Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: AF432 | 2017-03-28 19:58 | 5 Comments

I'm 24 and I've been taking Lamictal for 6 years now, 200mg doses morning and evening. I used to have grand mal seizures once a year or so (while on the Lamictal) but they've...

Created By: jndando | 2017-03-28 09:34 | 1 Comment

My son is 3 and was recently diagnosed with epilepsy. He's been put on Keppra which effectively stopped the seizures. However, now that he's been on the medication for a little over two...

Created By: MarissaS | 2017-03-27 20:37 | 1 Comment

My 11 year old daughter has been on Keppra for 3/4 years now. She started having absence seizures at 3/4 years old. Her presvjool teacher noticed them and after consulting with several...

Created By: sam12345 | 2017-03-27 09:26 | 2 Comments

I would like some information as to whether anyone has tried CBO as a add on to their medications. Op

Created By: Jenbes | 2017-03-27 04:47 | 2 Comments

Hi, I've just been put on Keppra after 27 years on Tegretol. Temporal lobe epilepsy, no seizures for 28 years. Tegretol had dropped by blood sodium to very low. Supposedly on Keppra 1000mg...

Created By: Velina | 2017-03-23 12:59 | 2 Comments

Hello there,

I've been taking Lamictal for a very long time and I've been losing my hair for the past several years. My sleep doctor says it is probably because I've been on...

Created By: klemen | 2017-03-22 12:44 | 4 Comments

Hello,
I'm taking 2x1000mg Keppra and 2x 400mg Tegretol daily. I'm having small seizures on this dosage, mostly at morning, at stressful situations or high phisical workload.

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Created By: sammys45 | 2017-03-19 10:01 | 0 Comments

Hello again. In my first posting i mentioned that i believed my grand mal seizures were primarily caused by my Nero subjecting me to the LED strobes. I had absolutely 0 seizures until that day and...

Created By: jkallison123 | 2017-03-18 11:31 | 1 Comment

Hi there. I am a 47 year old male with epilepsy, and was initially diagnosed after a brain tumor was removed when I was 21. I currently take Lamictal 300mg twice daily for seizure control....

Created By: Purringtonh | 2017-03-17 11:23 | 0 Comments

~9 weeks ago I began taking epilim at a small starting dose (can't remember exactly what it was), after a week moved up to a slightly higher dose, then 2 weeks in began experiencing extreme...

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...

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