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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Jessejess | 2014-09-02 16:08 | 161 Views | 2 Comments

My 11 yr old daughter has recently been diagnosed with absence seizures. Dr has prescibed her to start on 25mg of Lamotrigine. After reading about the side effects i am really nervous about giving...

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Created By: Jessejess | 2014-09-02 15:53 | 80 Views | 0 Comments
Created By: lizflint630@yahoo.com | 2014-08-28 14:18 | 121 Views | 3 Comments

Alright. So for the past couple years I was on 200 mg of lamictal twice a day. Then I found out I was pregnant back in March, and the first neurologist I saw wanted to take me COMPLETELY off...

Created By: sistercoffee@gmail.com | 2014-08-27 06:04 | 137 Views | 1 Comment

My family and I are on vacation in the Dominican Republic - far away from our home on the coast of California. Two days ago my mom had a seizure worse than anything we'd seen before - we took a...

Created By: cranshaw | 2014-08-26 20:31 | 146 Views | 1 Comment

My wife has had epilepsy since she was a kid and was hospitalized last weekend with numbness on one side of her body and stuttering. Had a MRI and EEG. They found no cause so they told it was a...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-25 15:48 | 67 Views | 0 Comments

I have stopped taking it and now my elbow hurts a bit (both) and just a not too much and when I do certain activites it starts. I stopped taking the medication Saturday and it started yesterday. I...

Created By: silent04211990 | 2014-08-24 16:18 | 145 Views | 2 Comments

Hi everyone,

I'm taking Limictal, Depikote, Onfi. Past 3-4 months I've suddenly lost about 30lb. Now the meds were great first 2 years, I got my liscense back and everything, so of course...

Created By: bytheh2o | 2014-08-24 16:18 | 116 Views | 1 Comment

Hi, my 18 year old has JME and has been taking Depakote for a couple of years. She seems to be very tired most days, although this has improved some since she began taking it at night. It also...

Created By: ishould@gmail.com | 2014-08-22 21:27 | 129 Views | 2 Comments

Does anyone know when this will be available? One patent related to it expired August 2014, but I haven't been able to find any information about a generic version. I can't afford the name brand...

Created By: b.epstein@ferrarapmc.com | 2014-08-18 22:00 | 127 Views | 0 Comments

It's taking my son up to 90 minutes to take his oral medication.  We have been putting his 4ml dose in Dannon smoothies.  He used to drink it in about 10 minutes.  Now it's so difficult.  

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Created By: perie5@sbcglobal.net | 2014-08-18 08:56 | 154 Views | 1 Comment

Perie, my husband and I have a discussion about our daughter having a flu vaccine, question is it a good idea to have a flu vaccine or not while taking seizure meds? I'm so worried this is her...

Created By: perie5@sbcglobal.net | 2014-08-18 08:54 | 167 Views | 2 Comments

Perie, my husband and I have a discussion about our daughter having a flu vaccine, question is it a good idea to a flu vaccine or not while taking seizure meds? I'm so worried this her first year...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-15 21:09 | 104 Views | 1 Comment

Since I have started the medication, it brought back my seizures. I went 5 days without one then they came back. I am currently on withdrawal, has anyone else had this?

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-15 13:00 | 99 Views | 0 Comments

When I lay down, I can feel it; this never happened before and I am getting off it now. Has the medication possibly sped up my heartrate

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-13 16:57 | 125 Views | 1 Comment

Telling the difference between reality and dreams seems hard because of it right now...it is coming and going. I feel like I am going nuts :( I had the same thing on Keppra. It feels like the...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-12 17:12 | 132 Views | 1 Comment

I phoned in for my local doctor about my side effects for Zarontin. I had been on Keppra which was pure evil and I noticed they share some of the same ingredients-why was I put on the medication...

Created By: Allie123 | 2014-08-12 13:15 | 195 Views | 1 Comment

Hi All! I am new to this site.....really impressed! Here is my situation. I will try to make it brief and to the point. I am currently 46. My first grand mal seizure was when I was 16. I was put...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-10 23:21 | 165 Views | 1 Comment

IAt the end of grade 8, a doctor tried valproic acid but I was on the full dose right away and had a bad reaction. I take Lamotrigine and Clobazam, they don'tcontrol the seizures 100 percent....

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-08 20:02 | 133 Views | 1 Comment

I am having different type of seizures due to Zarontin at the lowest dosage :( My parents said if it persists they will take me off the meds. That doctor said srizures may worsen or increase with...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-08-07 21:22 | 108 Views | 0 Comments

I started Zarontin on 250 mg, the lowest dose there is back on July 21st. 2 days into the meds I was a tad irritable and lost my appetite; that's back to normal. I had my seizures gone for about 5...

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