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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: brownto | 2004-11-15 02:47 | 184 Views | 7 Comments

We have an 8-year old who has had two tonic-clonic seizures in the last 18 months. All the tests done after the first seizure (within one day of episode, 18 months ago) were negative (EEG, MRI,...

Created By: ccraisin | 2004-11-13 20:29 | 951 Views | 31 Comments

Anyone having problems in weight gain?

Created By: stormiegale | 2004-11-11 11:21 | 137 Views | 3 Comments

I've been experiencing what I thought were panic attacks since my teen years. But after reading about Simple Partial Seizures, I'm not so sure. Some of the seizures I've read about sounds exactly...

Created By: tarikata | 2004-11-11 08:29 | 159 Views | 5 Comments

Hi All,I am a new user to this website.  My son was diagnosed with infantile spasms at 10 mos. old.  He is currently 13 1/2 mos.  I was very shocked with his diagnosis because he had been a...

Created By: eldon_23 | 2004-11-09 12:26 | 96 Views | 1 Comment

Dear AllMy 13 mth old daughter suddenly had fits without fever when we were happily having our holidays in another country 3 weeks ago.   Following that, the doctor did a blood test, urine test...

Created By: jazzygirl | 2004-11-08 18:16 | 168 Views | 6 Comments

I am a new participant.  My 9yo daughter has a history of partial complex seizures.  After multiple meds and side effects over the years her seziures were well controlled until this spring.  She...

Created By: wvtrainer | 2004-11-04 09:42 | 139 Views | 4 Comments

I an a 48 y/o female that was diagnosed with JME at age 10. I've been off meds/seizure free for over 25 yrs. My med back then was phenobarbital. Last month I had a grand mal seizure (not sure if...

Created By: clunk1234567 | 2004-10-27 17:02 | 347 Views | 19 Comments

At 46 i now have ostioperosis to keep my epilepsy company. Does enyone know of a link with anti epilepsy drugs, or am i just plain unlucky.

Created By: wvtrainer | 2004-10-27 15:29 | 101 Views | 2 Comments

I an a 48 y/o female that was diagnosed with JME at age 10. I've been off meds/seizure free for over 25 yrs. My med back then was phenobarbital. Last month I had a grand mal seizure (not sure...

Created By: tierney | 2004-10-21 09:23 | 534 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 | 151 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 | 81 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 | 114 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 | 1743 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 | 500 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 | 158 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 | 253 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 | 247 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 | 409 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 | 105 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...

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