Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Neda T | 2015-10-08 21:01 | 228 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 | 214 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 | 228 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 | 283 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 | 243 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 | 327 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 | 224 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 | 326 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 | 259 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...

Created By: Caswagerty | 2015-09-20 18:39 | 211 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 | 273 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 | 239 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 | 201 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 | 278 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 | 249 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 | 258 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 | 448 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 | 362 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 | 270 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 | 432 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...

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