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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: seanj8888@gmail.com | 2015-02-04 00:30 | 251 Views | 0 Comments

Is it just me or does Dilantin make you sweat like your a hog in 40C weather? And it's not just that I sweat allot it's also that the sweat has a really, really strong smell to it to. I don't...

Created By: Lucymax | 2015-02-03 16:43 | 327 Views | 1 Comment

I would love to know what are the meds some of you are taking. My husband has taken Keppra and it has awful side effects on him. He is currently taking a new one...well its a old one from what the...

Created By: amitmirakhur | 2015-02-02 11:18 | 230 Views | 0 Comments

i suffered from neurocystecercosis, and had two cysts in the left perital lobe of the brain , doctor advised albendazole for one month and i was soon free from parasites.for seizure they first...

Created By: amitmirakhur | 2015-02-02 11:16 | 242 Views | 0 Comments

i suffered from neurocystecercosis, and had two cysts in the left perital lobe of the brain , doctor advised albendazole for one month and i was soon free from parasites.for seizure they first...

Created By: Mom to Ember | 2015-01-28 23:15 | 244 Views | 1 Comment

Hi...my daughter - age 4 - has atonic seizures with myoclonic effect. Ember will have 60 to 70 per day; each lasting less then 3 seconds; some are drop seizures. Currently not successful in...

Created By: Krnonthego | 2015-01-28 16:12 | 296 Views | 1 Comment

Hello there, I have been diagnosed with Epilepsy for tonic clonic seizures since the age of nine. I was started on Dilantin and when became of child bearing age was changed to Phenobarbitol. I...

Created By: laurengrygo@gmail.com | 2015-01-21 09:30 | 628 Views | 1 Comment

I have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy, I am 29 years old and was diagnosed when I was 22. I had been put on the drug Keppra/Levitracetum before, I believe when I was 26 or so and was hospitalized for...

Created By: rosiecheeks71 | 2015-01-20 22:24 | 351 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have been on Keppra & Lamictal for several years however I am having some seizure activity again. My neurologist wants to wean me off of my Lamictal & add the Vimpat with the Keppra...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-20 15:24 | 306 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone tried or currently taking Aptiom?  If so, have you found it helpful in controlling your seizures?  Do you have any severe side effects?  Any feedback on this medication would be very...

Created By: syralol@hotmail.com | 2015-01-20 03:46 | 351 Views | 1 Comment

I have been recently diagnosed with epilepsy and haven't started on medication, i am thirteen years old and I mostly don't like pills like Keppra, I need to take in 500 mg twice a day.. 

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Created By: VP | 2015-01-17 06:15 | 332 Views | 1 Comment

I've been seizure free for 14 years, last 11years on Lamictal/Lamotrigine 2x200mg (insurance switched me to generic about 2-3 years ago). About 3 weeks ago I started slowly developing some rash....

Created By: marianaasteri@gmail.com | 2015-01-16 08:26 | 348 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, 

My 4,5 year old seem to have the symptoms of absence seizure but only when he gets over tired. (Weeks of bad sleep at night when his sleep schedule gets interrupted due to travel to...

Created By: Sallyb61 | 2015-01-15 16:47 | 280 Views | 1 Comment

 

 

 

Hi. So I've been on Trileptal for about 15 years at the max dosage of 1200 mg per day. Trileptal causes low "normal-ish" serum sodium levels but lately it's taking a dip...

Created By: DavidG50 | 2015-01-14 16:49 | 307 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new here but have this question/problem or what ever one wants to call it. My doctor has stated that if I want to get off phenobarbital it is an option with some risk. And he brought it up...

Created By: philo23 | 2015-01-11 18:43 | 387 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. It's been a while since I've visited this forum. I'd like to know if anyone here happens to be taking or have taken Topamax and Lexapro simultaneously. If so, have you noticed any bad side...

Created By: ERipSMA | 2015-01-06 00:53 | 290 Views | 1 Comment

I need some help figuring out if I'm having seizures or not!! 

I started taking Paxil for unexplained  severe depression and anxiety. It seemed to be working, but after increasing my dose...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2015-01-04 17:47 | 231 Views | 0 Comments

I have been taking Valproic Acid for about 4 months now and I have been seizure free for almost 4 months.

But the problem is I am getting ulcers in my mouth. I have had no other issues with...

Created By: kimgoodie | 2015-01-02 19:03 | 244 Views | 0 Comments

Hi - has anyone experienced bad headaches and even some visual stuff like dots as they wean off meds?  I am trying to get off one of four but these headaches are worrisome...hopoing they are not...

Created By: leonjc89aus | 2015-01-02 06:51 | 238 Views | 0 Comments

Hello my name is Leon, I'm 25 and I'm from Australia. I contracted Neurocysticercosis when I was 14 from SE Asia. When I was diagnosed I was kept in the infectious diseases ward for 3 weeks whilst...

Created By: Jshooner | 2015-01-01 12:59 | 408 Views | 0 Comments

When I was young, I was diagnosed "hyperactive". At 10 I was told I have epilepsy (generalized), I was born with it. They put me on meds and I became an anti-social zombie. I am now about to be 38...

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