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Topic: Medication Issues

Created By: flablue88@yahoo.com | 01/2020 | 6 Comments

My 11 year old daughter takes Keppra 500 mg 2x/day. Seizures are controlled but side effects are very present, she completely changed once on Keppra, she seams detached from everyone, very...

Created By: sarah.mclaughlin.thompson@gmail.com | 01/2020 | 1 Comment

Our 7-year-old has been diagnosed with BRE, but hasn’t had seizures since he was five. Both the sleep-deprived EEG and 72-hour ambulatory EEG still show lots of abnormal electrical discharges....

Created By: Cthegood | 01/2020 | 2 Comments

Has anyone out there used the vimpat/lamictal combo for tonic-clonic seizures? I’ve had seizures intermittently for 10 years with different combos used, but 3 severe ones this past year which...

Created By: A Google User | 12/2019 | 3 Comments

Is it safe to to take Keppra XR meant for cats and dogs? It's pretty cheap online and my Health Provider (Robert Half) is a joke. I meds fast and animal meds seem tempting. Humans are animal...

Created By: DoulaK40 | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

I've been on Lamictin and rivotril for about 15 years.
I'd like to start the process of coming off the rivotril/clonazepam, but would prefer a natural alternative. I think it'...

Created By: psj1989 | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

Does anyone have recommendations for legit places/websites to buy brand keppra? My insurance company will no longer cover it and my seizures are controlled on the combination of meds I am on so I...

Created By: Stu8866 | 12/2019 | 2 Comments

I’ve been phasing off medication after 5-6 years on Keppra / other brands of levetiracetam. There are lots of posts online about side effects *while* phasing off, but not much about what life is...

Created By: jerry1967 | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

anybody here takes Dilantin?

Created By: Christen616 | 12/2019 | 2 Comments

My 10 year daughter was recently diagnosed with epilepsy and we seem to be having a really hard time getting it under control. She has been on Keppra for some time now and they just also put her...

Created By: 48snoopy | 12/2019 | 3 Comments

Anyone else having trouble finding the generic for Keppra? My daughter switched from Keppra because her insurance company wouldn't cover it and now there is a shortage of the generic. With a...

Created By: mrm1203 | 12/2019 | 1 Comment

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 | 2 Comments

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 | 3 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 | 2 Comments

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 | 2 Comments

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 | 2 Comments

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...

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