Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Lamictalgirl | 2016-07-15 22:34 | 0 Comments

Hello lovely people,

I am new to this forum but would deeply appreciate your advice! I am reducing Lamictal in a month under the care of a brilliant neurologist as my epilepsy is stable but...

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-07-04 08:31 | 2 Comments

I have been on all types of anti-epileptic drugs for over 45 years. My basics are dilantin & phenobarbital. These stave off the big ones but I still have daily partials. Many meds I'...

Created By: nataliechin | 2016-07-03 22:55 | 0 Comments

I had seizures in my childhood. Although i havent been seizing. Question now is, Im still in my teens and will i be pronned to seizing? What should i do? Should i see a neurologist to check or...

Created By: dmmcpa | 2016-07-01 22:19 | 1 Comment

My daughter is experiencing severe sleepiness and excessive sleeping. She currently takes 125mg in the AM and 200mg in the PM. She also takes other seizure medications. Has anyone else had this...

Created By: Lisa B. | 2016-07-01 08:44 | 0 Comments

I am new to this site and would like to know if anyone is on Tamoxifen and have had a seizure. Tamoxifen is a preventative medication for breast cancer. I have been just diagnosed with complex...

Created By: oholic | 2016-07-01 05:28 | 0 Comments

Greetings,
My 3yr old son has been on Depakote for 4 monthes, with dosage increasing monthly.
Daily myoclonic sezuries haven't stopped, EEG confirmed sezuries remain as before...

Created By: equanimity37 | 2016-07-01 02:25 | 0 Comments

Hi All,
I am a 20-year-old man. I was taking Lamictal for a year and a half and just finished a pretty nasty withdrawal from the drug after a long titration period. During the past week and...

Created By: nicobot | 2016-06-30 15:15 | 0 Comments

Hi, this is my first post on here, so this may have already been a thread elsewhere. I didn't see a search function so I had no way of knowing.

My daughter just turned 6 and has been...

Created By: Suman Kumar | 2016-06-29 11:32 | 0 Comments

Hello,

My 20 year son has autism and has begun to have seizures in the recent past. We tried Keppra, Depakote, Lamictal and Zonisamide. While Keppra, Depakote and Zonisamide controlled the...

Created By: caseysmommy109 | 2016-06-26 22:16 | 0 Comments

Hello, my 12 year old son was on trileptal for 8 days and developed a severe drug rash from it. He was taken off and put on Onfi. He is also on 3600mg of Keppra. We just went up to a.m. and p.m...

Created By: NataleeG | 2016-06-25 14:24 | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm hoping to get some insight into phenobarbital doses. We are brand new to epilepsy - my 11 year old daughter (previously healthy, strong, gifted, talented child) had an acute onset...

Created By: kaw315 | 2016-06-24 11:35 | 0 Comments

I had brain cancer in 2009 and now have simple partial seizures due to the treatment. Ive been taking Nuvigil to help with my anti-seizure med fatigue for most of this time, but I'm...

Created By: farmmama | 2016-06-23 23:39 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone. I have a 7 year old boy. He started having pre-seizures within 12 hours and then grand mals within 24 hours of his 6 months of age vaccinations. 2 years old uncontrolled seiures...

Created By: Oxfordcomma | 2016-06-20 22:50 | 1 Comment

So I'm new to all this. I have had less than a dozen nocturnal seizures in the past 2 years, although I have only started seeing a doctor 2 months ago. I was initially prescribed Keppra,...

Created By: raskyfam | 2016-06-20 10:48 | 1 Comment

Hello,
My 3 year old just got diagnosed with child absence epilepsy after having 5 febrile seizures we pushed to get her thoroughly checked by a paediatric neurologist. She had an EEG done...

Created By: Ryan 36 | 2016-06-19 10:06 | 2 Comments

I have recently been rather sloppy with the timing of my medication (Vimpat, 150mg)... I should be taking it every 12 hours but there have been times where the time between doses was closer to 16h...

Created By: klichers | 2016-06-14 12:59 | 1 Comment

Does any have any recent information or experience switching from Lamictal XR to Lamotrigine ER? Everything I could find is at least 2 years old and I know a lot can change in that period of time...

Created By: cbcreichelt@yahoo.com | 2016-06-13 17:06 | 0 Comments

I'm currently on Carbamezapine and Lamotragine. I was first on Keppra but it made me a raging you know what! That's when we changed to what I'm on now. We discovered that my auras...

Created By: erinbabyrn | 2016-06-12 03:03 | 0 Comments

My son has had partial complex epilepsy since we has 4...that is 5 years. We had always been well controlled on Lamictal but last December just grew out of a very large dose. We switched him...

Created By: snowflake4star | 2016-06-11 07:13 | 0 Comments

I get incrediblely dizzy and have drop attacks for hours and when I lay down I get shaking of my left side. My head lifts off the pillow. By the end of the day I am able to get out of bed and walk...

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