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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: hyzhak | 02/2020 | 3 Comments

Hi all,
In a few weeks we are going to move to Canada, Vancouver. Our son is on a Keppra syrop treatment. I found that in Canada Keppra is sold by prescription what isn't the case in my...

Created By: S_M | 02/2020 | 2 Comments

Hi all,

I have been wondering about the effectiveness of lamotrigine and if there are better medications for treating clonic tonic seizures. I have been taking for years but the longest I...

Created By: ctb952 | 02/2020 | 1 Comment

Question .... I take Lamictal, Trileptal and Fycompa. I'm winding down the Fycompa and adding Felbamate instead -- does anyone get headaches with Felbamate?

Do they go away over time...

Created By: birdman | 02/2020 | 1 Comment

Has anyone used PillPack by Amazon? I read some reviews that said the pills didn't come on time. For a person who does not drive getting meds delivered to home seems convenient. But for a...

Created By: rachel55 | 02/2020 | 2 Comments

Hi, I was just diagnosed with focal impaired seizures in the temporal lobe after three years of misdiagnosis. I started taking Lamotrigine about a month and a half and have been slowly increasing...

Created By: Anthgreene | 02/2020 | 1 Comment

As monotherapy, is Lamictal immediate release 400 mg a day (200 mg in the morning and 200 mg at night) too high? I have focal seizure. I do not take and has never taken any other seizure...

Created By: poppabean | 02/2020 | 1 Comment

I'm wondering about emotional numbness caused by lamotrigine, my wife has been using this drug for 3 years. Last week our dog died, it was her pet, we have had him for 11 years and it didn...

Created By: Ehsan_33 | 02/2020 | 4 Comments

I currently take 200mg of lamictal day and night; I also take CBD oil 2 droppers day and night. At times I feel a little strange every now and again; I even had one seizure having lamictal and CBD...

Created By: Kattr04 | 01/2020 | 3 Comments

Hello, new to this. My 20 year old son was diagnosed with epilepsy a couple weeks ago. He started Keppra but the side effects are awful. Doctor told him to stop and take Lamictal instead. Please,...

Created By: ArwenEvenstar42 | 01/2020 | 1 Comment

To start I was diagnosed with medial temporal lobe epilepsy (complex partial seizures) at age 20 in 2015. At that point I was granted Medicare/Medicaid and had prescription coverage. Eventually it...

Created By: sunshinedaydream77 | 01/2020 | 3 Comments

I have been taking CADISTA brand lamotrigine for over 10 years, albeit very difficult to get a hold of. I live in FL and have to have my family get it for me in CT at a Costco and mail it to me....

Created By: Dreeves2009 | 01/2020 | 3 Comments

Just learned that one of my seizure medications has been discontinued. I’ve been taking this medication for almost 40 years and was not seizure free until it as added. To make matters worse, after...

Created By: Princess_Bambi | 01/2020 | 1 Comment

Hi All,

I'm new to this website, but not new to Epilepsy. I been diagnosed since I was a teenager and have been taking Sodium Valproate for 16 years. I've been gradually taking...

Created By: Gemma169 | 01/2020 | 2 Comments

I am 22 and I take 150mg of lamotrigine and 1000mg kepra day and night and I have recently been put up to 175mg lamotrigine day and night as well as the kepra. A day or two before I have started...

Created By: Nicki13 | 01/2020 | 3 Comments

Hi my son is 3 nearly 4 and has been on Keppra for 18 months. Since then he has had behavioural and anger issues. His speech also completely stopped when he first went on Keppra for 3 months. He...

Created By: Anthgreene | 01/2020 | 3 Comments

Hi,

I understand that everyone reacts differently to the medication he/she is taking but I would like to know from your own experience if you have the following side effects from taking...

Created By: Mandebishop | 01/2020 | 1 Comment

Hey everyone,
My son was diagnosed with absence seizures a few months ago. He's 11. He is doing well on the ethosuximide but I had a question about the medication. I know bruising can...

Created By: mdesaussure_5e1e39400e2dc | 01/2020 | 1 Comment

Going nuts trying to get my prescription of Lacosamide refilled. My neuro retired. I have an appointment with a new neuro on Feb 4th. New neuro won't prescribe refill without seeing me and...

Created By: Mross | 01/2020 | 1 Comment

I have been on Lacosamide for about 4 weeks and started experiencing severe muscle wrakness and shortness of breath about 2 hours after taking. I have ended up in hospital 4 times. Has anyone...

Created By: buggyprincess | 01/2020 | 2 Comments

Good morning! I am at my wits in so Im reaching out to others, thank technology! I noticed changes with my daughter when she was 7. Being in medical I pushed for a EKG. A year later and many hoops...

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