Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: sheri5255@gmail.com | 2017-05-27 03:30 | 0 Comments

My daughter started having seizures in 2nd grade. She has a severe anxiety disorder and was on 200 mg Zoloft per day. It worked awesome for her anxiety, but she started having seizures. She was...

Created By: mariet_5926de5df37df | 2017-05-25 10:00 | 4 Comments

Hi am new to this site. Am due to start on Lamotrigine 25mg titration to 100mg. Feel somewhat 'at sea' as given hardly any info by professionals, all info I know is off excellent sites...

Created By: Malice77 | 2017-05-25 06:52 | 0 Comments

I have been on 200 mg of Topomax for the past several years for seizure control and aside for once in a while breakthrough petit-mal before my period, my seizures have been under control. I have...

Created By: mpoly | 2017-05-19 14:01 | 2 Comments

Hi everyone,

I take 300mg of Lamictal daily (2x 150mg). Since Lamictal is also used for bipolar disorder, I was just curious if anyone who is not bipolar has any effects in that respect? Is...

Created By: melissa.hardison@hotmail.com | 2017-05-13 10:21 | 1 Comment

Hi! My 6 year old son was recently diagnosed with seizures and was put on trileptal. We eased into take the medication and he has been on it for about 2 months now and at the highest dosage for...

Created By: CrazyMikey | 2017-05-11 03:11 | 2 Comments

I'll start with Zoloft and Keppra cause they might be identical in what they are causing in their side effects. Has anyone ever had the side effects of Constipation and Hypnopompic...

Created By: qjurgens11 | 2017-05-07 21:50 | 1 Comment

I'm on a very high dose of both Trileptal (1200m/day) and Depakote (1500m/day). I was wondering if anyone has been on this combination and dealt with the side effects? The mixture of these...

Created By: alyssarenae23 | 2017-05-04 11:33 | 2 Comments

Looking for some assistance with Zonegran 100 mg. I've been on this medicine since I was in high school and now my insurance won't cover it anymore. This medicine is very expensive...

Created By: steve@got-thyme.com | 2017-05-03 08:51 | 2 Comments

Hi!
I just started onfi recently (maybe a month ago) I was wondering if anyone has experienced a
lower sex drive while on onfi. I know others like phenobarbital has for me. I didn...

Created By: Elljen | 2017-05-02 16:10 | 1 Comment

I put this post, minus today's update, in a different section before realizing I should have put it here in the meds discussion. Forgive the sort of double post (this one includes today)....

Created By: JayJ Bon | 2017-05-01 23:29 | 1 Comment

Hi Everyone,
I need a little help, and don't know where to get a straight answer. Here goes. On Jan 25, 2017 had 2 seizurers back to back. Went to hospital sent home 4 days later on...

Created By: bobby1956 | 2017-05-01 06:41 | 0 Comments

if anyone is on the medication dilantin get off of it and get on another anti-seizure medication for seizures. it causes cerebellar ataxia witch i ended up with and you dont want. i just joined...

Created By: Exlibris | 2017-04-30 18:50 | 0 Comments

I've got petit mal epilepsy and it exhibits itself as blank spells, poor concentration, inability to remember words (but I can describe what I'm talking about, so its makes conversation...

Created By: caraeevvys | 2017-04-28 21:39 | 3 Comments

Hello, friends!!

I started struggling with at least 5 times daily complex partials about 6 months ago and was started on Lamictal in March (can't quite remember the dosage because it...

Created By: Albreckon | 2017-04-28 09:00 | 3 Comments

Hi I was diagnosed with epilepsy earlier this week and have complex partial seizures several times a week. I just started a low does of topamax adding 25 mg a week. I was just wondering when will...

Created By: ConnieS0202 | 2017-04-23 10:10 | 5 Comments

My 72 year old father is refusing to take his medication. He developed epilepsy late in life after having heart problems. He just won't accept the fact that he needs his meds to prevent...

Created By: smperkin | 2017-04-18 15:49 | 1 Comment

Hi Guys!

New to the forum... What an awesome community!

I've been taking Dilantin for about 20 years to "control" seizures as a side effect of a brain aneurysm...

Created By: Roald | 2017-04-11 23:20 | 3 Comments

Hi I am wondering what you recommend and use as rescue remedies at the onset of breakthrough seizures? I have right temporal focal seizures that quickly progress to generalized tonic clonic...

Created By: Tejina | 2017-04-10 14:09 | 2 Comments

Hello all!

I was just wondering if anyone on here is taking antidepressants with lamotrigine. I'm on a rather high dosage (900mg/day) and had started trying some antidepressants....

Created By: dvdk | 2017-04-10 07:15 | 3 Comments

Hi,

I have been on Vimpat for almost two years and am now reducing this because I get terribly itchy from it. Especially on my scalp, neck and arms it is so bad I'm scratching all day...

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