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Dose Anyone Take Elipum For There Epilepsy

Dose Anyone Take Elipum For There Epilepsy

I take epilim for my epilepsy and depression and it gives me really bad hair groth it all so makes me feel very tired and gives me the shakes I was wondering if anyone else gets these side affects when talking this drug

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was on that drug years ago it dose have its side effects tiredness is one weight gain is another but hair growth is a new one to me I wish it happened to me when I was on it I'm bloody bald now ha good luck take care .

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have always taken Epilim and when I was first put on it (medicine version) I had quite bad hair loss for a month or so. I have taken tablets for years now and my weight has gone up a fair bit, unsure if this is down to Epilim or just eating more/exercising less.

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I also have bad hair loss and shakes a lot.

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

epilum (also called depakote, or valproic acid) caused weight gain and hair loss for me...both common side effects. I had severe tiredness due to drug interactions with carbamazepine (tegretol) and sodium phenytoin (dilantin). Do you know what your lab results are for drug levels? If the labs were on the high end it could be why.

posted almost 6 years ago
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