Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Allytash | 2016-09-06 13:19 | 0 Comments

I am on Keppra right now and I don't even want to get up for work anymore and I love my job. I've only been on it for a couple days but I was on it when I was younger. It's the...

Created By: Cynthia Buechler | 2016-09-06 10:44 | 0 Comments

Good morning,
I have was dx in 2013 with partial seizures. They have been well controlled on Lamotrigine ER 300 mg daily for over 2 years now. My husband's insurance recently changed...

Created By: ngu | 2016-09-01 12:35 | 2 Comments

Hello, I am new to this forum. I am 20 years old and was diagnosed 5 years ago with generalized epilepsy. I currently take Depakote and Keppra name brand only. I have many days of where I...

Created By: Hafdis | 2016-09-01 12:27 | 0 Comments

Hi there
I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2006. I had grand-mal seizures as well as juvenile myoclonic twitches. I went on Depakode, and had 8 more seizures. Then added Lamictal to the...

Created By: JakeTomo93 | 2016-08-31 16:06 | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,

I have had seizures since i was 14 (now 23) i was put on Keppra at 16 and had a EEG which came back saying that nothing was wrong.. i then had a 5 year period of having...

Created By: Frank Castle | 2016-08-30 18:48 | 1 Comment

Anyone else experiencing suicidal feelings on Fycompa? There's a difference between thinking about suicide in the abstract sense and actually "contemplating" it. I think the drug...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-08-30 09:23 | 1 Comment

Good Morning All
So heres a little of my history.
I'm 36 year old female diagnosed at 35 with partial seizures in October of 2015. No head trauma. no explanation why I have this...

Created By: BrookyBob | 2016-08-29 18:18 | 0 Comments

I was on Leveteracitam (Keppra) for about a year and started having severe side effects so had to change to Tegretol. I've now been on Tegretol for just over two months and it seems much...

Created By: LondonMum | 2016-08-29 08:43 | 1 Comment

Hello all,

My son has complex partial seizures since late 6 years-old, but we took sometime to have the correct diagnose. We were living in Paris for a short period of time when the first...

Created By: seidelna | 2016-08-29 00:32 | 1 Comment

Daughter just diagnosed with e, and given oxcarbazepine. she's been on it just a week, noticed today small red rash on stomach and lower back. is this a reaction?

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2016-08-26 23:26 | 1 Comment

Hello

My daughter is 15 yrs old, has 2-3 seizures a day (complex partials lasting 1-2 minutes) BUT we have to use the midazolam nasal spray on her every 3-4 days to sedate her when her...

Created By: busymom | 2016-08-25 12:23 | 1 Comment

Hello!

I am new to this community, but not new to epilepsy. My daughter began (or we realized!) having seizures around 2007. Since then she has tried 7 different meds to get them under...

Created By: sanfidd | 2016-08-22 10:32 | 3 Comments

Hi, has anyone ever had their multi-vitamin effect their seizure meds - specifically Tegretol CR? I have been on Tegretol CR 1600mg/daily for 25 years and I recently started taking a multi-...

Created By: vantage08 | 2016-08-15 14:10 | 0 Comments

Hi I'm Brent. I had minor childhood epilepsy from the ages of approximately 5-7 years old. My face would contort then it would be over in several seconds. One night, I woke up seizing and...

Created By: claude.roy790 | 2016-08-13 21:05 | 1 Comment

I take 800mg of Carbamazepine and 2500mg of Keppra each day because I had a seizure once and multiple simple partial seizure that I still have today. That's a good thing that I only had one...

Created By: rachel2610 | 2016-08-11 09:47 | 1 Comment

Hello,

I am 24 years old and have been on Lamictal since I was 16. Each time after a seizure my dosage was increased a little at a time. I am now at 600 mg. a day (300 mg. in the morning...

Created By: loreleiann | 2016-08-08 23:32 | 0 Comments

Hi, anyone have any suggestions for any vitamins or other
supplements that can help reduce tremors caused by Keppra
or Lamictal? Thanks for any info!

Created By: dickkirkland | 2016-08-06 09:03 | 1 Comment

Hello,
I'm new to the forum, a post-craniotomy brain AVM / stroke survivor with uncontrolled partial seizures.
Sometimes these are tonic/clonic.
In the past year, my...

Created By: csfambro | 2016-08-02 21:12 | 0 Comments

My doctor recently switched me from Time Released to Extended Release. He's a new neurologist and we didn't discuss the change, but I think the ER is just what's more common. Has...

Created By: Emloumanryan | 2016-08-02 14:17 | 0 Comments

Hello, my husband developed epilepsy following a sports injury three years ago aged 30. He was taking Keppra but it didn't suit him, he was then prescribed Tegretol, Clobazam, Escitalopram...

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