Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: DB2014 | 2016-02-13 18:41 | 181 Views | 1 Comment

I am finally coming off Carbamzipine after almost 23 years of use.  I am 37 years old and have experianced some of the rarest side effects possible.  I hate the drug in so many ways, but I do owe...

Created By: LearyT | 2016-02-12 22:09 | 162 Views | 4 Comments

I'm new to the forum so first I want to say hello to everyone and introduce myself briefly. My name is Tyler, I'm 20 and I have been having temporal lobe seizures (complex partial) for about 6...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-02-11 08:01 | 200 Views | 3 Comments

The keppra and lamactil combo was working great for the partial seizures Last night I broke out all over my body with a red itchy rash. I'm miserable. I called the Neuro after hours and he said...

Created By: will72384 | 2016-02-10 13:19 | 156 Views | 0 Comments

I have epilepsy and I take Lamictal (brand) to control my seizures.  I have been getting Lamictal at Kroger through BC/BS.  I am now on Medicare and I have dropped BC/BS because the cost of the...

Created By: magicflute04 | 2016-02-06 12:54 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

This is a super specific question - but I'm hoping someone may have had a similar experience as me! I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2007 after having an unexpected grand mal seizure. I had a...

Created By: ejordan110993 | 2016-02-04 08:11 | 193 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have been on 200mg of Lamotrigine twice a day for the past 5 years with no significant problems although I have never been seizure free for over a year, then things got...

Created By: rutland_sarah | 2016-02-03 09:10 | 147 Views | 0 Comments

My doctor recently increased my Lamictal from 200mg 2x day to 300mg 2x day. I also take 1500mg of Keppra per day as well. Has anyone dizzy from the increase in Lamictal? I've been on Keppra for...

Created By: deninphx71@gmail.com | 2016-02-01 23:48 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

I'm on all three.. I want to get off them all. Keppra made me want to die. These just make me exist. I'm not the same person. I'm depressed. Does anyone know of any alternatives to traditional...

Created By: Suzanne Porter | 2016-01-31 11:48 | 189 Views | 1 Comment

Hi Folks,

   I've had epilepsy for 44 yrs. and had 2 brain surgeries to help reduce my sz. but I still continue having them because I found out I was drug resistant to all AED's (anti...

Created By: kazzy99 | 2016-01-31 04:02 | 124 Views | 0 Comments

We started weaning my sons Zonegran tonight. He's been on 100mg for almost 4yrs + 3000mg/day of Keppra.

We are decreasing by 25mg a week to off. Does anyone have experience with this? What...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-01-29 10:26 | 144 Views | 0 Comments

I've been on 500 mg keppra 2x daily since October. They tried increasing the dose in November but it did not go over well. I was feeling ok on this low dose for a while But just recently started...

Created By: ipod65 | 2016-01-29 01:41 | 143 Views | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I have been on Keppra since I was 14 I am now 20 and Zonisamide I think 2-3 years and ever since I was but on Zonisamide it seems like my seizures are worse. I do get moody,...

Created By: acsnow | 2016-01-27 00:29 | 130 Views | 0 Comments

 

 

Have been on Klonopin for 34 yrs. Used to be on others but titrated myself to this. Have tried all the others with either no effect or allergic reactions except keppra, which i...

Created By: khutch2 | 2016-01-25 16:55 | 153 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

 

I have been on Lamictal for almost 10 years and have had only one seizure during this time...it works for me.  I'm 55 years old and take 300 mg twice a day.  However, I have...

Created By: helpmefromeffexor | 2016-01-24 17:34 | 114 Views | 0 Comments

Hey everyone,  I am 26 and started having seizures when I was 15 when I started taking 150-220mg of effexor because my doctor put me on it, I have had over 30 seizures in the last 10 years, the...

Created By: katec1 | 2016-01-24 13:47 | 130 Views | 0 Comments

I started Onfi two weeks ago. The day after I started I had a small seizure (I have simple seizures). A week later and two days after an increase in dose I had 2-3 back to back seizures within...

Created By: RosieGart | 2016-01-24 05:22 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. My mum started on Keppra last week for possible seizures. She is so wiped out she can hardly move. Can anyone tell me if there is a time period in which side-effects may start to reduce or...

Created By: J27745 | 2016-01-23 19:41 | 107 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: sophie832 | 2016-01-23 03:03 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

For about 15 years my husband took 300-400MG of Dilantin and was seizure-free unless he went off of it, or took the generic. He is 34 years old and had seizures beginning when he was a baby. His...

Created By: brinsongregory16 | 2016-01-22 05:29 | 103 Views | 0 Comments

How long should it take for a seizure to stop after Ativan 2mg IM is given

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