Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: gretchen1 | 2006-05-25 22:51 | 314 Views | 0 Comments

I would really appreciate some input. I've vascillated over this problem off and on for several years and here I am again facing it. I'm on both the sides of the fence. Today my neuro called me...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-25 12:34 | 342 Views | 1 Comment

I have started on Cymbalta again and was wondering if anyone elses uses it with Keppra?

Created By: unfrgtblee | 2006-05-24 18:29 | 420 Views | 4 Comments

I am on 1500 mg of keppra 2x daily. I know quite a bit!! I was put on this after I was taken off of Depakote due to it affecting my liver. I also take topomax and lamictal which have never...

Created By: New Beginnings | 2006-05-24 06:44 | 336 Views | 1 Comment

I have been on keppra since the 3rd of may.I was sleeping fine til about the third week.I haven't been getting any sleep for the last 4 nights and i have never had a hard time sleeping.Anyone...

Created By: chezz | 2006-05-24 04:54 | 362 Views | 0 Comments

hi all my 13 yrd is being changed from epilim to topamax as the epilim while it was keeping the siezures at bay so far the side affects have not been to good if anyone can give me any help with...

Created By: George R | 2006-05-22 17:36 | 278 Views | 0 Comments

After having had epilepsy for nearly 30 years, and dealing with some fine and almost-fine neurologists, I can't help always wondering why today's neuros are not ever too willing to listen to our...

Created By: Perla78 | 2006-05-21 08:29 | 591 Views | 8 Comments

I had epilepsy and the doctors have me on Dilantin but because of my mood disorder they want me to switch from Dilantin to Lamictal . I've been blessed by not having any grand mal seizures...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-05-21 07:41 | 614 Views | 3 Comments

I need a sub med to replace Keppra. I am already on Klonopin. Without the Keppra I shake and jerk an get stroke like episodes. Has anyone switched to a new drug withought the rage and memory loss...

Created By: jolieweng | 2006-05-19 10:14 | 1105 Views | 2 Comments

We've finally been able to get semi control after trying three meds for my 2 year old. We saw the pediatric neuro yesterday for the first time and he was content with leaving him on the Depakote...

Created By: barretoml | 2006-05-18 12:24 | 5348 Views | 3 Comments

Hi,

I have been taking Tegretol for 22 years, and as I was renewing my prescription for Tegretol online, noticed that my bottle says on the side "do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit...

Created By: FayeZee | 2006-05-18 09:26 | 533 Views | 8 Comments

Anyone on it?
I'm on 300mg. Been on it a just over a month after a rapid switch from Keppra, had very bad psychological side effects. Trying to give this one a chance, had 1, may be 2 good...

Created By: Meskerkid | 2006-05-18 08:42 | 732 Views | 8 Comments

I get seizures due to hormonal fluctuations once a month. They happen before, during or after my period. I'm taking 350mg of Lamictal twice a day and still they occur. The doctor just advised...

Created By: SarahV | 2006-05-15 16:49 | 599 Views | 6 Comments

My husband has been on Lamictal since January 2006. About a month ago, his dosage was increased to 600mg/day. Since he has reached the 600mg mark, he has become increasingly unbearable. It seems...

Created By: quirky | 2006-05-09 08:19 | 1647 Views | 37 Comments

Hi

I am taking tegretol retard and keppra at the moment.
Yesterday when I saw my doctor, he has prescribed me to go on topamax and when on the full dosage, I can then come off the...

Created By: what-was-the-question | 2006-05-08 17:59 | 342 Views | 1 Comment

high platelet count
What does it mean?

Created By: juperee | 2006-05-05 06:59 | 387 Views | 2 Comments

I started Keppra (250mg twice a day) on March 30, and at that time I struggled with side effects. Mainly these were dizziness, tiredness, and little coordination problems. I also had some nausea...

Created By: quirky | 2006-05-03 12:09 | 409 Views | 8 Comments

Hi

I was just wondering if it would be possible to come off the meds eventually altogether?

I have been taking meds since I was 14 and I am now nearly 30.
I developed epilepsy...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-05-02 11:19 | 448 Views | 6 Comments

I was just wondering what kind of medications everyone is taking. My new doctor wants me to get off of Dilantin (have been on for 8 years). He says that the long term effcts are horrible. I tried...

Created By: SarahV | 2006-05-01 10:21 | 1422 Views | 4 Comments

My husband has epilepsy, and has been on Lamictal since January 2006. Prior to going on the medication, he was the healthiest man I had ever known. He does not have any recollection of ever being...

Created By: pinkangel_82 | 2006-04-30 08:48 | 46055 Views | 60 Comments

Hi

I am in the process of withdrawing keppra and nothing to introduce. I am just curious if there is anyone on this site who has already done been through it and what sort of side effects...

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