Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Kris w | 2016-02-27 20:35 | 160 Views | 1 Comment

Hi,
New here. 53 just diagnosed about 7 months ago after massive grand mal that put me in ICU for 3 days and discovery of large Mes. temporal. Lob. Sc. and I learned that all those things...

Created By: Shilo8 | 2016-02-25 17:49 | 125 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter was seizure free for 11 years on Mebaral. Since it was discontinued, she has tried Keppra, Keppra XR, Vimpat, Topamax, Lamictal and straight phenobarbital. Any suggestions? Thinking of...

Created By: Gustavo Woltmann | 2016-02-25 15:44 | 208 Views | 1 Comment

If diagnosed with simple partial seizures do I have to go on medication? Is there alternative methods such as diet or something like that to lessen seizure occurrence? Can the Dr take my license...

Created By: matthewsmommy | 2016-02-24 04:28 | 133 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone successfully switched from a brand name drug, specifically Felbatol, to generic?  Our insurance has changed over the years which means my son's medication costs have as well.  He has...

Created By: justin.bailey01@gmail.com | 2016-02-20 03:40 | 151 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all, and sorry for a long story but just looking for guidance. I was born with a rare disease called Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus syndrome(BRBNS). Now this isn't really the cause of my issues but...

Created By: GregoryUT | 2016-02-18 18:55 | 377 Views | 5 Comments

I would be doing humanity a huge disservice if I didn't tell everybody I meet about my seizures that were cured 3 months ago when I started CDB/THC combination oil.

The CDB oil alone...

Created By: Ciela | 2016-02-18 16:02 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

Hey is anyone else taking Lamotrigine and notice that they've recently changed the size of the pills?? my 100mg pills got larger, and my 25mg pills got smaller!!
I just ran out of 100mg's so...

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-02-17 18:17 | 194 Views | 0 Comments

I have had epilepsy over 45 years, have been on all types of meds and tried a VNS. None elimitated my seizures but I don't have grande-mals or any that are life threatening. I had complex petites...

Created By: Flyfisher | 2016-02-16 15:36 | 195 Views | 1 Comment

I'llsay it straight out...I'm scared. 45 years old. Ive been on 400-500mg Dilantin/day since i was 10 due to nocturnal seizures.I am also a recreational marijauna smoker (that has chosen to grow...

Created By: Flyfisher | 2016-02-16 15:33 | 134 Views | 1 Comment

I'llsay it straight out...I'm scared. 45 years old. Ive been on 400-500mg Dilantin/day since i was 10 due to nocturnal seizures.I am also a recreational marijauna smoker (that has chosen to grow...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-02-14 11:13 | 347 Views | 1 Comment

I only take 500 mg 2x day of keppra. Since October 2015. They tried increasing keppra in November but I didn't tolerate it well. After another abnormal eeg at the end of January I was out on 25mg...

Created By: DB2014 | 2016-02-13 18:41 | 212 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 | 189 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 | 236 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 | 187 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 | 188 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 | 227 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 | 170 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 | 195 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 | 223 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...

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