Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: SarahCiancar03 | 2016-03-25 15:14 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone. I have just recently been put on Effexor XR for migraines and anxiety issues. Since being put on I have felt more anxious and antsy like o can't sit stil . But my mind is...

Created By: fourjns | 2016-03-24 13:02 | 0 Comments

Hello,

Has anyone experienced hair breakage or weight gain as a side effect to Depakote? If so, do you have any suggestions on how to combat these side effects?

Thanks
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Created By: blueeyes5129 | 2016-03-21 11:23 | 1 Comment

Hi, I recently was diagnosed and started taking Keppra. I'm having some side effects and I was hoping if someone could help me and tell me if what I'm experiencing is "normal"...

Created By: Atemple85 | 2016-03-19 22:05 | 0 Comments

Hey everyone! Just recently I was introduced to fycompa by my doc. I am taking 4 mg and for the past few nights my sleep has been horrible. Not able to fall asleep and when I try my body jerks...

Created By: bnoelle12 | 2016-03-13 12:35 | 7 Comments

I'm a 26 year old felmale.., I've had grand mal, partial seizures, and focal seizures. I was originally on keppra, and still having seizures. I had to find a new neurologist hi can more...

Created By: abarronlotr | 2016-03-12 13:18 | 0 Comments

I am new to this, but my daughter has been on clonazepam/Klonipin for 2 years( .50 mg 2x daily and .25 1x daily) , treated her seizures great, but since her latest EEG showed no seizure activity...

Created By: svejedobro | 2016-03-07 13:37 | 1 Comment

Does this sound like a good schedule? I have been on keppra 6 months (500mg AM and 500mg PM). I had one seizure 6 months ago and never had another one. Now, who knows why I have not had another...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-03-02 13:55 | 1 Comment

Starting Zonegran (generic) tomorrow Pharmacy was out until tomorrow I'm also taking 500 mg keppra (generic) 2x a day. I hope this doesn't knock me down I was on generic lamactil...

Created By: hamish31005@gmail.com | 2016-02-29 15:10 | 0 Comments

Hi, I'm new to this site and I'm just looking for anyone who maybe has answers for me. Basically, my girlfriend is epileptic and has been since she was diagnosed at age 12. I live with...

Created By: aprilfromla | 2016-02-29 08:40 | 2 Comments

So i was put on generic keppra 500 mg 2x a day in October 2015 for partial seizures. A month later they tried to increase it to 750mg 2x day. 2 weeks in and it was worse than when I first started...

Created By: raf7 | 2016-02-28 18:56 | 0 Comments

Hi Everyone, I am new to the site and am very impressed with all of the support and openness of everyone. I suffered from epilepsy as a child. I was embarrassed and ashamed, and stopped taking my...

Created By: mewmew | 2016-02-28 17:01 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone, I'm new here.

I'm 23 years old, and I have a history of severe depression (have been hospitalized for it a few times). In the past, some of my psychs have '...

Created By: Kris w | 2016-02-27 20:35 | 1 Comment

Hi,
New here. 53 just diagnosed about 7 months ago after massive grand mal that put me in ICU for 3 days and discovery of large Mes. temporal. Lob. Sc. and I learned that all those things...

Created By: Shilo8 | 2016-02-25 17:49 | 1 Comment

My daughter was seizure free for 11 years on Mebaral. Since it was discontinued, she has tried Keppra, Keppra XR, Vimpat, Topamax, Lamictal and straight phenobarbital. Any suggestions? Thinking of...

Created By: Gustavo Woltmann | 2016-02-25 15:44 | 1 Comment

If diagnosed with simple partial seizures do I have to go on medication? Is there alternative methods such as diet or something like that to lessen seizure occurrence? Can the Dr take my license...

Created By: matthewsmommy | 2016-02-24 04:28 | 1 Comment

Has anyone successfully switched from a brand name drug, specifically Felbatol, to generic?  Our insurance has changed over the years which means my son's medication costs have as well.  He has...

Created By: justin.bailey01@gmail.com | 2016-02-20 03:40 | 1 Comment

Hello all, and sorry for a long story but just looking for guidance. I was born with a rare disease called Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus syndrome(BRBNS). Now this isn't really the cause of my issues but...

Created By: GregoryUT | 2016-02-18 18:55 | 5 Comments

I would be doing humanity a huge disservice if I didn't tell everybody I meet about my seizures that were cured 3 months ago when I started CDB/THC combination oil.

The CDB oil alone...

Created By: Ciela | 2016-02-18 16:02 | 1 Comment

Hey is anyone else taking Lamotrigine and notice that they've recently changed the size of the pills?? my 100mg pills got larger, and my 25mg pills got smaller!!
I just ran out of 100mg's so...

Created By: margiefox118@live.com | 2016-02-17 18:17 | 0 Comments

I have had epilepsy over 45 years, have been on all types of meds and tried a VNS. None elimitated my seizures but I don't have grande-mals or any that are life threatening. I had complex petites...

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