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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: annaw1123 | 2014-06-09 18:52 | 259 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 | 221 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 | 295 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 | 316 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 | 202 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 | 193 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 | 254 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 | 321 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 | 224 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 | 334 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...

Created By: craftmaker79 | 2014-05-29 17:57 | 213 Views | 1 Comment

Anyone who is taking the Trokendi pill give me your ups and downs about it.  I start taking it tomorrow.  The 200 mg.  I finally stop taking Topamax.  I hate that one.    I'll message to everyone...

Created By: isabelz | 2014-05-29 06:27 | 220 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 | 234 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 | 262 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 | 229 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 | 199 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 | 233 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 | 296 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 | 226 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 | 216 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...

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