Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: fzMousie | 2006-10-25 09:37 | 2 Comments

As of last night, my Dilantin was raised to 400mg. :/ Not feeling particularly chipper about that, but meh...what can you do, eh?

I am curious about one thing. A lot of literature on...

Created By: Anonymous | 2006-10-24 17:19 | 3 Comments

I know all about "the Rash". I've been on Lamictal for about 3 months or so but the tops of my feet have little red dots on them and a small area on both arms. Where does the Rash start and what...

Created By: westerday | 2006-10-24 12:13 | 4 Comments

is it difficult to go to topamax after taking dilantin?
i mean im looking at the box with the sample my new neuro gave me and it says its for migraines(of course he prescribed me a higher...

Created By: Eleanor | 2006-10-23 22:01 | 5 Comments

Hiya.. I posted in the newbie section but thought i should try a short version here.

I have gotten my dr.'s approval to wean off of Dilantin. I am kind of scared after being on it for 18...

Created By: coolcanadian | 2006-10-23 01:03 | 6 Comments

I'm far between neuro visits, and have heard it's not a good thing to mix St John's Wort or grapefruit juice whith anti-sz meds. I'm taking Lamictal and clonazepam just now. Anyone of us who knows...

Created By: linda lucero | 2006-10-22 17:07 | 1 Comment

Our 12 year old daughter has status epilepticus. Her longest seizure lasted approximately 3 1/2 hours. This was a result of trying to change her medication from depakote to another drug. We...

Created By: boudica | 2006-10-19 00:52 | 4 Comments

I am sick and tired of being so tired!
Does anyone have any ideas on how to deal with the horrible fatigue that we get with these drugs?
I remember seeing ads on TV about a pill that...

Created By: benjaminsmom | 2006-10-18 14:15 | 4 Comments

Hello,
My son is 22 months old and we are struggling to get him to take his zonegran. NOTHING works. We have tried putting it in everything and he finds it! I have been told that...

Created By: George R | 2006-10-18 11:02 | 0 Comments

Having been dealing with my epilepsy for over 30 years, I can't help speak as a "lab technician." That is, I can see that the real success of pills within our body has a lot to do with how long...

Created By: WendyBendy | 2006-10-17 17:20 | 5 Comments

I was just wondering if anyone is on now or has in the past taken Zonegran. I am on it now. I have been about a month and a half, I guess. I am usually confused and "slow", but I swear it seems 10...

Created By: ebaum | 2006-10-17 14:51 | 0 Comments

I am currently on Depakote and Keppra, and my Dr. is trying to get me off of Depakote due to severe weight gain. I just tried lamictal and I got a rash and itchiness from that---so they took me...

Created By: Gina Marie | 2006-10-17 13:29 | 16 Comments

Don't you just love side effects? I think my personal favorite is the senior moments. You know, can't remember names, even names of your pets or family or close friends. And appointments? HA! Oh...

Created By: sidshivers | 2006-10-16 21:46 | 7 Comments

hi, i'm ben. this is my first post on this site.

i had my first seizure when i was 19, one random morning before class. i didn't know i had had one until a few days later after putting all...

Created By: scott west coast | 2006-10-16 11:06 | 3 Comments

new to forum. I had a stroke and many seizures a year ago. I was started on 300mg dilantin and neurontin 600mg. neuro took me off dilantin after 10 months and then started taking off neurontin...

Created By: Dragonfire | 2006-10-15 16:14 | 1 Comment

Hi,

Is here anybody who have been on Tegretol and Keppra? I have been taking Tegretol last ten years and next few weeks I'm going on Keppra as well. (Tegretol 1000mg + Keppra 1000mg) What's...

Created By: scott west coast | 2006-10-15 01:06 | 1 Comment

My neuro had me on dilantin and neurontin for about ten months after a stroke and many seizures. After hospital and recovery all was good and 0 problems. The neuro thought I was doing well...

Created By: Son of Cain | 2006-10-14 20:01 | 2 Comments

Has anyone noticed an increased light sensitivity with their AED's? I have been on Dilantin and Lamictal and both seemed to make me more sensitive to light. I haven't read anything about light...

Created By: smbarr01 | 2006-10-12 22:22 | 4 Comments

I have been on Lamictal since August 2005, but since November 2005, when the doctor decided to increase my dose, I have been stuttering. In the last couple of weeks it seems to have gotten worse....

Created By: karab | 2006-10-12 17:05 | 0 Comments

I am trying the second AED for my nocturnal seizures. The first was Keppra and, now, Tegretol. Both have done the same thing and I wanted to know if this is a normal response.

Is it...

Created By: notrust | 2006-10-11 22:07 | 4 Comments

My 8 year old daughter has just been diagnosed with PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome), which causes diabetes, cardiovascular problems, infertility, acne and more. And the likely culprit --...

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