Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: bmilusz | 2015-11-01 21:18 | 228 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 | 177 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 | 251 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 | 191 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 | 188 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 | 169 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...

Created By: puglover | 2015-10-25 23:00 | 140 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: Roadcan | 2015-10-19 18:51 | 230 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

I'm a 51 year old male recently diagnosed with epilepsy after years of partials! Took the few TC's to get diagnosed and a whole bunch of Cardiac unnecessary testing and monitoring...

Created By: Maggeye | 2015-10-19 07:14 | 277 Views | 1 Comment

I am 36 years old and have been dealing with what my doctor thinks are partial seizures for 20 years. I had always assumed it was anxiety until about 10 years ago, when a psychologist suggested...

Created By: Mindmagic | 2015-10-18 14:12 | 179 Views | 1 Comment

I am now weaning of depakote and starting on topamax (am also on lamictal). I have no gone down from 1050 mg to 600 in the last 2 weeks and I am starting to get withdrawal symptoms. I think it is...

Created By: Mindmagic | 2015-10-18 14:12 | 145 Views | 0 Comments

I am now weaning of depakote and starting on topamax (am also on lamictal). I have no gone down from 1050 mg to 600 in the last 2 weeks and I am starting to get withdrawal symptoms. I think it is...

Created By: Neda T | 2015-10-08 21:01 | 211 Views | 0 Comments

My son was diagnosed with Benign Epilepsy of Childhood with Rolandic Spikes when he was 7. His initial seizures were some of the scariest moments in my life, and after we got the diagnosis and...

Created By: Lulupeirce | 2015-10-08 15:09 | 192 Views | 0 Comments

Hi there I had a seizure today 1st day of my menstrel cycle.I was taking a high dose of topomax but have reduced considerably due to bad side effects including poor vision and dark moods.I did see...

Created By: BethAnn01 | 2015-10-06 14:59 | 202 Views | 0 Comments

Hello!  My daughter has been on topamax for approximately 5 months and within the past month, her eye sight has decreased drastically. She has now been weaned off but we are told her optic nerve...

Created By: Jocelyn Daulton | 2015-10-05 10:12 | 264 Views | 2 Comments

I'm unsure how to describe what my problem is, but I shall do my best. About two months ago I had 3 tonic clonic seizures, which lead to the discovery of a brain tumor. The tumor has since been...

Created By: dani_m_ | 2015-10-04 07:57 | 224 Views | 1 Comment

Since 2009 I have had 8 grand mal seizures. Until last week, all of those have occured the morning after a night of heavy drinking. As the conditions they occured were all so similar, they seemed...

Created By: rjleverenz@gmail.com | 2015-09-26 23:34 | 289 Views | 1 Comment

Aptiom Medicine new users , (Side Effects ?)   I currently have been put on "Aptiom" seizure medicine 3 weeks ago.  I started out at a 200mg. Pill 1 per night, and after 10 days worked up to 800...

Created By: aglickman | 2015-09-25 23:02 | 202 Views | 0 Comments

I have been living with epilepsy since I was thirteen years old... 8 years now. I got a 72 hour EEG and it came back clean! I was so happy the neurologist said I might be growing out of them. My...

Created By: Brett Susannah | 2015-09-23 14:46 | 304 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone! 

So I'm new to this forum. I had Childhood Absence Epilepsy age 6-12 (atypical absence and atonic) but thanks to Depakote went 15 years seizure free until this July when I...

Created By: Beka319 | 2015-09-22 08:06 | 242 Views | 0 Comments

hi my daughter is on 400mg of lamotrigine. For 1 1/2 years now. Upon initially starting she also began having apnea like episodes. Did not see connection. We did a sleep study and it showed no...

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