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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: ted_jacqui | 2005-02-01 10:05 | 966 Views | 7 Comments

Hi everyone, I've posted here a few times but I am still a newcomer to the board.  Our 2 1/2 year old son was recently diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (Jan 7/2005).  He is currently on...

Created By: leesa | 2005-01-27 01:22 | 778 Views | 24 Comments

ur probably thinking im really stupid for even considering this... but im a 17 yr old girl and im currently on tegretol and lamictal... im getting off the tegretol and switching over... and i used...

Created By: shiana2004 | 2005-01-26 10:35 | 326 Views | 12 Comments

My daughter was just put on Keppra a couple of weeks ago. The Neurologist started her out on the liquid form, gradually increasing her dosages. We and her day care center, have noticed just...

Created By: akelton | 2005-01-25 15:52 | 214 Views | 9 Comments

My husband started taking topamax (400mg/day) Dec 1. Since taking the new med he has what he describes as a "shrinking feeling", where everything around him appears to shrink. Typically lasts...

Created By: rc6002 | 2005-01-24 11:30 | 2467 Views | 114 Comments

Gosh seems like a lot of folks have not had good results with Lamictal.   My son is changing from Tegritol to Lamictal  (a long process).  He is currently at 300 mg a day Lamictal and will have a...

Created By: crysta95 | 2005-01-22 21:07 | 189 Views | 12 Comments

Hi all!!!I just joined the boards recently, but haven't posted, til now. Been doing a LOT of reading! Thanks to EVERYONE for the wonderful information and thoughts that I've read here.My 7 year...

Created By: Trish | 2005-01-22 12:05 | 185 Views | 11 Comments

Hi !I'm new to the board but have CP Epilepsy for approximatley 13 years. I was put on Tegratol and gained 30 pounds. I cannot get the weight off. I was thin before taking the meds. Anyone taking...

Created By: edy_telephone | 2005-01-21 23:13 | 139 Views | 2 Comments

I am taking Keppra, small amount of Rivotril and Lamictal. Keppra works quiet well for me but I still have slight seizures or absences. I have read on the Epilepsy news about the intravenous...

Created By: encarrasco | 2005-01-18 11:04 | 178 Views | 2 Comments

I was diagnosed with Epilepsy (Complex Partial) in November with symptoms starting in December. I've also been having "ice-pick" headaches or Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania (CPH) starting at the...

Created By: efchan | 2005-01-16 13:38 | 575 Views | 11 Comments

Hi guys,I've been taking Dilantin about 10 years for my Grand Mals which used to occur maybe once every couple months. It doesn't give me major side effects, but several things are prompting me...

Created By: jennamay | 2005-01-16 12:34 | 357 Views | 14 Comments

Hello Everyone,While antiepileptic drugs may be useful in treating epilepsy they are only part of the treatment equation. What is missing in the treatment plans of most patients with epilepsy is...

Created By: lisawhisnant | 2005-01-15 21:01 | 467 Views | 6 Comments

Does anyone know about lexapro and seizures?  My brother had a brain tumor (benign, PTL!) and recently started having partial seizures non-stop.  He takes Dilatin, Zonegram, and Lexapro.  We have...

Created By: tarikata | 2005-01-15 11:53 | 641 Views | 12 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: dawesberry | 2005-01-14 21:10 | 314 Views | 10 Comments

Is there a cheaper way to get medicine? I am shocked at the price I paid for tegretol in California. My daughter was visiting the States last year, and will spend long periods of time there again...

Created By: amandaorr | 2005-01-13 18:47 | 98 Views | 0 Comments

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 having daily seizures of...

Created By: willsmom | 2005-01-12 09:10 | 670 Views | 19 Comments

When problems start with AED's , break through seizures or increased seizure activity, normally the AED amounts are increased. Is it possible that the increase in seizure activity could be caused...

Created By: martinru | 2005-01-11 09:05 | 1168 Views | 6 Comments

Hello,Does anyone suffer from headaches & vomiting after a seizure which can last at least 24 hours or more. Coupled with this is extreme tiredness and achiness.I was interested to read what...

Created By: stevensonrj | 2005-01-09 10:48 | 2680 Views | 48 Comments

I know that there is plenty of information on the net concerning this med, but I would like to hear from some real people who have taken it, or more specifically, have children on Lamictal. Our...

Created By: gretchen | 2005-01-08 13:51 | 115 Views | 0 Comments

http://www.naturalessentials.com/celebrex.htmThis web site should be read by those who are taking Valpro or Epilim. Also Vioxx or...

Created By: stacyu | 2005-01-07 23:09 | 759 Views | 7 Comments

My 15 month-old son has had infantile spasms since about 6 months. He developed normally until that point. Now he is delayed in his speech and congnative skills, he's at about a 7 month level  He...

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