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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: sjones | 2005-03-10 15:43 | 201 Views | 4 Comments

I was wondering if anyone can tell me what their experiences have been with Klonopin withdrawl.  My husband was prescribed this last August for his JME but has since built a tolerance to it.  He...

Created By: bugsmom | 2005-03-04 13:23 | 359 Views | 9 Comments

I've not posted a lot here on the site, but I wanted to let you all know what we're doing on Friday night.  My 8 yr. old daughter was diagnosed with complex partial seizures on November 2 and was...

Created By: rhosgirl | 2005-03-03 12:43 | 162 Views | 3 Comments

I've never heard of the drug epilem (I think that's what it is). If I have the name right could someone post info on it. I'm interested in this drug, just in case.

Created By: blondie1 | 2005-03-03 10:56 | 364 Views | 15 Comments

I have just started my daughter on Topomax for newly diagnosed "Generalized Epilepsy". Some of you may remember me---she had one seizure at home and an abnormal EEG in the ER that day. A repeat...

Created By: hande59 | 2005-03-01 19:46 | 214 Views | 7 Comments

Hello,7 months ago, I went to see a psychiatrist with the complaints of relationship problems that I always had with my boyfriends in the past. I had just broken up with one and had a nerveous...

Created By: insaneskittle | 2005-02-25 10:16 | 118 Views | 2 Comments

Lately I've been thinking about changing my prescription but i don't know how to talk to my parents about it. I talked to my sister and ended up bursting into tears. I think me and my sister are...

Created By: dew2 | 2005-02-25 08:46 | 219 Views | 5 Comments

hi..I havent posted before so I thought I would give this a try. I have complex partials that sometimes generalize. A couple months ago my neuro prescribed diastat hoping it would help avoid...

Created By: shan | 2005-02-18 18:43 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

Hi,I have been having some medication changes in the past few months and have been struggling with them.  I am currently taking 330 of dilatin; 120 phenobarbital; 1,200 Trileptal.Once the...

Created By: amityfoster | 2005-02-15 14:56 | 16095 Views | 13 Comments

I recently had a breakthrough seizure on the bus (I'd missed my meds) and I'm just wondering what the after effects are for people. I must've fallen because I have bruises and my muscles are...

Created By: waistfull | 2005-02-10 20:40 | 483 Views | 31 Comments

Diagnosed this past year with complex partial seizures. Doc put me on Topomax and I felt like sleeping ALL of the time. He then tried me on lamictal and I had an allergic reaction. They put me...

Created By: angh2 | 2005-02-10 13:38 | 138 Views | 2 Comments

Anyone out there taking Neurontin?? i'm in the process of getting diagnosed for whatever is going on with me. i know that this is a seizure medicine. i'm just wondering what types of seizures...

Created By: chubbers | 2005-02-09 17:40 | 3428 Views | 61 Comments

I'm 27 & I have been on on epival for 11 years. Just as I was getting comfortable with my life & getting used to epival my doctor recently made me change my medication due to my migraines...

Created By: wendymartinez | 2005-02-08 15:53 | 200 Views | 6 Comments

Hi, I've posted several times and have yet another question. My son is 4, diagnosed with Epilepsy in Oct 2004. We've been on Lamictal ever since diagnosis and at 15mg 2x a day seizures stopped. He...

Created By: amandaorr | 2005-02-07 21:53 | 2321 Views | 42 Comments

I am new to this site as well. My daughter was diagnosed with infantile spasms at 7 weeks old. We started her on ACTH right away. That successfully obliterated the hysppsarythmia, but she is still...

Created By: hummi72 | 2005-02-07 01:08 | 782 Views | 27 Comments

IF you heard about medicine name (Depakine/Depakote/Valporic Acid) - do you know the if increment in dose can increase the fits/jerks ???My son is taking this medicine with other 2 medicines (...

Created By: dollly | 2005-02-05 12:22 | 3001 Views | 45 Comments

Hi, my son is taking trileptal for about 2 months. We have seen a change in his school work. He is 14 years old and in his first year of high school. Does anyone know if this medicine has been...

Created By: theresab72 | 2005-02-04 17:58 | 122 Views | 2 Comments

When I was on Depakote, I had to have monthly blood tests to make sure I was on the appropriate level--something like the level had to be between two certain numbers to be working beneficially.  I...

Created By: caballis | 2005-02-04 09:52 | 123 Views | 1 Comment

Has anyone gotten to happy on lamictal? we just had to up are sons lamictal to 200mg a day and it is making him very happy but in a wierd way we also think he has a mood disorder of some kind so...

Created By: noblelourdes | 2005-02-03 15:53 | 630 Views | 13 Comments

Hi, my son has always had his blood done when ever it was needed but this last time the doctors wanted us to get a blood level done early in the morning before his meds. Is there a reason for this...

Created By: chewy | 2005-02-02 21:24 | 654 Views | 14 Comments

I am quite worried at this point. We moved to Nevada about 6 months ago. My wife has been trying to get into a neurologist for 2 1/2 to 3 months. She has been diagnosed with JME since 1996 (...

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