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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: isabelz | 2014-05-29 06:27 | 169 Views | 1 Comment

Does carbamazepine increase your appetite? Cos just last monday I was told to take 1 tablet of carbamazepine cos lamotrigine doesn't work on me. And since tues day till today I get hungry easily...

Created By: kickboxergirl@yahoo.com | 2014-05-25 19:17 | 192 Views | 4 Comments

So I've been having headaches for months. At first my doctor and mom though it wasn't a big deal. They didn't effect my life. Earlier this month through I had a seizure. My doctor upped my lamical...

Created By: misskeppra | 2014-05-25 00:38 | 217 Views | 2 Comments

I had a brain surgery in Dec of 2013. It all went well, I came home and started living a healthy life. 3 months into the recovery I had my first seizure and was put on Keppra. 750mg x2/day. ER. I...

Created By: BlessdOne | 2014-05-24 21:03 | 173 Views | 2 Comments

Right now I'm taking 1500 mg. of Keppra and 200 mg. of Vimpat.  I've been on Keppra since January and the Vimpat since late March.  I noticed that I was having issues itching since I started the...

Created By: VampGhoul | 2014-05-24 06:45 | 156 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone else on Valproic Acid? I have a few questions about side effects etc. 

First let me start off by saying I have had Epilepsy for years. Since taking the medication I have so far been...

Created By: Katlvrkas | 2014-05-20 15:30 | 189 Views | 6 Comments

My 14 year old son had his first seizure just over 4 years ago.  He also has autism and is basically non-verbal.  Over the years his dose grew to 22 ml, twice a day.  He's had 7-8 seizures over...

Created By: Morgan.beau.0316 | 2014-05-20 13:16 | 244 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, I personally do not have epilepsy, but my husband does. He suffered a traumatic brain injury in the military and was later diagnosed with Epilepsy. Since then, he has been taking 1500 mg of...

Created By: GoPackGo87 | 2014-05-20 12:42 | 178 Views | 0 Comments

Hi everyone!

I hope I am posting in an OK spot here.  I am looking for some exprience with the new anti-seizure med called Onfi.  I know nothing about it, and I never like to believe what I...

Created By: hgoding | 2014-05-18 22:34 | 178 Views | 0 Comments

I've been on generic Keppra for about 6 weeks now, and I seem to constantly have a sense that I'm off balance or that the room is always turning. I see that its not moving, but when I'm trying to...

Created By: tim1967 | 2014-05-18 03:47 | 160 Views | 2 Comments

Hi ,

 

I am currently on Epilim 800 mg a day and have been fine for about six months , however in the last month or so i am really struggling with my co-ordination while out walking...

Created By: taylor14 | 2014-05-17 16:55 | 279 Views | 0 Comments

Hello!

I recently got back on Keppra, after  being off of medication for 6 months. I have been seizure-free for 3 years but I have been experiencing what my neurologist thinks are absence...

Created By: bill.bedo@gmail.com | 2014-05-16 05:21 | 292 Views | 0 Comments

Hello and Good Morning,
I am a 47 year old male, I have developed epilepsy 8 odd years ago. Since then I have been taking Lamotrigine 1x 25mg in the morning and another  1x25mg in the...

Created By: Eddiesgirl | 2014-05-15 18:52 | 159 Views | 2 Comments

~~Hi All,
My husband and I are thinking of getting pregnant. My epilepsy is currently controlled (knock on wood) and I take 4mg of folic acid everyday. I was wondering if anyone been through...

Created By: GreggR | 2014-05-14 18:16 | 163 Views | 1 Comment

The recent posting of article here on the foundations site by a doctor questioning use of medical Marijuana is beyond my comprehension! She obviously is one sided and not paying attention to the...

Created By: tigerman1138 | 2014-05-14 10:11 | 166 Views | 1 Comment

After two years free it returns.... :( Need help and advice

Topic: 

Living With Epilepsy - Adults

Greetings everyone

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Created By: jeremy528 | 2014-05-13 17:23 | 142 Views | 0 Comments

I have been on Lamictal for 3 years or so and it works great but now doc wants to add Provigil to help with alertness, focus, memory issues. Anybody on both of these at the same time? Any...

Created By: kendra42 | 2014-05-12 19:31 | 163 Views | 0 Comments

I was put on lamictal for one month, today is the second month I would be taking it. I was prescribed 25mg for 2 weeks then 50 mg for 2 weeks. 

I wasn't able to pick up my presction and I...

Created By: vlynd | 2014-05-11 14:12 | 169 Views | 0 Comments

Hi

I have an appt on tuesday w/ my Dr.

But wanted to get any input prior...I was going to see about starting saw palmetto for thinning hair and sex drive.

Also, the thinning...

Created By: GKhs4632340 | 2014-05-09 20:05 | 229 Views | 0 Comments

I have been taking Keppra XR (3000mg) and Vimpat (200mg) daily since 2009 and the latter causes severe headaches (in addition to post-seizure ones).  Having medically intractable seizures, I...

Created By: amysnow76 | 2014-05-09 19:15 | 214 Views | 6 Comments

I am really struggling with giving my 11 yo this medication that is primarily for depression.  Will she have to be on it for her whole life?  If they have to switch meds at some point, will she...

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