Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: willowgirl83 | 2015-11-26 10:46 | 185 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 | 189 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 | 269 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 | 231 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 | 225 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 | 266 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 | 237 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 | 265 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 | 292 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 | 228 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 | 199 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 | 293 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 | 185 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 | 232 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 | 252 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 | 198 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...

Created By: medullaO | 2015-10-29 13:17 | 278 Views | 0 Comments

I was recently diagnosed with JME and put on 1000 mg of Keppra a day. The medicine has helped tremendously. My epileptologist told me to take 500mg a day of vitamin B6 to help counteract side...

Created By: mom of many | 2015-10-28 21:05 | 214 Views | 0 Comments

My grandson had a grand mall febrile seizure 1 1/2 years ago at age 3 1/2.  EEG was normal...Then three weeks ago he had a partial seizure...Didn't loose conciousness but they got it stopped with...

Created By: Merimel | 2015-10-26 10:10 | 223 Views | 1 Comment

Good morning  - My son, age 31, has refractory epilepsy and his doctor recently prescribed Fycompa.  When you read about it on the internet, the side effects are scary.  Just wondering if anyone...

Created By: puglover | 2015-10-25 23:06 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

My son has been on vimpat 200mg as an add on medication since June 2015. This morning after taking his usual dosage, he had such severe nystagmus that he couldn't walk due to dizziness. Will talk...

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