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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: adrianaalicea64@gmail.com | 2014-04-15 01:41 | 184 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 | 198 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 | 215 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 | 195 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...

Created By: Katie87 | 2014-04-12 04:14 | 172 Views | 4 Comments

Hello,

My name is Katie. I am 27 and have suffered from Epilepsy since the age of 5. When i was 16 i had my first grand mal seizure and have been taking Epilim since. I am taking 700mg at...

Created By: mary rose | 2014-04-11 22:22 | 165 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: Amy Kate | 2014-04-08 21:14 | 326 Views | 5 Comments

Perampanel, sold as Fycompa, is relatively new.  My son has been on it for a couple of weeks.  The possible psychiatric side effects are daunting but we're trying anyway.  He felt odd at first,...

Created By: kelly9 | 2014-04-08 09:46 | 280 Views | 2 Comments

Hi All,

I wanted to share a recent experience with Lamotrigine. My boyfriend was diagnosed with epilepsy four years ago. He was persribed to the generic keppra and was doing great for a...

Created By: Jacob0101 | 2014-04-07 22:24 | 158 Views | 1 Comment

Hello, hope everyone is well, all is good. I wanting to get some opinions of medication changes. So the drug combo I'm on is keppra 1500, lamictal xr, and vimpat 100, all twice a day and now we're...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-04-05 15:42 | 282 Views | 6 Comments

Hey! I seriously feel like I'm in a dream, I'm off Keppra was on 250 and now totally off; however, I'm feeling all the side effects from it and the most scary is depersonalization. I feel like I'm...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-04-05 15:41 | 137 Views | 0 Comments

Hey! I seriously feel like I'm in a dream, I'm off Keppra was on 250 and now totally off; however, I'm feeling all the side effects from it and the most scary is depersonalization. I feel like I'm...

Created By: Japaneselover | 2014-04-04 16:11 | 282 Views | 3 Comments

I had started Keppra at a 250 dose and started having lots of side effects; sore joints, bruises, weak, depersonalization,  crying for no reason..so I had a lot of them. So, I had visited the...

Created By: dapperdandyjacob@hotmail.co.uk | 2014-03-31 21:40 | 186 Views | 2 Comments

I was prescribed 150mg of lamictal per day, but I have accidentally taken another 75 mg (2 hours after taken my last lot). Am I in any danger?

Please reply asap as I don't know what to do...

Created By: lifefit | 2014-03-31 15:06 | 286 Views | 1 Comment

My short question: can medication (Keppra and/or Trileptal) change EEG from partial to generalized?

My 2 yr old son was diagnosed complex partial seizure based on EEG this Jan at Kaiser....

Created By: sundroprays | 2014-03-29 00:30 | 308 Views | 3 Comments

I am a 32 year old female from Canada. I have never previously had a seizure until this March 2014. I began taking setraline (zoloft) for anxiety and depression in the beginning of March. Within...

Created By: Januarymommy2005 | 2013-12-02 03:03 | 135918 Views | 5 Comments

In September my 5 year old became increasingly anxious and fearful of monsters. She started biting her nails to the point of injury and wouldn't leave our side. Stopped playing with her siblings,...

Created By: LDIEGUEZ23 | 2013-12-01 20:48 | 3505876 Views | 4 Comments

Hi everyone, my name is Lynda and my DD was diagnosed with Absence Epilepsy in 2008 when she was 4 years old. We have been through three different medications, starting with Zarontin which was...

Created By: cfreudmann | 2013-11-26 17:33 | 275 Views | 3 Comments

My neurologist is keen on me trying Perampanel. I can find nothing online written by anybody actually taking it. If you are are please tell me what it is like. The goal is to add to my cocktail...

Created By: tcameron | 2013-11-25 19:19 | 384 Views | 2 Comments

Is it legal for employers to require that their employees submit to periodic blood tests to rule out 'illicit drug use' for some employees, but are also also life-sustating AEDs?  This can lead...

Created By: soxfan651 | 2013-11-22 20:02 | 296 Views | 1 Comment

I am currently taking keppra 3000 mg per day and vimpat 100 mg per day. Is anyone else on these meds? I recently had the vimpat added on as the keppra alone was not working.

Thanks,...

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