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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: laurengrygo@gmail.com | 2015-01-21 09:30 | 47 Views | 0 Comments

I have Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy, I am 29 years old and was diagnosed when I was 22. I had been put on the drug Keppra/Levitracetum before, I believe when I was 26 or so and was hospitalized for...

Created By: rosiecheeks71 | 2015-01-20 22:24 | 49 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, I have been on Keppra & Lamictal for several years however I am having some seizure activity again. My neurologist wants to wean me off of my Lamictal & add the Vimpat with the Keppra...

Created By: Hope331 | 2015-01-20 15:24 | 29 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 | 50 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 | 62 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 | 44 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 | 37 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 | 63 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 | 49 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 | 84 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 | 54 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 | 70 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 | 48 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 | 126 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 | 74 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 | 115 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 | 102 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 | 122 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 | 336 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 | 72 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...

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