Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Karen Rex Dunn | 2016-09-12 08:03 | 2 Comments

My 9 year old son has recently been diagnosed with epilepsy and started medication 4 weeks ago. He is on the lowest dose of Depakote and takes one tablet in the morning and one in the evening....

Created By: AdamEpilepticNYC | 2016-09-11 12:06 | 0 Comments

I currently take a cannabis formulation which is low in THC and high in CBD.
I take this formulation in conjunction with 1600 mg Aptiom.
*It is unclear whether my current drug regiment...

Created By: AdamEpilepticNYC | 2016-09-11 10:56 | 1 Comment

Cannabis is used to treat forms of refractory; drug resistant epilepsy.

Created By: sandramccarthy | 2016-09-10 20:59 | 0 Comments

My daughter started having seizures at 19 for no apparent reason. For 2 years the doctors said it was in her head.We must have seen 5 neurologists and had every test ever given to detect the...

Created By: Zoemondoe | 2016-09-09 02:24 | 1 Comment

I'm looking for some advice. I'm due to do everest base camp trek in September and there's a lot of recommendations to take diamox to prevent altitude sickness. Do any of the...

Created By: j0sh2008 | 2016-09-08 09:49 | 1 Comment

Hi all,

Im posting this on behalf of my mother. Shes 58 and just been diagnosed with epilepsy. She had her first seizure about 1 year ago. They are still not sure of the cause of the...

Created By: Anurodh78 | 2016-09-08 09:26 | 1 Comment

Hi All,

Can you please advise what was done in case if Valproic Acid (Valproate (VPA), and its Valproic Acid, Sodium Valproate) was not effective even after 18 days of its course &...

Created By: MagnusDrow | 2016-09-07 14:29 | 1 Comment

I've been taking 2000mg Keppra and 200mg Lamictal twice daily for the past 7 years, I've only had 3 seizures since I started it, and I have never felt worse. I have absolutely no...

Created By: Allytash | 2016-09-06 13:19 | 0 Comments

I am on Keppra right now and I don't even want to get up for work anymore and I love my job. I've only been on it for a couple days but I was on it when I was younger. It's the...

Created By: Cynthia Buechler | 2016-09-06 10:44 | 0 Comments

Good morning,
I have was dx in 2013 with partial seizures. They have been well controlled on Lamotrigine ER 300 mg daily for over 2 years now. My husband's insurance recently changed...

Created By: ngu | 2016-09-01 12:35 | 2 Comments

Hello, I am new to this forum. I am 20 years old and was diagnosed 5 years ago with generalized epilepsy. I currently take Depakote and Keppra name brand only. I have many days of where I...

Created By: Hafdis | 2016-09-01 12:27 | 0 Comments

Hi there
I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2006. I had grand-mal seizures as well as juvenile myoclonic twitches. I went on Depakode, and had 8 more seizures. Then added Lamictal to the...

Created By: JakeTomo93 | 2016-08-31 16:06 | 1 Comment

Hello Everyone,

I have had seizures since i was 14 (now 23) i was put on Keppra at 16 and had a EEG which came back saying that nothing was wrong.. i then had a 5 year period of having...

Created By: Frank Castle | 2016-08-30 18:48 | 1 Comment

Anyone else experiencing suicidal feelings on Fycompa? There's a difference between thinking about suicide in the abstract sense and actually "contemplating" it. I think the drug...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-08-30 09:23 | 1 Comment

Good Morning All
So heres a little of my history.
I'm 36 year old female diagnosed at 35 with partial seizures in October of 2015. No head trauma. no explanation why I have this...

Created By: BrookyBob | 2016-08-29 18:18 | 0 Comments

I was on Leveteracitam (Keppra) for about a year and started having severe side effects so had to change to Tegretol. I've now been on Tegretol for just over two months and it seems much...

Created By: LondonMum | 2016-08-29 08:43 | 1 Comment

Hello all,

My son has complex partial seizures since late 6 years-old, but we took sometime to have the correct diagnose. We were living in Paris for a short period of time when the first...

Created By: seidelna | 2016-08-29 00:32 | 1 Comment

Daughter just diagnosed with e, and given oxcarbazepine. she's been on it just a week, noticed today small red rash on stomach and lower back. is this a reaction?

Created By: zarir.karbhari | 2016-08-26 23:26 | 1 Comment

Hello

My daughter is 15 yrs old, has 2-3 seizures a day (complex partials lasting 1-2 minutes) BUT we have to use the midazolam nasal spray on her every 3-4 days to sedate her when her...

Created By: busymom | 2016-08-25 12:23 | 1 Comment

Hello!

I am new to this community, but not new to epilepsy. My daughter began (or we realized!) having seizures around 2007. Since then she has tried 7 different meds to get them under...

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