-18 18:47 | 4 Comments

Hello all

I'm so happy to have found this board. I hope some of you out there can help me. I have atypical petit mal - have had it since I was 8 - and has stayed with me through adulthood...

Created By: KLMQH | 2006-09-18 11:07 | 0 Comments

Heres my quick story....Started having seizures at 12. Went on Depakote ER 500mg BID. Diagnosed with JME. Was pretty under control, only about 5 breakthrough seizures in 13 years. My "Doctor" told...

Created By: wendy girl | 2006-09-17 21:29 | 1 Comment

HI everyone. I have a question. I took 1- 25 mg tablet of lamictal and had an allergy- breathing difficulty included but it was controlled thru taking zantac. It has been 2 days and I have a...

Created By: SHYGIRL | 2006-09-16 21:06 | 0 Comments

WHAT MEDS ARE YOU ON FOR GENERELIZED ATONIC SEZUIRES? JENNIFER

Created By: jmccand | 2006-09-16 07:35 | 12 Comments

Hi,
Have you seen the new report on ADHD drug warning and increase in seizures? I happened to do a search because my daughter had been on Strattera around the time she had her first...

Created By: bjoy | 2006-09-15 18:17 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,
So I'm in the midst of changing my medication from Depakote 750mg to Keppra (this is for my JME). My dr is looking to get me up to 2000mg a day. Right now I'm in week 3 of the...

Created By: George R | 2006-09-14 22:33 | 4 Comments

Yes, I've had epilepsy most of my adult life. And yes, I've gone from one prescription to another. Had surgery. Been a participant in umpteen social service discussion groups. Even had articles...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-09-14 16:02 | 46 Comments

Okay, so I know no one really likes being on any medication, but I am just wondering, does anyone LIKE Keppra?

I hate Keppra. I hate the way it makes me feel. I'm always tired and grouchy...

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-09-13 14:42 | 2 Comments

In the last 6 months I have put on another 15 pounds. That may not sound like much to you, but it's much to me. I'm now 150 pounds and my clothes don't fit properly.

I'm trying so hard to...

Created By: happyhutch | 2006-09-13 14:39 | 1 Comment

My son is 12 yrs old he has had seizures in his sleep since he was born. He is now out of puberty and he is having severe emotional problems ( not regular teenage problems ) he is suffering from...

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