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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Aliza treen | 2014-06-27 20:00 | 215 Views | 0 Comments

I started taking topamax about a month and a bit ago and I have been breaking out like crazy along my jaw line. Anyone else experience this? Does this last the whole time you take it ? What works...

Created By: Aliza treen | 2014-06-25 16:59 | 178 Views | 0 Comments

I've been taking topamax for just over a month now because my epilepsy has changed . I also take carbamazepine 1000 mg a day, and 100 mg topamax. I'm soooo tired all the time and feel like I can't...

Created By: Breeezyy15@aim.com | 2014-06-25 01:43 | 218 Views | 0 Comments

I take 750 mg once of the generic brand of Keppra extended release. I was recently put in Zoloft which caused me sexual dysfunction. My doctor told me to try Ginkgo to fix this issue but, I recent...

Created By: dominoes | 2014-06-20 07:39 | 152 Views | 1 Comment

Hi

I have been taking lamotrigine for 3 years now, but recently I upped the dose and now I've got achne on my chest and back.

What can I use or take to combat this?

Created By: Fastguppy | 2014-06-18 14:25 | 235 Views | 3 Comments

Hi there- I'm new here.

I have recently been diagnosed with partial complex seizures (TLE) and as a result the Ministry of Transportation is in the process of suspending my driver's license...

Created By: HannahFisherkeller | 2014-06-18 14:16 | 220 Views | 3 Comments

I am a 21 year old female. I have been diagnosed with complex partial seizures. Before I was put on medication, they were happening 1 to 2 times a day, 3 or 4 times a week. My doctor put me on the...

Created By: living.with.the.purple.ribbon@gmail.com | 2014-06-16 00:01 | 187 Views | 2 Comments

Note: I have tonic clonic seizures. No warning. Every two weeks to a month. Luckily I am a little past a month right now though!

So, we can neither raise or lower my medications (lamictal,...

Created By: Julie Siratt | 2014-06-13 00:00 | 214 Views | 1 Comment

Hi there! A little background, my 5 yo son (will be 6 on monday), was diagnosed with generalized epilepsy in november. Seizures started showing up as myoclonic in august, mostly at sleep onset,...

Created By: pastorkentmcd1970 | 2014-06-12 11:18 | 189 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 44 year old male diagnosed with Epilepsy at age 15.  I have been controlled for 19 years now but have steadily gained weight on just about every med tried.  Currently on trileptal and up to...

Created By: Erics mom | 2014-06-09 19:15 | 191 Views | 1 Comment

My 22 year old son is autistic and functionally non-verbal so he can't tell us how the meds make him feel.

he had his first seizures at 15 and started on tegretol and was seizure free for 5...

Created By: annaw1123 | 2014-06-09 18:52 | 212 Views | 3 Comments

Hi People,

The drugs lots of us take can have very powerful non-therapeutic effects. I don't like the term "side effects" because it minimizes and marginalizes what for us are very...

Created By: akunknown24 | 2014-06-07 22:15 | 173 Views | 1 Comment

Hi everybody !!
doctors but me on several different meds
keppra
lamictal
tegretol-
geodon- never actually taken a dose willingly
I may have been on at least 1...

Created By: beanxx2 | 2014-06-06 18:08 | 245 Views | 1 Comment

I am a 26 year old female diagnosed with absence seizures at age 10. I have been taking Epival until recently, I am trying out Lamictal. I have just reached my final dose of 200MG per day. I...

Created By: clh | 2014-06-04 01:48 | 271 Views | 1 Comment

I went to see my neurologist but was rushed out the door and disregarded when ever I had concerns about my epilepsy.

Before I was diagnosed with epilepsy I had some severe headaches or...

Created By: a2020 | 2014-06-03 12:54 | 155 Views | 1 Comment

Hello,

I am planning on living on-campus at a dorm in a university in the fall. The dorm requires that everyone recieve a meningitis shot before being approved to live on campus. I was...

Created By: Bigbird1128 | 2014-06-02 21:20 | 160 Views | 0 Comments

Hello, I am 32 and have had epilpesy since I had encephalitis as a child at age 7. I take Lamictal, Zonegran and Clorazepate for seizure control. The Zonegran is a new drug and I am on a small...

Created By: martelbk@gmail.com | 2014-06-01 02:51 | 212 Views | 2 Comments

I've been on  Dilantin since December 2013 when I started to have seizures again ( Years ago had same as now but doctors said I didn't need any meds as it was psycholigical) and I...

Created By: Iron Misanthrope | 2014-05-31 00:46 | 276 Views | 2 Comments

I just started Lamictal (well, generic lamotrigine really) not too long ago on May 16th, and am currently in the middle of the well-known and slow titration process. Like most people, I started...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-05-29 23:14 | 185 Views | 2 Comments

Since Feburary I had gone from one medication (Keppra) had allergic reactions then went to Clonazepam and back to Clobazam (I am on Clobazam and Lamgital) and now when I have a seizure one of my...

Created By: bpettit | 2014-05-29 19:14 | 249 Views | 2 Comments

I had been on 3000mg of keppra a day and use to be on 200mg of lamictal. I had talked to the neurologist about these crazy rages, crying, and sleeping. Neuro. Said let's increase the lamictal...

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