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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: dejavu15 | 2015-03-06 18:10 | 187 Views | 0 Comments

My doctor has put me on Keppra generic and so far I'm pleased.

When I was on the Keppra xr it seems like I was over excited and very sensitive and moody.

But...

Created By: en dehors | 2015-03-05 12:08 | 216 Views | 1 Comment

For those adults treating with nonpsychoactive CBD, what dosage did you start with? Specifically for 22%/05% CBD/THC ratio with 22 mg dosage for 140 pound adult. How many doses per day to start...

Created By: Murbayn | 2015-03-05 08:38 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

I've been a lot of meds to control my epilepsy and thankfully I've only had side effects from 2 of these meds.
I just started Primidone and get light headed and dizzy.
Can anyone tell...

Created By: bumpy2 | 2015-03-05 02:24 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

Hi

I am so stressed out. I have been diagnosed with stage 3a chronic kidney disease last September and now have moved into 3b. I am just waiting result from a microalbuminurea test but...

Created By: sunnybrook | 2015-03-04 23:21 | 192 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all. I just wrote a War and Peace length response to an earlier post about wanting to quit all AEDs and switching from Dilantin to Lamictal. Somehow the browser I was using did not...

Created By: simonsgaards | 2015-02-28 14:25 | 147 Views | 3 Comments

My 14 year old daugther with complex partial seizures and a left posterior partial hemispherectomy has been taking 8 cc of Felbatol for the past 12 years.  Once in a while her white blood count...

Created By: kirk.dave@clear.net.nz | 2015-02-28 03:09 | 290 Views | 1 Comment
Created By: dejavu15 | 2015-02-26 10:13 | 153 Views | 0 Comments

 Prior to starting this newly prescribed Depakote. I had lost 30 pounds and I still need to loose another 10.

After being on Depakote I noticed no matter how hard I try to get this 10...

Created By: Perspectives | 2015-02-24 11:14 | 134 Views | 0 Comments

I recently read some articles that say there have been studies done indictating long-term use (over 3 months) could raise the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease. Has anyone taken a...

Created By: Chefmom | 2015-02-23 14:13 | 212 Views | 1 Comment

My son was diagnosed with JME at age 18 four years ago. He was prescribed Keppra which worked well for the next 18 months.  His Keppra blood levels were constant at around 30 and seizures were...

Created By: karenf | 2015-02-21 17:23 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

My son was diagnosed with absence epilepsy at 4 years old and has been on lamictal ever since.  He always also had symptoms of ADHD but not bad enough to medicate.  He is now 11 years old and was...

Created By: skbute | 2015-02-20 20:23 | 133 Views | 1 Comment

Hello!

My fiance has had complex partial seizures since he was 2 years old. He has been on pretty much every common epilepsy medication and has tried multiple combinations to control his...

Created By: kerumsteele@yahoo.com | 2015-02-19 23:00 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

I'm not quite sure what topic to put this in, but since it seems to possibly be a side affect of some AEDs, I figured I'd put it here.  It is a known fact that those with epilepsy have a higher...

Created By: lhe135 | 2015-02-17 13:51 | 187 Views | 1 Comment

Hey, I'm new to this community and figured I'd ask if anyone has any experience with this.  I've been taking Lamictal at 300 per day.  Vimpat was added in mid December.  I became very irritable...

Created By: jjohnj | 2015-02-15 02:10 | 186 Views | 1 Comment

My 11 month old daughter started having seizures 2 months ago, the Neuro put her on keppra. Soon after in the blood test, her neutrophils were REALLY low. She is now neutropinic. Doctors are...

Created By: Karilily | 2015-02-10 16:23 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all. I have seizures due to the fact that I had a hemmoragic stroke due to eclampsia at 21. They missed the seizures at first because they mimicked the side effects of the stroke (absent...

Created By: brdietrich | 2015-02-06 18:34 | 236 Views | 2 Comments

What are common side effects of tegretol?  How is it eliminated and what is its half-life?

 

many thanks

Created By: reecie | 2015-02-06 10:27 | 189 Views | 1 Comment

I've been on lamotrigine for several years without too many problems, normally 225 mg 2x/day. I accidentally took two doses one morning (450 mg about an hour apart) and suffered a panic attack....

Created By: sunnybrook | 2015-02-05 11:02 | 195 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. I am having an experience that I wonder if others have had or may have insight about. Context: I started having nocturnal Grand Mal (or whatever they are called now) seizures at the age of...

Created By: duttasumana@yahoo.co.in | 2015-02-05 04:01 | 188 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter is 8 yrs old. She is taking Levitiracetan, Benzodiazepine(Lobazam) and Valium. But no improvement. Now a new doctor suggested Sodium Valparate and clonazepam stopping the previous...

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