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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Becca86 | 2017-07-24 18:13 | 2 Comments

My neurologist wants to add 400/day of aptiom. I'm currently on 700mg zonegran.

Has anyone tried it? I've never heard of it.

This will be drug #7. Hope it works, zonegran...

Created By: mariet_5926de5df37df | 2017-07-20 12:32 | 5 Comments

Not sure if anyone can make any suggestions but have been on the generic of Keppra for two weeks titration dose of 250mg (eventually to be doubled). Have noticed major sleep problems, might get...

Created By: anonhaze | 2017-07-19 03:06 | 4 Comments

Hello, I'm 39 and just got diagnosed with epilepsy which has been an out of the blue shock. They can't tell me what triggered my seizures (had 11 now since February) and each time they...

Created By: Marie81 | 2017-07-16 07:40 | 1 Comment

So I'm 36 developed epilepsy @ 16 tried 2 meds before i was put on tegretol took that up to the age of 30 & was told it was killing my liver being i had hep c i was switched to keppra...

Created By: Cwilson52# | 2017-07-14 08:02 | 1 Comment

How does a person go from a normal Mmr to abnormal Mr in 4 years. He has the brain of a 7o Year old?

Created By: DLKSMOM | 2017-07-13 12:32 | 2 Comments

My son has frequent Gran Mal Seizures. He has been prescribed Clonazepam wafers (A small wafer in a pre-dosed pack). My question is he used to be able to carry the wafers in a locked bag on the...

Created By: SomethininTheWay | 2017-07-13 12:12 | 5 Comments

Okay, a little background:
For the last 13 years I have been seizure free due to Keppra (3000 a day) and Lamictal (400 a day). Recently, my Neurologist put me on Topamax (50 twice a day) to...

Created By: e.danis | 2017-07-12 12:42 | 1 Comment

I have had seizures since birth I recently found out that I have both nocturnal seizures as well as catamenial seizures. My question is can my catamenial seizures effect my nocturnal seizures....

Created By: PE_90 | 2017-07-12 04:12 | 4 Comments

Hallo ... I'm taking Topamax for three years. His effect on my epilepsy is perfect. But its side effects are terrible. I have no sweat, I'm overheating, I can not to sport or exercise or...

Created By: Bashiriram | 2017-07-11 14:05 | 1 Comment

Just wanted to know do anti epileptic drugs work on non epileptic attacks?!. I have had essential tremors in my arms for about 3 years now and recently I have started to have seizures which...

Created By: millikin | 2017-07-10 13:46 | 1 Comment

I have been on many Meds but currently on Tryleptol. Was on Tegrotol for years til menopause hit then all went out of whack. Currently on Tryleptol for at least 4 years and still get some double...

Created By: kcounts0630 | 2017-07-10 11:35 | 0 Comments

I have RA and sojerns. I currently take Lamictal 500 mg daily and zonegran 300mg daily for my seizures. My rheumy suggested Plaquenil and prednisone for my autoimmune conditions. Has anyone...

Created By: Jenjedi | 2017-07-09 06:57 | 2 Comments

Hello, I've been diagnosed with epilepsy, but I do not know the cause of it. I was originally not taking my medication as instructed. I took 250mg of generic keppra (1 a day originally) and...

Created By: Inga_595dbc569888b | 2017-07-06 00:37 | 2 Comments

Hey all,
so I've been trying to find the answer to this question, and it seems to be really hard to pin down. There's no question that alcohol affects Lamictal (and all AEDs), but...

Created By: buckeyes588 | 2017-07-02 18:40 | 3 Comments

I'm hoping I can get some advice from you guys. I have temporal lobe epilepsy. Had surgery in 2008 and my seizures were well controlled for a while, but they've gotten worse the past...

Created By: Kel1 | 2017-07-01 05:26 | 3 Comments

Hi i am about to start on the above medication aswell as levetiracetam and carbamazapine.Has anybody else on here ever used it and how did you find it?

Created By: ChicagoMom | 2017-06-29 11:08 | 4 Comments

My son had one seizure at age 18, after a stressful time his senior year and being sick with strep. He had an abnormal EEG a week after the seizure so the neurologist put him on Keppra. He became...

Created By: sk8terchiq35 | 2017-06-29 01:57 | 3 Comments

Hello, everyone! So, I'll start from the beginning. I had my first seizure when I was 11 in 7th grade, last day of school. I had 2 grand maul seizures that morning, went to the hospital, and...

Created By: EmilyOC | 2017-06-27 07:45 | 3 Comments

Hello, I have just joined up today. My boyfriend of 2 years was diagnosed with epilepsy when he was 18- he is now 24. He had been seizure free for 4 years but over the past 3 months has has had 5...

Created By: AndreasMommy | 2017-06-26 11:01 | 1 Comment

My daughter was diagnosed with Epilepsy in March of 2017, she is 10 years old. When we visited the neurologist she was diagnosed as an epileptic having absence seizures, which were previously...

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