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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Talevita | 2007-02-07 08:25 | 1 Comment

I'm taking Lamictal right now, and I'm looking to add another. I've taken so many meds in the past 10 years and will probably end up with the same combination that I had at some point, but I want...

Created By: pixiedust | 2007-02-06 23:04 | 7 Comments

Since October Ive been taking 300mg of Dilantin per day. Last month I started Lamictal. I am now taking 200mg of Lamictal daily and 300mg Dilantin daily. As of Saturday, Im going to start lowering...

Created By: | 2007-02-06 22:34 | 0 Comments

Ok right now Im currently taking 300mg of Dilantin per day (been doing so since october), and 200 mg of Lamictal. As of this Saturday, Im supposed to lower my dose of Dilantin to 200mg every day...

Created By: Cassie_W | 2007-02-06 17:40 | 5 Comments

I have been on Keppra for over two years now and have had good luck with seizure control. I take it as monotherapy at 4000 mgs a day and have been on this dosage since early/mid . December. I have...

Created By: musmashels | 2007-02-06 17:06 | 8 Comments

I started having seizures a little over a year ago due to extreme trauma during brain surgery. My neurologist put me on Lamical, 200 mg a day but it didn't control my seizures so he uped it to 400...

Created By: thewastrel | 2007-02-06 16:59 | 0 Comments

Since starting on Zonegran, my son had remained seizure-free for over 3 months. Yesterday, however, he experienced two brief auras (seconds in length). He was certain that a tonic-clonic seizure...

Created By: lorigirl | 2007-02-06 13:36 | 0 Comments

I'm wondering if anyone else has been in this situation. Right now, my neurologist is changing my meds. I used to take both Depakote and Dilantin. I'm now off the Depakote for about a month and a...

Created By: mary_g | 2007-02-05 20:31 | 3 Comments

Hello I seem to be going through a tough time with my meds. Let me back up first. I was diagnosed with E in Dec. and put on Topamax 15mg. and now I'm taking 100mg. in the morning and 150mg. at...

Created By: crazyglued | 2007-02-05 13:37 | 2 Comments

Hi,

My son just turned two and has been having seizures since he was 5 months.... he has been on mediction for a year and half. last April he got really sick and since then has been sick...

Created By: toni2 | 2007-02-05 02:58 | 39 Comments

Hi, I'm 27 and had two grand mal seizures in the past month. I don't remember anything and am pretty much out cold for 30 min afterwards, and disoriented for the remainder of the day. All my tests...

Created By: HannahBanana | 2007-02-03 17:03 | 1 Comment

Hi. This is my 1st week on topamax for CPS. I explained to my neuro that I am very sensitive to meds so he started me off at 25 mg/day, eventually working up to 100 mg/day.

So far the...

Created By: jjason | 2007-02-01 21:57 | 2 Comments

Keppra, how effective is it and how severe are the side effects. Recently my girlfriend started taking keppra along with topamax, her mood-swings have become quite severe: deppresssion, pessimism,...

Created By: Jorge Lango | 2007-02-01 08:00 | 4 Comments

Hello, I have a 5 year old daugther that started with seizures last year. By looking at the information available on epilepsy and the way my daugther's seizures are, I found 3 different types of...

Created By: tanrosie | 2007-01-31 02:37 | 2 Comments

any body with seizure taking medication but still having monthly seizure.

Question: What's the point of taking medicine when it is not
helping in control of seizure. (very...

Created By: nugget | 2007-01-31 00:05 | 2 Comments

i been on topomax for a week or so now and i don't know if this is normal.kinda seeing thing? or you see one item in one spot but second later it in another spot and back to the same spot again....

Created By: wldhrt13 | 2007-01-30 00:41 | 2 Comments

for people on meds that make you gain weight. do you keep on gaining weight every year? or do you gain a bunch and then stop after a time?

Created By: Holly Sox | 2007-01-28 17:18 | 1 Comment

Hello. I'm still fairly new to this forum, although certainly not new to dealing with epilepsy.

My son Cody has been on Keppra for a little more than a year. Topamax was added this past...

Created By: bnewright | 2007-01-26 17:57 | 3 Comments

Yes here I am again so thankful for this site! I have switched from 400 mg dilantin to 200 mg Zonegran. I was doing all right but had some issue the week before my monthly cycle early Jan with...

Created By: faithsmome | 2007-01-25 21:20 | 4 Comments

My daughter just started felbatol less then 2 months ago and we are weaning her off keppra. She's also on vigabatrin. THe doctors say these meds have no known "interactions". She has Tuberous...

Created By: foakesfamily | 2007-01-25 16:59 | 2 Comments

Our 3-and-a-half-year-old daughter Anna was diagnosed with frontal lobe epilepsy in November. She started having seizures when she was a baby (we now think), although we did not realize it at the...

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