Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: MorningSeizer | 2016-01-16 18:00 | 1 Comment

Hi everyone!

So, I had a longterm video EEG this week to see if my focal temporal lobe seizures made me a candidate for surgery, and my new neuro discovered that, for the past 20 years, I'...

Created By: tim610 | 2016-01-16 11:27 | 1 Comment

My husband was diagnosised 20 years ago with JME.  He has always been on Depakote (a high dose).  Over the years he used Lamictal as a secondary drug (about 7 years), Keppra briefly and now...

Created By: Virginia01 | 2016-01-15 07:53 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone! 
When I first was diagnosed with epilepsy I was being medicated with Topamax. I had been taking it for about 4 years and then I stopped because my epilepsy was well controlled....

Created By: Queenbride | 2016-01-14 09:41 | 0 Comments

Hi, I am new to this forum.  My husband is the one with seizures.  He has been taking lamotrigine for a few years now and it controls his seizures well.  However, he complains (and I notice it too...

Created By: katielauria | 2016-01-13 12:29 | 0 Comments

Hello!

I was taking 500mg Keppra 2x a day for nearly two years and I basically felt stoned every day. I was lethargic and I could not get through a day without a nap, so my school work...

Created By: scallensworth | 2016-01-13 07:57 | 1 Comment

Hi all.

I'm new here. When I was a child, I was on trilpetal and dilantin in two separate instances a few years apart. Reacted to both with increased seizures and a severe, painful rash....

Created By: bgzamora | 2016-01-09 15:09 | 1 Comment

My 10 year old son was diagnosed with childhood absence seizures when he was 8. This past August he was diagnosed with lupus (SLE). It has been very difficult for our family.  Our rhuematologist...

Created By: bgzamora | 2016-01-09 14:51 | 0 Comments
Created By: calmarsal | 2016-01-08 17:45 | 2 Comments

Hi, my 13 year old has taken several medications, only one of which works (partially, at that) without serious side effects or making her epilepsy worse. Clobazam (or any of the addictive options...

Created By: SandersC | 2016-01-07 10:53 | 1 Comment

 

Hi everyone,

I have gone ten years seizure free thanks to Lamictal and Keppra. The insurance I'm currently on made me pay full price for these meds until we hit our deductible of $...

Created By: will72384 | 2016-01-07 10:26 | 0 Comments

I know that this topic has come up before but I wanted to see if anyone has updated information.  I take Lamictal and I can't afford to buy it in the USA.  I would like to purchase it from a...

Created By: specialneeds | 2015-12-31 21:30 | 0 Comments

Hi,

I recently had my generic medication for Lamictal changed from 250 mg 2x a day to 300 mg at night and 250 in the morning. My pharmacy had a prescription for 150 mg pills and another for...

Created By: CeliaB | 2015-12-29 04:42 | 0 Comments

Mi daughter is 7 she is

taking depakote,onfi and Dilantin she was also in the ketogenic diet,since she is off the diet she can't walk,she sleep all day,Doctor says depakote raise Dilantin...

Created By: erratic | 2015-12-17 18:02 | 0 Comments

In trying to keep it short... Seizures since 1995. Depakote & Keppra recently stopped after roughly 12 & 8 years respectivly. Lamictal & Zonegran recently, 9/19 & 10/6. Zonegran...

Created By: Swagio | 2015-12-16 13:07 | 0 Comments

I've been seizure free since june and 2 weeks ago out of nowhere I started having seizures again 2 big ones and lots of complex/ simple partial and didn't have a clue.

I never mentioned to...

Created By: ln | 2015-12-15 12:12 | 0 Comments

Hello everyone. I've been on Keppra (500 mg 2 times a day) for 9 months. It has been effective in preventing complex partial and grand mal seizures, but I believe I am still having simple partials...

Created By: Stephen L | 2015-12-11 15:03 | 0 Comments

So, as a bit of background.  I'm 25, had my first seizure over ten years ago, grand mal.  Had another two within the space of 3-4 years up until I was 18.  They never medicated me, had the MRIs...

Created By: bcooley | 2015-12-07 00:33 | 0 Comments

I began having deja vu like symptoms last spring. Following this was an unpleasant, disconnected, feeling in my brain. I did not lose conciousness but did feel like I had somewhat left the present...

Created By: Kellyhill40 | 2015-12-06 16:46 | 0 Comments

I've been taking regular keppra for several years, however they didn't stop the seizures. Had brain surgery a year ago,and have continued to have seizures. Was put on keppra xr a few days ago,...

Created By: carlosmh | 2015-12-04 13:36 | 0 Comments

Hello, im new to the site.

I had surgery for a cavernous angioma back in 2007, because of the scar tissue the neurosurgeon got me on dilantin.had my seizures controlled, only got them when ...

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