Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: savlav | 2017-01-09 11:59 | 0 Comments

I am currently switching from 1500 mg/day Keppra to Lamictal 600mg/day after extreme aggression, anxiety, headaches, lack of enjoying sex, temperature regulation problems... just to name a few. I...

Created By: ryanpeter | 2017-01-08 11:38 | 0 Comments

Hi All,

I have been taking Epilim with a small dose of Lamictal as support since 1996 (20yrs).
I have have been suffering with gout and my uric acid levels for about 6 years now....

Created By: FrankieL | 2017-01-05 01:46 | 0 Comments

Hi,

I have been on Tegretol CR for most of my life as the doctors diagnosed me with focal epilepsy after one seizure as a child. Since then I was on Tegretol and four years ago I had six...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-01-03 08:12 | 0 Comments

All,

I was diagnosed when I was 9 years old. It first started as simple partial and progressed to grand mal. For years I was completely controlled on tegretol xr, but several years ago...

Created By: Crazyguy | 2017-01-01 00:18 | 0 Comments

Granted, this is a forum for epilepsy, but I am going to give it a shot anyway. To start off, I have bipolar disorder rather than epilepsy. Anticonvulsant medications like Depakote have been the...

Created By: candio | 2016-12-24 21:00 | 0 Comments

Zofran is EXCELLENT for the horrible stomach pain after a seizure if you can get coherent enough to take it or have someone to give it to you. They pumped me with IV Zofran in the ambulance and it...

Created By: Chris17659 | 2016-12-20 23:48 | 0 Comments

I take 2 pills in the morning of trileptal and 3 at night as of recent. I began smoking weed a few months ago but only once in a while. In the last 6 weeks though, I have been smoking at least...

Created By: sixkristy6 | 2016-12-20 17:49 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
I'm 38 years old, and was diagnosed with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy when I was 16 years old. I gave taken many medications and the best combo. by far was 75mg Lamictal bid...

Created By: e-man | 2016-12-19 04:12 | 0 Comments

Hello!

I was diagnosed with epilepsy around a year ago, but I now realize I've had it all my life just not grand mal seizures.

I've been treated with Trileptal, but I...

Created By: Avevincent | 2016-12-16 18:47 | 0 Comments

Hey guys, I'm 19 years old, and I was first diagnosed with epilepsy when I was about 7, then about three years ago I was told I was epilepsy free. Even since then I've still had absent...

Created By: grunak | 2016-12-14 14:26 | 0 Comments

Anyone that has experience with using medical marijuana for seizures.
I have heard that marijuana can help seizures but also have heard it can make seizures worse.
Unfortunately, I...

Created By: Judy.Auntie | 2016-12-13 14:49 | 0 Comments

Hi, I was wondering if this schedule will work out fine.
Because I been on keppra for exactly 8 months, without seizures, and I really want to quit this medication asap due to the massive...

Created By: mfraterr | 2016-12-09 11:34 | 0 Comments

I am a published author at work on a young adult novel about an epileptic twelve-year-old boy who takes Keppra to prevent seizures and I have several questions regarding this. Can anyone describe...

Created By: kez61 | 2016-12-05 14:54 | 0 Comments

Topirimate/Suicidal thoughts
Topic:
Fundraising and Awareness
I was put on Topirimate, as I have a neck condition called bilateral cervical stenosis. I was on it for a few months...

Created By: ambrakay | 2016-12-05 09:34 | 0 Comments

I've been on 400 mg Zonegran since 2010. In February of 2016, I had my first experience with kidney stones. After a failed round of Flomax to break up the two stones, I had to have...

Created By: Samsquanch | 2016-12-01 16:50 | 0 Comments

OK, so my husband got approval to get off of Keppra. The weaning process was fine. The second day he was completely off of it, he was dizzy, felt weak and most importantly fluorescent lights were...

Created By: John.A | 2016-12-01 10:29 | 0 Comments

Hi All,

After a recent visit with my Neurologist, we've added Lamictal to the Keppra i'm already on to see if it can help better control the few seizures I'm still having. I...

Created By: frugalchic | 2016-11-30 15:28 | 1 Comment

Hello all,
I've had epilepsy since I was 19, and I've noticed a pattern: often, when I have a seizure, a doctor doesn't want to try to uncover WHY it happened... they just...

Created By: Candoit | 2016-11-30 03:02 | 0 Comments

Hello friends,

I am new here. In fact first time posting in any support group. I have been on 4 different types of meds since 1.5 years now. Reason for starting meds was depression....

Sam
Created By: sam12345 | 2016-11-29 02:13 | 0 Comments

Hi,
Is anyone taking the new drug briviact?

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