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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-20 15:24 | 380 Views | 0 Comments

Has anyone tried or currently taking Aptiom?  If so, have you found it helpful in controlling your seizures?  Do you have any severe side effects?  Any feedback on this medication would be very...

Created By: syralol@hotmail.com | 2015-01-20 03:46 | 404 Views | 1 Comment

I have been recently diagnosed with epilepsy and haven't started on medication, i am thirteen years old and I mostly don't like pills like Keppra, I need to take in 500 mg twice a day.. 

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Created By: VP | 2015-01-17 06:15 | 380 Views | 1 Comment

I've been seizure free for 14 years, last 11years on Lamictal/Lamotrigine 2x200mg (insurance switched me to generic about 2-3 years ago). About 3 weeks ago I started slowly developing some rash....

Created By: marianaasteri@gmail.com | 2015-01-16 08:26 | 408 Views | 2 Comments

Hi, 

My 4,5 year old seem to have the symptoms of absence seizure but only when he gets over tired. (Weeks of bad sleep at night when his sleep schedule gets interrupted due to travel to...

Created By: Sallyb61 | 2015-01-15 16:47 | 318 Views | 1 Comment

 

 

 

Hi. So I've been on Trileptal for about 15 years at the max dosage of 1200 mg per day. Trileptal causes low "normal-ish" serum sodium levels but lately it's taking a dip...

Created By: DavidG50 | 2015-01-14 16:49 | 359 Views | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new here but have this question/problem or what ever one wants to call it. My doctor has stated that if I want to get off phenobarbital it is an option with some risk. And he brought it up...

Created By: philo23 | 2015-01-11 18:43 | 531 Views | 1 Comment

Hello. It's been a while since I've visited this forum. I'd like to know if anyone here happens to be taking or have taken Topamax and Lexapro simultaneously. If so, have you noticed any bad side...

Created By: ERipSMA | 2015-01-06 00:53 | 333 Views | 1 Comment

I need some help figuring out if I'm having seizures or not!! 

I started taking Paxil for unexplained  severe depression and anxiety. It seemed to be working, but after increasing my dose...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2015-01-04 17:47 | 273 Views | 0 Comments

I have been taking Valproic Acid for about 4 months now and I have been seizure free for almost 4 months.

But the problem is I am getting ulcers in my mouth. I have had no other issues with...

Created By: kimgoodie | 2015-01-02 19:03 | 281 Views | 0 Comments

Hi - has anyone experienced bad headaches and even some visual stuff like dots as they wean off meds?  I am trying to get off one of four but these headaches are worrisome...hopoing they are not...

Created By: leonjc89aus | 2015-01-02 06:51 | 291 Views | 0 Comments

Hello my name is Leon, I'm 25 and I'm from Australia. I contracted Neurocysticercosis when I was 14 from SE Asia. When I was diagnosed I was kept in the infectious diseases ward for 3 weeks whilst...

Created By: Jshooner | 2015-01-01 12:59 | 464 Views | 0 Comments

When I was young, I was diagnosed "hyperactive". At 10 I was told I have epilepsy (generalized), I was born with it. They put me on meds and I became an anti-social zombie. I am now about to be 38...

Created By: Glass Half full | 2015-01-01 08:12 | 298 Views | 0 Comments

My epilepsy is caused by having Limbic encephalitis, of which I am taking lamotrogine and prednisolone.

My voltage gated potassium channel reading is around the 1400 mark, up from the 1300...

Created By: Cellardoorwarriors | 2014-12-29 08:33 | 397 Views | 0 Comments

Hello there,

I am a 26 year old male who has been on lamotrigine for the last 8 years. Before this I was on different medication, but only lactimal has worked for me... Up until now :(...

Created By: LisaBHM | 2014-12-25 20:16 | 389 Views | 1 Comment

My 17 year old daughter (seizures since she was 8 months old) has been on Keppra for the last 12 years. It's worked well for her...no side effects that we know of. Other meds have always affected...

Created By: mateeen2008@gmail.com | 2014-12-23 04:11 | 347 Views | 1 Comment

My 5 month old child is having regular seizures, she is currently on 4 aed but still it is not fully controlled, all the report are normal.  She is currently on Levipil, Gardinal, Sabril and...

Created By: Shahar | 2014-12-22 17:03 | 705 Views | 3 Comments

Hi all,

I have simple partial and mild complex partial temporal lobe seizures and have been given medication to control them, but so far I am shying away from taking the meds. I don't find...

Created By: ljw16 | 2014-12-22 05:46 | 325 Views | 0 Comments

 
I've been on tegretol for about 15 years since being diagnosed with Epilepsy - temporal lobe. I had surgery in 2009 and haven't had seizures since. Still, i was told to continue my...

Created By: ljw16 | 2014-12-20 07:56 | 288 Views | 0 Comments

 

I've been on tegretol for about 15 years since being diagnosed with Epilepsy - temporal lobe. I had surgery in 2009 and haven't had seizures since. Still, i was told to continue my...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-12-18 19:33 | 338 Views | 1 Comment

Before October 1st, I took Clobazam and Lamotrigine. 4 Lamotrigine and 4 Clobazam, so 8 pills. Gradually, my doctor reput me on Valproic acid because I asked her too. I started taking it October...

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