Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: puglover | 2015-10-25 23:00 | 0 Comments
Created By: Roadcan | 2015-10-19 18:51 | 0 Comments

Hello,

I'm a 51 year old male recently diagnosed with epilepsy after years of partials! Took the few TC's to get diagnosed and a whole bunch of Cardiac unnecessary testing and monitoring...

Created By: Maggeye | 2015-10-19 07:14 | 1 Comment

I am 36 years old and have been dealing with what my doctor thinks are partial seizures for 20 years. I had always assumed it was anxiety until about 10 years ago, when a psychologist suggested...

Created By: Mindmagic | 2015-10-18 14:12 | 1 Comment

I am now weaning of depakote and starting on topamax (am also on lamictal). I have no gone down from 1050 mg to 600 in the last 2 weeks and I am starting to get withdrawal symptoms. I think it is...

Created By: Mindmagic | 2015-10-18 14:12 | 0 Comments

I am now weaning of depakote and starting on topamax (am also on lamictal). I have no gone down from 1050 mg to 600 in the last 2 weeks and I am starting to get withdrawal symptoms. I think it is...

Created By: Neda T | 2015-10-08 21:01 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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...

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