Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Caswagerty | 2015-09-20 18:39 | 195 Views | 0 Comments

I recently had a right temporal lobe resection and I'm wondering if anyone knows if your body can change the amounts of medications it needs after the surgery. I have anxiety attacks after dinner...

Created By: katec1 | 2015-09-16 20:20 | 249 Views | 0 Comments

Hello,

 

I was wondering if anyone had success with the drug Aptiom. It's pretty new to the market and I just started taking it last week. Too soon to see resutls.

If you have...

Created By: Broooke denver | 2015-09-16 13:26 | 222 Views | 1 Comment

My dr. wants me to switch from traditional Clonzapam to Omfi.  I have JME and when I get repeated jerks or jerks that start to effect more than my hands i.e. legs, and speech I lay down and take a...

Created By: ldantonio1 | 2015-09-16 11:49 | 180 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone, I'm new here, was diagnosed with epilepsy 1 year ago.  Have been on Trokendi XR 200mg, but due to continuing side effects (lingering mind fog, drowsiness), my neurologist agreed to...

Created By: dcouch80 | 2015-09-09 11:33 | 260 Views | 1 Comment

Hi.  I am the proud father of an amazing 2 year old little girl named Madison.  Madison had her first seizure this year on Father's Day and then had another one the following Sunday.  Both...

Created By: shanike34 | 2015-09-07 22:20 | 228 Views | 1 Comment

before I got on onfi I was a size 5 very thin. my eating habits didn't change. but in a matter of 7 months. I went from a size 5 to a size 10 and about 6 months later I was size 16 before onfi I...

Created By: ljhughey1 | 2015-09-03 17:42 | 240 Views | 1 Comment

Our daughter was admitted to the hospital with bacterial meningitis on July 4, 2015.  She was two and a half weeks old then.  She is now almost 3 months.  In addition to the mengitis she had some...

Created By: hoobness | 2015-08-22 17:51 | 433 Views | 3 Comments

HEY EVERYONE!

Before I start, I dont really have siezures anymore, Ive learned the triggers and take precautions to get to my bed and lay down. I know they can happen if I am irresponsible...

Created By: nanabuch | 2015-08-22 06:56 | 343 Views | 1 Comment

Last Friday night I was walking from the bathroom to the bedroom to go to bed, halfway through the walk I felt this extreme weakness come over me like I was about to faint I made it to the bed and...

Created By: allyooopphotography@hotmail.com | 2015-08-20 22:55 | 248 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter is 8 years old & was diagnosed with Petit Mal Seizures (Absence Seizures) about a month ago. She has had a hard time adjusting to the medication (Ethosuximide). The side effects...

Created By: hjr1025 | 2015-08-18 23:15 | 414 Views | 2 Comments

Hi! I'm 19 and was diagnosed with epilepsy almost 3 years ago. I was taking 150mg in the morning and 150mg at night up until a few months ago when it was increased to 225mg at night because I was...

Created By: Smattes | 2015-08-18 17:21 | 334 Views | 1 Comment

Hey, I'm 25, my mom just lost her job so my insurance is gone, my medicine was 177$ today, I can't afford that every month, I am able to get insurance at work in Nov so I just need help with meds...

Created By: elizabethaserna@gmail.com | 2015-08-15 20:30 | 423 Views | 0 Comments

It's a Saturday night. It's my birthday. I am alone and sitting on my computer drinking green tea. Green tea for my health, ha!

I don't even know where to start. Epilepsy and Depression are...

Created By: cpritch87 | 2015-08-14 14:18 | 269 Views | 0 Comments

Hello everyone!

I am a 28 year old female and I started having seizures in November of 2014. I had been on birth control for about 9 years and had gone off of that about 3 months before I...

Created By: lylarose94@aol.com | 2015-08-13 17:19 | 322 Views | 1 Comment

I am taking lamictal and trileptal and they make me EXTREMEMLY tired. I get plenty of sleep and still fell drowsy and not well rested. I can barely get out of bed and when I do get out of bed I...

Created By: Florida Kim | 2015-08-13 07:34 | 293 Views | 0 Comments

My son, 24, has had JME since age 11 and not controlled by meds.  he started on fycompa in february and they just increased him to 10mg.  he is also on keppra and depakote.  Has anyone tried this...

Created By: The Melon Lord | 2015-08-12 10:09 | 457 Views | 0 Comments

Hey, y'all! I've been having seizures since my birthday in March. (I've had 8-10, I believe.) The thing is, I sometimes bite my tongue, which is normal and usually heals up in a day or two. But...

Created By: Rholo | 2015-08-11 15:54 | 467 Views | 0 Comments

Hi guys

I was first diagnosed with JME at 17-years-old, and since then I have been on Keppra monotherapy between 07-09, to Lamictal monotherapy (09-10), to dual therapy of both

I...

Created By: sophie832 | 2015-08-08 12:48 | 369 Views | 0 Comments

My husband has been on Dilantin for about 20 years now. Once he got on the brand instead of the generic, he has been seizure-free for the past decade. In fact, I have never seen him have a seizure...

Created By: wwanda | 2015-07-29 16:19 | 335 Views | 2 Comments

I don't  have epilepsy but I've been on 150mg lamotrigine 9 years for bipolar after having a manic episode  (the only one ever).  I'm also on venlafaxine (37.5mg 2 x a day) for 11 years and zoloft...

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