Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: e-man | 2016-12-19 04:12 | 0 Comments

Hello!

I was diagnosed with epilepsy around a year ago, but I now realize I've had it all my life just not grand mal seizures.

I've been treated with Trileptal, but I...

Created By: Avevincent | 2016-12-16 18:47 | 0 Comments

Hey guys, I'm 19 years old, and I was first diagnosed with epilepsy when I was about 7, then about three years ago I was told I was epilepsy free. Even since then I've still had absent...

Created By: grunak | 2016-12-14 14:26 | 0 Comments

Anyone that has experience with using medical marijuana for seizures.
I have heard that marijuana can help seizures but also have heard it can make seizures worse.
Unfortunately, I...

Created By: Judy.Auntie | 2016-12-13 14:49 | 0 Comments

Hi, I was wondering if this schedule will work out fine.
Because I been on keppra for exactly 8 months, without seizures, and I really want to quit this medication asap due to the massive...

Created By: mfraterr | 2016-12-09 11:34 | 0 Comments

I am a published author at work on a young adult novel about an epileptic twelve-year-old boy who takes Keppra to prevent seizures and I have several questions regarding this. Can anyone describe...

Created By: kez61 | 2016-12-05 14:54 | 0 Comments

Topirimate/Suicidal thoughts
Topic:
Fundraising and Awareness
I was put on Topirimate, as I have a neck condition called bilateral cervical stenosis. I was on it for a few months...

Created By: ambrakay | 2016-12-05 09:34 | 0 Comments

I've been on 400 mg Zonegran since 2010. In February of 2016, I had my first experience with kidney stones. After a failed round of Flomax to break up the two stones, I had to have...

Created By: Samsquanch | 2016-12-01 16:50 | 0 Comments

OK, so my husband got approval to get off of Keppra. The weaning process was fine. The second day he was completely off of it, he was dizzy, felt weak and most importantly fluorescent lights were...

Created By: John.A | 2016-12-01 10:29 | 0 Comments

Hi All,

After a recent visit with my Neurologist, we've added Lamictal to the Keppra i'm already on to see if it can help better control the few seizures I'm still having. I...

Created By: frugalchic | 2016-11-30 15:28 | 1 Comment

Hello all,
I've had epilepsy since I was 19, and I've noticed a pattern: often, when I have a seizure, a doctor doesn't want to try to uncover WHY it happened... they just...

Created By: Candoit | 2016-11-30 03:02 | 0 Comments

Hello friends,

I am new here. In fact first time posting in any support group. I have been on 4 different types of meds since 1.5 years now. Reason for starting meds was depression....

Sam
Created By: sam12345 | 2016-11-29 02:13 | 0 Comments

Hi,
Is anyone taking the new drug briviact?

Created By: brigade2104 | 2016-11-28 19:14 | 0 Comments

what are the issues.just started my 7yr old on Depakote but he has been taking keppera since 4yrs old.i heard you could have moments where you forget what you have learned like tying shoes

Created By: Talldarin | 2016-11-28 05:19 | 0 Comments

Hello, my name is Vlad and i'm 27 years old. Last night after a lot of stress and deadlines i had in that day and few days before I made a seizure, first it started right after i finished my...

Created By: juliek2490 | 2016-11-27 02:44 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone I was hoping to get some advice about medications related to seizures and how to feel more in control after being diagnosed with a seizure disorder...here's my back story.

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Created By: Jacks mum | 2016-11-23 06:05 | 0 Comments

My son is on 10ml of ethosuximide twice a day and he seems really spaced out a lot of the time. I spoke to his teachers at parents evening the other night and they were saying if they he seems to...

Created By: LearyT95 | 2016-11-21 11:56 | 0 Comments

Hi, my name is Tyler and I was diagnosed with temporal lobe complex partial Epilepsy over 2 years ago and have been having them for longer. I have been on multiple medicines from: Ethosuximide,...

Created By: CrazyMikey | 2016-11-19 04:05 | 0 Comments

I've had epilepsy for 22 years now since I was 10. Ever since the first day I had my first medication I've had nothing but medication problems. My first medication was Depakote. When I...

Created By: Missakitty13 | 2016-11-18 16:42 | 0 Comments

It's always a toss up between side affects vs. Seizures. Pretty much with every medication. Reading through all the posts has made me feel better and worse. Made me realize I'm not alone...

Created By: RC18 | 2016-11-16 17:04 | 0 Comments

Ladies and Gents,

A quick question or two, but first I suppose it'd be of some assistance if I posted a bit of background information.

A while ago I experienced a seizure for...

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