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Lamotrigine and eosinophils

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 15:27
Hi, I've taking lamotrigine for about 10 years now and it has always worked perfectly. Since the past year or so I've seen that my eosinophil count has been riding exponentially and my allergies are now through the roof as well as my immune system being a little less effective. Has anyone had this effect before? If so, do you recommend to change medications o wait a bit more?


Hi, Thank you for posting.

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2019-11-12 - 08:39
Hi, Thank you for posting. Treatment and medications vary for each individual, so it’s important that you consult with your healthcare team, prior to making any changes in your treatment plan. It’s also important that you’re discussing your concerns and if you continue to experience any potential changes in side effects, seizure types/frequency, symptoms, behaviors and moods with your doctors to determine what individual treatment plan is best for you. The goal of treatment with medicines should be –No Seizures and No Side Effects. However, we know that some individuals may experience too many side effects, that are very bothersome or cause other health problems. To learn more about the medications you’re taking and about seizure medication side effects,please visit: : may want to consider keeping a journal, or diary. My Seizure Diary: a great tool for tracking seizures, managing medications & side effects, setting reminders, recording medical history, moods, behaviors, recognizing triggers and health events that may affect seizures and wellness, which can be shared with your healthcare team.  Additionally, you may always contact our 24/7 Helpline, where trained information specialists are available to answer your questions, offer help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources. 1-800-332-1000, or

Thank you, you've really

Submitted by Agustinho on Fri, 2019-11-22 - 15:43
Thank you, you've really helped me with all that info

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