Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: LearyT95 | 2016-11-21 11:56 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Tyler and I was diagnosed with temporal lobe complex partial Epilepsy over 2 years ago and have been having them for longer. I have been on multiple medicines from: Ethosuximide,...

Created By: CrazyMikey | 2016-11-19 04:05 | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 22 years now since I was 10. Ever since the first day I had my first medication I've had nothing but medication problems. My first medication was Depakote. When I...

Created By: Missakitty13 | 2016-11-18 16:42 | 0 Comments

It's always a toss up between side affects vs. Seizures. Pretty much with every medication. Reading through all the posts has made me feel better and worse. Made me realize I'm not alone...

Created By: RC18 | 2016-11-16 17:04 | 0 Comments

Ladies and Gents,

A quick question or two, but first I suppose it'd be of some assistance if I posted a bit of background information.

A while ago I experienced a seizure for...

Created By: webbmp | 2016-11-16 08:16 | 0 Comments

Our little one has been having myoclonic seizures since 13mo. We were first on keppra and now are on depakote and onfi. He used to be good at taking his medications. He now refuses to even let us...

Created By: harrissuzy | 2016-11-14 12:01 | 1 Comment

Hi All,

I'm new to this forum and I would love some help if at all possible please.
I'm on 1100MG of Tegretol Slow Release a day, I've been on it for just under 10...

Created By: Quadzilla | 2016-11-13 16:26 | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,
I just joined this group with hopes of getting some information on which medication to take to treat my seizures. I'm currently taking Depakote, 250 mg twice a day. Well...

Created By: Graham2008 | 2016-11-10 20:03 | 3 Comments

Hi Everbody i am a parent whom is struggling to get to grips once again with epilepsy,My son was diagnosed 4 years ago and after a harrowing time finding a solution he was prescribed Trieptal 4....

Created By: Angela6067 | 2016-11-02 10:18 | 1 Comment

I have been on Keppra for 5 years. The doctor decided it was time to try something new. I think they dropped me down to quickly. I went from 1500 mg in the am and 1500 mg at night to 750 mg twice...

Created By: Madliz91 | 2016-11-02 00:59 | 0 Comments

Hey there,
Looking for some advice on how long I should stay on my keppra. Currently taking 500mg twice a day and although it's done a great job at controlling my seizures it's...

Created By: Samsquanch | 2016-11-01 18:27 | 2 Comments

I decided to join this just to get some feed back so I'm not an overly anxious/paranoid wife. Back story, my husband went into Sudden Cardiac Arrest last year. They concluded he had a seizure...

Created By: Ftj2999 | 2016-10-31 16:08 | 1 Comment

After being in hospital for seizures I was prescribed keppra as they were unsure if it was epileptic or not, after having CT/MRI/EEG etc. they are pretty much 100 percent that it isn't...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-10-31 12:10 | 1 Comment

so I was on 2000 mg of keppra daily for my focal seizures. I thought it was doing ok, just a lot of the keppra rage. my neuro took me off slowly and put me on topomax. I'm only on 150 mg...

Created By: mjackson | 2016-10-27 19:27 | 1 Comment

I know this topic will have been discussed to some extent here before! But I'm interested to know how anyone facilitated a Tegretol - Trileptal changeover. I have been on Tegretol for 18...

Created By: flipflopper77 | 2016-10-27 12:31 | 2 Comments

I have been diagnosed with epilepsy for 5 years. I have been on Keppra. I just want to be off of it. I was driving while I had my first seizure and luckily I never hurt anyone. I do have to...

Created By: Gabrielle07 | 2016-10-27 10:29 | 0 Comments

Yes, According to Dr. Julian Whitaker's Health & Healing newsletter that MEDIUM CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES (MCTs) are not only abundant in coconut oil, Although nature's richest source...

Created By: Cfcats | 2016-10-26 18:38 | 1 Comment

I wrote this column for one of my local papers and it was published this past Sunday:

http://www.app.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/10/21/generic-substitutes-epilepsy-doctors-insurers/...

Created By: Erinunderwater | 2016-10-20 15:11 | 1 Comment

I have mostly focal epilepsy, had one grand mal seizure this past summer that led to the discovery of swelling and scarring in the left side of my brain, and have since figured out that a lot of...

Created By: 1612brianna | 2016-10-18 15:55 | 1 Comment

My 16 year old son is on Keppra 1000mg twice daily and Banzel 800mg twice daily. The Keppra is causing urinary incontinence. (Started it 1 week ago and incontinence started day 2) He has been on...

Created By: Gucciipad | 2016-10-16 15:08 | 1 Comment

I was just diagnosed with cataracts at 37. It's a diagnose that's unbelievable. Is there any side affects or any complications with that medicine. Before lamotrigine I was taking...

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