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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: HannahJane | 2014-04-28 11:51 | 123 Views | 0 Comments

Hello there!

I'm new to Epilepsy.com and this is my first post. 

I'm sort of just looking for some guidance from people that may have dealt with this

before. Other than my...

Created By: HannahJane | 2014-04-28 11:50 | 177 Views | 0 Comments

Hello there!

I'm new to Epilepsy.com and this is my first post. 

I'm sort of just looking for some guidance from people that may have dealt with this

before. Other than my...

Created By: kattatstrophe | 2014-04-26 21:45 | 163 Views | 3 Comments

How do you handle missing medication?

My memory has been deeply destroyed by my epilepsy/medication routine over the years which has been awful on my ability to consistently remember to...

Created By: issifemme@gmail.com | 2014-04-25 15:58 | 326 Views | 2 Comments

Hello.  My 6 year old son has recently been diagnosed with Childhood Absence Seizures.  We are struggling with whether to put him on Zarontin (ethosuximide).  He is doing great in school, good...

Created By: ilovemyson2014 | 2014-04-25 12:26 | 170 Views | 1 Comment

My Son is taking Keppra 250 mg twice a day. He said that he has been getting headaches. Is this a normal reaction?

Created By: isabelz | 2014-04-25 02:11 | 236 Views | 1 Comment

I'm 16 this year and i'm on lamotrigine for nearing a year already. The type of seizures I have is Tonic-Clonic. I had 6 seizures in total within this period. Once in June and once in July during...

Created By: brandongillmore@yahoo.com | 2014-04-24 16:01 | 162 Views | 1 Comment

Hey everyone I have a couple problems im dealing with rite now and I cant seem to fix it or cure it. I have been on trilepetal for almost 12 years now and for the last 3 years I have been on...

Created By: Eternal_Howl | 2014-04-23 00:01 | 261 Views | 2 Comments

I did a routine visit and got my complete blood count done a couple of weeks ago. I got the results online and saw that both my red and white blood cells were flagged as low. They weren't...

Created By: rogers | 2014-04-22 15:14 | 216 Views | 2 Comments

my son in currently on 600/600 mg of trileptal for his primarily nighttime epilepsy but seizing crazy through the night still.  He has been on Keppra, Depakote, Dilantin, lamictal and Trileptal...

Created By: Chadcurtis | 2014-04-21 19:05 | 171 Views | 0 Comments

I just had my second grand-mal seizure while driving two weeks ago, thankfully I made it out safe but now the medication I was put on (Dilantin) is causing me to to have noticable random eye...

Created By: BrandySmith | 2014-04-21 13:16 | 219 Views | 5 Comments

My 3 1/2 year old was diagnosed with simple partial seizures a few weeks ago. The neurologist decided to try Keppra but warned us about the behavioral side effects. He started at 1000mg and was...

Created By: Biff35 | 2014-04-18 14:27 | 290 Views | 3 Comments

I am curious if anyone has tried the new CBD oil to control their epilepsy. I have read many great things about it really controlling seizures and maybe trying it myself. I have been on about 9...

Created By: carbatrol | 2014-04-18 12:30 | 203 Views | 3 Comments

Does anyone know the status of Vanquix?  I have an Rx for it, but can't fill it anywhere, no one seems to carry it.

 

Created By: cass30 | 2014-04-17 20:51 | 194 Views | 1 Comment

I had right temperol lobe surgery in december 2009 and at that stage was on 1000mg morning and night keppra and 400mg tegretol retard morning and night. Since that surgery date i took first year...

Created By: Ramjet | 2014-04-17 15:28 | 140 Views | 0 Comments

The Divalproex XR at 2500 MG a day was not controlling my simple partial seizures (severe sweating episodes), so I am being switched to Topiramate at 100 mg a day, as a starting level. It did...

Created By: jessicalt21 | 2014-04-16 14:52 | 256 Views | 3 Comments

Hi, my 3 yr old daughter was recently diagnosed with petit mal seizures. Our dr.  prescribed Ethosuximide. After 3-4 weeks the seizures have stopped, but I feel like my child is a completly...

Created By: adrianaalicea64@gmail.com | 2014-04-15 01:41 | 179 Views | 4 Comments

hi, I'm new here and I was looking for help.

I've had Generalized Seizure Disorder since 2005, when I was ten, and I am now 19. Since then I have had a very hard time finding a medication...

Created By: NewSkin | 2014-04-14 20:19 | 193 Views | 5 Comments

Long time member. 1st time poster. I want to thank all readers and posters as forums like these make us realize that we are never alone.
I have been taking Dilantin since 1999,after I had...

Created By: mary rose | 2014-04-12 21:55 | 212 Views | 0 Comments

Today, 2.3 Million Americans live with epilepsy with more than 1 million of them experiencing uncontrolled seizures. CBDs (Cannabidiol) which are non-psychoactive have been proven to help reduce...

Created By: Dan n Deanna | 2014-04-12 19:42 | 188 Views | 3 Comments

We are new to this site as our 7 month old son, Grady, just had first seizures last week.  The neurologist accidentally prescribed 6ml twice per day as a starter dose.  This is double the...

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