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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: Eternal_Howl | 2014-04-23 00:01 | 300 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 | 240 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 | 197 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 | 247 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 | 359 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 | 245 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 | 218 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 | 163 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 | 279 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 | 202 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 | 219 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 | 238 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 | 212 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 | 192 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 | 180 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 | 383 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 | 299 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 | 173 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 | 309 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 | 156 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...

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