Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Djacobs | 2017-03-16 22:53 | 4 Comments

Any one else noticed bizarre mood changes...and huge weight loss with Zonisamide? My 18 yo has been on Zonisamide for 4 mts and has lost 32 lbs, and absolutely "hates my guts". It...

Created By: cholland | 2017-03-16 16:29 | 5 Comments

7 y/o just diagnosed with focal epilepsy and complex partial seizures. Neurologist wants to put her on Trileptal. Wondering what your experience is with side affects of this drug. I read that...

Created By: Slowpokenose | 2017-03-15 14:49 | 1 Comment

Hi, I really hope someone can give me some advice, I feel like the only person in the world on this medication combination!

I have been on prostap and Kliovance for approx 3 years and am...

Created By: ROXANNEVARHOLA77 | 2017-03-11 04:12 | 5 Comments

My name is Roxanne and I'm very scared. I'm going through a divorce and wasn't allowed to work while he still lived with me. He recently was layed off and now I have barely no...

Created By: laurieh1120 | 2017-03-09 22:52 | 0 Comments

Hello,
I moved to Mexico and Dilantin is called Epamin, so I have been taking that. I took a blood test recently and my levels were raised to 37. Im not sure if its because of the Mexican...

Created By: Baby doowop | 2017-03-07 10:18 | 4 Comments

I am writing as a scared and concerned wife. My husband is on keppra 500mg, 2 pills twice daily. He is NOT epileptic. And has had several tests to confirm that however is was put on the medication...

Created By: Wagwell | 2017-03-06 00:44 | 0 Comments

I've been taking Lamotrigine XR 300mg and Vimpat 150mg (2 per day) successfully since 2013. In January I had to change insurance. Humana won't cover either med bc 1) Lam is XR and 2)...

Created By: Cindy29 | 2017-03-05 12:58 | 2 Comments

Hi I just found out my sodium level dropped 6 points in 4 months it is now 128. I am really not sure if that is too low. My doctor told me to take 1 tegretol pill away. Does anyone know what a...

Created By: joshua_58bb71a5112d3 | 2017-03-04 21:12 | 1 Comment

I have been taking keppra xr for around 2 years. I had a tragic brain injury in 2001 and began having grand Mal seizures roughly 2 years ago. I was put on keppra and continued having seizures...

Created By: natclay2001 | 2017-03-02 19:04 | 0 Comments

My husband has been seizure free for about 10yrs now. He was put on Dilantin/Phenytoin. Every year he's had a blood screen at work for health insurance. Everything has been normal except his...

Created By: reika.bijou | 2017-03-01 18:13 | 2 Comments

Hi all. I'm 23 years old, and I was diagnosed with photosensitive epilepsy when I was 15 or 16 (I don't remember which). My pediatric neurologist went the herbal route, using CoQ10 and...

Created By: Anjana | 2017-03-01 13:53 | 0 Comments

I was diagnosed with JME and m on epillex chrono 300mg*2 tyms+ rivotril 0.5 mg for 2 years. I feel psychologically disturbed. .. I can't handle my emotions. .. Be it stress, sadness,...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-03-01 11:57 | 0 Comments

Has anyone been on more than 60mg of Onfi? It's a dose that seems to work for me. But, I am afraid that if it stops that I would need to try something else. It just makes me fatigued right...

Created By: SicklyChild | 2017-02-26 14:07 | 4 Comments

My husband had a focal seizure 3 months ago (2 years to the day after he had surgery to excise a large malignant brain tumor). The effects of the seizure were expressive aphasia and some right...

Created By: Yzw2000 | 2017-02-23 14:17 | 0 Comments

Hi,

I'm 11 years post treatment for brain cancer and been on generic lamictal (150 2x daily) for about a year and a half. I was having some breakthrough partial seizures so we raised...

Created By: Jeter2018 | 2017-02-22 13:43 | 0 Comments

Probably wrong place to post this, but anyone having an issue with the chat feature. Hasnt worked all day.

Created By: TJP1214 | 2017-02-13 08:03 | 4 Comments

Hello all. I have been so confused and full of anxiety the past few months and hoping to get some feedback/ideas. My 16 year old son has had epilepsy since age 5. Idiopathic, all during sleep...

Created By: QuinC | 2017-02-09 20:44 | 0 Comments

Does anybody know of a medication that is tolerable with minimal side effects? My son sounds very agitated, isolated and can't seem to keep the pill down.

Created By: GreenTara | 2017-02-06 09:35 | 0 Comments

Quick background: I've been on Phenobarbitol (yes, it's old but worked well for me) for decades. Upon discovering I have osteopenia, my neurologist recently had me switch to Lamotrigine...

Created By: EPinDC | 2017-02-05 00:56 | 0 Comments

Hi. I am 53 years ol and have been taking Depakote since I was about 23 or 24. I have had side effects but basically it has worked fine and, most importantly, my seizures have been controlled....

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