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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: dejavu15 | 2015-02-26 10:13 | 306 Views | 0 Comments

 Prior to starting this newly prescribed Depakote. I had lost 30 pounds and I still need to loose another 10.

After being on Depakote I noticed no matter how hard I try to get this 10...

Created By: Perspectives | 2015-02-24 11:14 | 291 Views | 0 Comments

I recently read some articles that say there have been studies done indictating long-term use (over 3 months) could raise the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease. Has anyone taken a...

Created By: Chefmom | 2015-02-23 14:13 | 376 Views | 1 Comment

My son was diagnosed with JME at age 18 four years ago. He was prescribed Keppra which worked well for the next 18 months.  His Keppra blood levels were constant at around 30 and seizures were...

Created By: karenf | 2015-02-21 17:23 | 333 Views | 1 Comment

My son was diagnosed with absence epilepsy at 4 years old and has been on lamictal ever since.  He always also had symptoms of ADHD but not bad enough to medicate.  He is now 11 years old and was...

Created By: skbute | 2015-02-20 20:23 | 320 Views | 1 Comment

Hello!

My fiance has had complex partial seizures since he was 2 years old. He has been on pretty much every common epilepsy medication and has tried multiple combinations to control his...

Created By: kerumsteele@yahoo.com | 2015-02-19 23:00 | 323 Views | 0 Comments

I'm not quite sure what topic to put this in, but since it seems to possibly be a side affect of some AEDs, I figured I'd put it here.  It is a known fact that those with epilepsy have a higher...

Created By: lhe135 | 2015-02-17 13:51 | 355 Views | 1 Comment

Hey, I'm new to this community and figured I'd ask if anyone has any experience with this.  I've been taking Lamictal at 300 per day.  Vimpat was added in mid December.  I became very irritable...

Created By: jjohnj | 2015-02-15 02:10 | 397 Views | 1 Comment

My 11 month old daughter started having seizures 2 months ago, the Neuro put her on keppra. Soon after in the blood test, her neutrophils were REALLY low. She is now neutropinic. Doctors are...

Created By: Karilily | 2015-02-10 16:23 | 338 Views | 1 Comment

Hello all. I have seizures due to the fact that I had a hemmoragic stroke due to eclampsia at 21. They missed the seizures at first because they mimicked the side effects of the stroke (absent...

Created By: brdietrich | 2015-02-06 18:34 | 454 Views | 2 Comments

What are common side effects of tegretol?  How is it eliminated and what is its half-life?

 

many thanks

Created By: reecie | 2015-02-06 10:27 | 346 Views | 1 Comment

I've been on lamotrigine for several years without too many problems, normally 225 mg 2x/day. I accidentally took two doses one morning (450 mg about an hour apart) and suffered a panic attack....

Created By: sunnybrook | 2015-02-05 11:02 | 358 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. I am having an experience that I wonder if others have had or may have insight about. Context: I started having nocturnal Grand Mal (or whatever they are called now) seizures at the age of...

Created By: duttasumana@yahoo.co.in | 2015-02-05 04:01 | 349 Views | 1 Comment

My daughter is 8 yrs old. She is taking Levitiracetan, Benzodiazepine(Lobazam) and Valium. But no improvement. Now a new doctor suggested Sodium Valparate and clonazepam stopping the previous...

Created By: seanj8888@gmail.com | 2015-02-04 00:30 | 321 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 | 386 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 | 282 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 | 311 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 | 299 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 | 354 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 | 763 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...

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