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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: tierney | 2004-10-21 09:23 | 517 Views | 14 Comments

 My husband is 27 and has had JME since he was thirteen.  He has been on depakote with excellent control (he only seizes when he forgets his meds, and then has too much to drink.)  His seizures...

Created By: gregydj | 2004-10-20 05:42 | 147 Views | 6 Comments

Dear, You are not unlucky. I heard what you said and I would be happy to tell you that my friend suffered from that too, but just last two weeks a friend introduced us to a herbal drug here in...

Created By: tierney | 2004-10-03 14:15 | 79 Views | 0 Comments

My husband is 27 and has had JME since he was thirteen.  He has been on depakote with excellent control (he only seizes when he forgets his meds, and then has too much to drink.)  His seizures are...

Created By: hill | 2004-09-21 15:42 | 105 Views | 1 Comment

My husband is 37 and was diagnosed with epilepsy 19 years ago.  He has been on Depakote for almost 10 years, along with a host of other medications.  Five years ago, he was finally weaned down to...

Created By: laurie44 | 2004-09-21 12:42 | 1665 Views | 25 Comments

I would like to know if there are others who experience short term memory loss. I have been on miscellaneous meds for the past 12 years but currently taking Depakote ER & Tegretol XR.

Created By: skiigal | 2004-09-09 10:07 | 473 Views | 10 Comments

My brother was recently diagnoised with Epilepsy and they put him on Dilantin and he is really sick from it and the Dr.'s want to UP his dosage!I keep hearing info on Tegretol - just wondering if...

Created By: picnupthepcs | 2004-09-03 09:19 | 150 Views | 6 Comments

Hi everybody It's been awhile.I haven't been writting because I was having so many problems while taking Topamax.Now I have a few questions. I saw my neurologyst today and he upped my dossage of...

Created By: dbcawley | 2004-08-24 14:01 | 241 Views | 8 Comments

My brother, 53, is on DepakoteER, 1000mg in am and 1000mg in pm.  After missing one pm dose he had a grand-mal about 11am next morning.  His neurologist said maybe it was just going to happen...

Created By: momof1 | 2004-08-08 10:24 | 239 Views | 4 Comments

 I am currently taking Dilantin. I don't know if this is related, but now my one eye is starting to "flicker"  (may not be the right word) The bottom part of my eye moves all on it's own now.  Has...

Created By: blubrd | 2004-08-05 18:28 | 394 Views | 8 Comments

HiI'm wondering if anyone knows of any Long term effects of depkene (or the above mentioned)?I've been on depekene for close to 23 years (ever since i was a little girl) and have developed other...

Created By: leannethompson1 | 2004-07-14 09:32 | 93 Views | 2 Comments

i have been taking tegretol for about 3 months but it has no affect on the sezures i have i have also tried topomax and dilantin and lactimal and none of them seem to be working i sometimes think...

Created By: osprey1 | 2004-07-12 12:59 | 101 Views | 0 Comments

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Created By: g60girl | 2004-07-11 19:51 | 264 Views | 8 Comments

Hello all. I am currently taking 600mg/day of Carbatrol. I am battling depression and anxiety to the point where I cannot work, can barely leave my house, and half heartedly attempted suicide by...

Created By: maddina | 2004-06-19 14:44 | 126 Views | 4 Comments

Hi I am maddina age 30. i had seizure two years back. i am using tegritol cr 200 mg from last two years. i am getting guilty because of this.daily some feeling i am getting that some what i have...

Created By: starry173 | 2004-06-18 09:41 | 1234 Views | 3 Comments

When I originally started taking Tegretol, my (now retired) doctor told me it was important to take the brand and not the generic...that they were not the same. So I have been doing for many years...

Created By: gkt | 2004-06-17 17:34 | 357 Views | 7 Comments

I am taking 1,000 mg Depakote ER and 400 - 500 mg Dilantin daily. The last seizure was 4/20/04 (which was when they increased my Depakote ER from 500 to 1000). I now have tremors. I had a blood...

Created By: dwarka00 | 2004-06-06 21:57 | 248 Views | 9 Comments

Hi, I am in need of help if anyone is in the same situation.I am currently taking 1000mg of Depakote for my clonic seizures.I want to have a baby.Has anybody taken this med.What were the effectes...

Created By: gkt | 2004-05-27 14:56 | 146 Views | 2 Comments

I'm wondering if I should be switched from Dilantin to Lamictal. Why did they make the change on you?I've been on Dilantin since I was about 25 (I'm 50 now). I did just fine until this year and...

Created By: stefvie | 2004-05-22 23:15 | 260 Views | 10 Comments

Hi, my name is Stef and I'm 28. Since I'm new to the notion of having epilepsy and that I only started taking 300mg/day of DILANTIN a few days ago, I'm wondering this :Are all the stories on these...

Created By: ragnarz | 2004-05-19 12:40 | 282 Views | 6 Comments

Does anyone have experience with taking Felbatol? I was taking Dilantin and Depakote for about 18 yrs. when my system began to no longer absorb the meds. I'm now on a Trileptal/Keppra combo but my...

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