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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: dutchkitten | 2005-11-04 23:14 | 518 Views | 4 Comments

I am 21 y/o and I might be pregnant, is carbamazepin safe to take, I dont want to take it and hurt the baby. Please help me!
~Maria

Created By: cannas | 2005-10-27 13:27 | 535 Views | 5 Comments

I have SSI and medicare A and B because I lost my job several years ago due to what I found out was epilepsy a little over 4 years ago. I am in north carolina and they are discontinuing all...

Created By: bradylu | 2005-10-22 00:26 | 533 Views | 0 Comments

My daughter, Corgan, is 12 months old. She was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at birth, and has recently been diagnosed with epilepsy although her innitial EEG was inconclusive. They believe she is...

Created By: aiwinski | 2005-10-16 22:14 | 2126 Views | 6 Comments

Recently my lamictal has slowly been increased from 100mg twice a day, to 150mg twice a day, and now to 200mg twice a day, because I continued to have tonic clonic's once a month during, or before...

Created By: elsea | 2005-10-11 18:01 | 590 Views | 5 Comments

I'm only taking 400 mg a day. It has eradicated the simple partial seizures I was having (a really light case of it). I recently began getting low grade headaches off and on, so am wondering if...

Created By: kimdonohue | 2005-10-11 05:50 | 464 Views | 1 Comment

Hi bruce

I just read that you are on Keppra and lamictal. My 15 year old son was just put on that combination a few weeks ago. HE was on just lamictal and he was having complex partial...

Created By: jennamay | 2005-10-06 08:14 | 619 Views | 0 Comments

The FDA just issued a new medication report involving Toprol-XL (a beta blocker used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris and heart failure) and Topamax (used to treat epilepsy and migraines)....

Created By: lyn | 2005-10-05 13:05 | 791 Views | 16 Comments

Does anybody take Keppra on its own to control Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy? I thought it was just an add on and it does not seem to be working totally.

Created By: Anonymous | 2005-10-03 13:18 | 957 Views | 0 Comments

Something for everyone,

There is a website that I came across a while back, where you can sign-up to receive News Alerts by e-mail, and received the news alerts pertain to what you would...

Created By: Carol Haney | 2005-09-28 22:07 | 532 Views | 1 Comment

my name is carol. I have had seizures for 33 years. They are partial nocturnal seizures. I get them when I go off to sleep at night or when I take a nap. I have been taking Lamictal for 5 years...

Created By: cameo | 2005-09-26 18:02 | 599 Views | 13 Comments

Hi. I wrote before. I had a seizure 17 years ago, been on tegretol 200mg 2x ad day and have been seizure free ever since. I started having seizure symptoms about a week and a half ago only at...

Created By: Nanaj | 2005-09-24 12:08 | 421 Views | 1 Comment

Hello
....Let's see how do I start.
I was born an epileptic.. I have 5 different types of seizures, grand mal, petti mal, jacksonian, psycomoter, and complex seizures... I have been on...

Created By: godzilla | 2005-09-21 16:15 | 424 Views | 2 Comments

My 15 yr old was taken off of Depacote (higher dosage putting him to sleep all the time and hair loss) last May and put on Topamax. He went through nearly all the side effects listed for the first...

Created By: elenp | 2005-09-20 21:41 | 493 Views | 3 Comments

I am a 42 year old woman with epilepsy (JME, first diagnosed when I was 13); I have been taking depakote since I was approximately 23 or 24 and my seizures have been well controlled. When I was...

Created By: avidrunner22 | 2005-09-20 10:38 | 506 Views | 4 Comments

I have more questions for you guys..have any of you ever had any problems with your jaw before..as in i guess u could call them jaw spasms..most of them i feel as though I am yawning, and then my...

Created By: jennamay | 2005-09-20 09:17 | 478 Views | 0 Comments

Managing your epilepsy means staying informed about the latest recalls, warnings and public health advisories as they relate to anti-epileptic drugs and devices. As such, the FDA has created a web...

Created By: katheren | 2005-09-13 00:10 | 623 Views | 6 Comments

So, after having my first grand-mal back in June I was put on Neurontin. But I was still having, motor and focal seizures, so i was sent to a neurologist in germany (i am overseas) to see if she...

Created By: EHammarstrom | 2005-09-09 20:24 | 664 Views | 5 Comments

I have been on Lamictal for about five months now. I am currently on 250mg of Lamictal twice a day, 200 mg of Tegertol, twice a day. I used to be on 100 mg of Dilantin in the morning, 200 mg of...

Created By: heavenangelrose | 2005-09-05 08:56 | 582 Views | 0 Comments

Ok heres the long story. I was on keppra and topamax. And I had the short temper and attitude with the keppra. So my doctor put me on the zonegran to come off of the keppra. Then 3 days later I...

Created By: scottf | 2005-08-31 09:03 | 571 Views | 0 Comments

My case is not that serious, I am medicated against seizures and I'm advised by the neurology consultant that I need not ever have seizures. I take 1700mg Sodium Valporate and 100mg Lamotrogine...

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