Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: carlosmh | 2015-12-04 13:36 | 257 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, im new to the site.

I had surgery for a cavernous angioma back in 2007, because of the scar tissue the neurosurgeon got me on dilantin.had my seizures controlled, only got them when ...

Created By: MARTHAVILL | 2015-12-02 21:30 | 267 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, everyone!

I wanted to start this post to see if anyone has experience a similar situation. My sister was diagnosed with jme epilepsy last December. In October she started...

Created By: Topmom7698 | 2015-12-01 18:04 | 269 Views | 1 Comment

can anyone share experiences on vimpat

 

Created By: willowgirl83 | 2015-11-26 10:46 | 202 Views | 2 Comments

i went to the cleveland clinic yesterday and met with a epileptologist. I had a quick eeg done - nothing found there but didnt have an episode during it. The epi listened to all my symptoms and...

Created By: willowgirl83 | 2015-11-26 10:46 | 160 Views | 0 Comments

i went to the cleveland clinic yesterday and met with a epileptologist. I had a quick eeg done - nothing found there but didnt have an episode during it. The epi listened to all my symptoms and...

Created By: willowgirl83 | 2015-11-26 10:46 | 165 Views | 0 Comments

i went to the cleveland clinic yesterday and met with a epileptologist. I had a quick eeg done - nothing found there but didnt have an episode during it. The epi listened to all my symptoms and...

Created By: gchatt10 | 2015-11-23 16:18 | 245 Views | 4 Comments

Hi All,

I would like some opinions on my situation from people's experience.

Background:
28 year old male. 10 years of simple partial siezures (auras/deja vus), undiagnosed. ...

Created By: Chooch | 2015-11-23 06:43 | 204 Views | 3 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I have been on Tegretol for 6 years for Complex Partial Seizures (800mg Daily). I put on about 5 stone during this period of time and...

Created By: MorningSeizer | 2015-11-21 20:47 | 201 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everyone,

I'm sorry if this is a duplicate post, I've never been on here before.

I got off Keppra a few years ago after I suffered for 4 years with severe side effects.

For...

Created By: seatownep | 2015-11-21 14:12 | 232 Views | 1 Comment

My previous medication wasn't fully controlling my seizures and because i'm overweight my neuro recommended zonisamide because it has a side of effect of weight loss. I'm also dieting and...

Created By: jsmith | 2015-11-19 11:20 | 202 Views | 1 Comment

I was diagnosed with temporal lobe epilepsy two and a half years ago with complex partial seizures.  Seems to be worse in the summer with overexertion.  Generally happens between 1 and 3 times a...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2015-11-18 16:30 | 239 Views | 0 Comments

I was just diagnosed with partial complex seizures. I started keppra on October 10. 500mg 2x a day. It was rough getting used to it. I've never been on a daily medicine for anything. In November 5...

Created By: amberly | 2015-11-16 15:38 | 262 Views | 0 Comments

Here's my background:

 

25 years ago, I had a tonic-clonic seizure during finals after not eating and not sleeping.  Subsequent EEGs did not indicate that there was a problem.

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Created By: seatownep | 2015-11-15 21:40 | 189 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,

I have myoclonic/tonic-clonic epilepsy that was diagnosed at 14. I have been on Keppra for 8 years and for the most part it worked well. My seizures have recently become more...

Created By: ktkkak | 2015-11-14 14:34 | 173 Views | 0 Comments

My 14 year old son was diagnosed with Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and was put on Levetiracetam 100 mg 2 times a day. My son can't get himself to swallow any pills so we asked for a liquid form of...

Created By: Broooke denver | 2015-11-06 12:55 | 266 Views | 1 Comment

Recently I had a dr./pharmacy mixup before I went out of town and did not have my Zonisamide for almost 2 weeks.  I did have many break through jerks but it is the most productive, focused, and...

Created By: mjackson | 2015-11-04 17:09 | 167 Views | 0 Comments

I am a 28 year old with a history of seizures since Oct 1997.  I have tonic-clonic seizures, originating in the left temporal lobe, which have been successfully treated with Tegretol Retard 400mg...

Created By: rpep | 2015-11-04 02:44 | 205 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone,
 I'm new here but have had epilepsy for about 8 years. Ive been given keppra have been on it
for about 8 monhs now...i suffersevere depression anyway and the keppra has...

Created By: bmilusz | 2015-11-01 21:18 | 228 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I'm not a huge drinker but I occasionally like to have an Irish Coffee. I have complex partial seizures and have not had one in over six months, I take 5000mg keppra daily. I was wondering...

Created By: malbradley313 | 2015-10-30 09:47 | 177 Views | 1 Comment

About 3 months ago my son was started on Keppra, his last medication to try since the 5 before this one haven't worked, and his bahavior since starting it is only getting worse. I called his...

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