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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: mrm1203 | 12/2019 | 0 Comments

My father has suffered from seizures for the past month. From what is believed to be a brain lesion on his "right hand knob." He hasn't been diagnosed with epilepsy.

His...

Created By: Manjolla | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

Since during menopause especially in premature menopause, there is a risk for cardicaskular problems on the other side tegretol can also be risky for cardiovaskular problems so can cause them! I...

Created By: lisaefb | 12/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi Everyone,

I'm posting on behalf of my mum and If anyone has any thoughts, ideas, suggestions or advice we would be so grateful.

My mum had her first seizure around 5 years...

Created By: Dhairyashil kale | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

My wife had siezer one and half year back and CT showed small structure on left side of her brain, till now she had 3 normal tonic clonic siezers lasting 1 to 2 mins. Doctors started with...

Created By: Anthgreene | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

Hi,

I would like to know for your own experience if you experience the following side effects from taking Zonismide. Thank you.

1. Less sweat/heat stroke.
2. Osteoporosis....

Created By: almakic88 | 12/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone takes Onfi, aka Clobazam, to control epilepsy? I'm on 10 mg and have been experiencing some side effects, mostly extreme drowsiness and fatigue, and also...

Created By: Cameronlaura3@yahoo.com | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

My daughter has been taken off Depakote. She is getting hot flashes, is lethargic and has a racing heart. -overall feels like she has the flu.Wondering if anyone else has had this experience and...

Created By: jamase413 | 11/2019 | 1 Comment

Hi,
I've been on Keppra XR for a decade due to 2 grand mal seizures back in 2009. Nothing since then, all normal EEGs. My doc has been hesitant to switch to generic due to risk of break...

Created By: Ybk | 11/2019 | 2 Comments

I know this has probably asked before. I’d like to hear from people who switched from brand name Lamictal to the generic. Were there side effects or problems. Did it control your seizures....

Created By: RRAJ | 11/2019 | 1 Comment

Hello, I'm 70 years old and I've had epilepsy since teenage years. I've been able to maintain the seizures with Keppra for over 20 years but recently my neurologist prescribed...

Created By: Xr6 | 11/2019 | 2 Comments

Hi this is a bit embarrassing topic but I’ve had seizures for many years now finally have it under control with medication but I’ve found that I’m having trouble in the bedroom, its not due to the...

Created By: dnicole914 | 11/2019 | 2 Comments

I was recently diagnosed with primary generalized epilepsy. I'm 35 yrs old. I started 1000 mg Keppra on Oct29 and on Nov 7th they decided to transition me to Trokindi XR. I'm always...

Created By: Sam_Nova | 11/2019 | 2 Comments

My pharmacy is always having issues with getting supply of 500gm Depakote pill. This has been going on for about a year now. CVS keeps saying the issue related to the manufacturer.

Is...

Created By: Wayneor92 | 11/2019 | 2 Comments

Good morning all, Im a 26 year old male from Ireland,

I have had epilepsy since February 2017 and I am still quite unstable in regards of medication.. I had a seizure the last monday of...

Created By: trinity134 | 11/2019 | 3 Comments

hi I’ve had seizures since I was 13, currently 21. I probably have 5 seizures a month( Grand mals as well as 5 or 6 focal seizures) No cause as to why I’ve had them, no genetic problems, injuries...

Created By: avonlady | 10/2019 | 2 Comments

I been controlled for a long time. Last night I took my evening medication and went to been I woke up a little at midnight and ask my husband what day it was. He told me it was Thursday, he had...

Created By: Anthgreene | 10/2019 | 3 Comments

After my recent partial seizure, my doctor asked me to add Zonegran 100mg 1st week, 200 mg 2nd week, 300 mg 3rd week. I am currently taking 400 mg Lamotrigine daily.

I am reading the side...

Created By: Courtney3_5d36070c3ac8b | 10/2019 | 1 Comment

I’ll try to make this short. I have a minor case of epilepsy with partial nocturnal seizures, if I miss a couple doses of meds. When put on Lamictal in about 1995 I had hives for a short period of...

Created By: Blondie101 | 10/2019 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone,
I was diagnosed with epilepsy one year ago after 2 grande mal seizures, one month apart. They started me on Keppra, which i still take at 1500 mg a day. After 6 months they...

Created By: Steph.Par | 10/2019 | 3 Comments

Hi, I’m new to this and havent been diagnosed with epillepsy. I had the first seizure of my life about a month and a half ago. No determining cause, maybe debdration, lack of sleep.. EEGs came...

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