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Can Anyone Tell Me How Epilim Affects Pregnancy. I Have Heard A Lot Of People Say Its Dangerous N Hard To Fall Pregnant While Ur On Epilim.

Can Anyone Tell Me How Epilim Affects Pregnancy. I Have Heard A Lot Of People Say Its Dangerous N Hard To Fall Pregnant While Ur On Epilim.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I couldn't have come completely off my epilepsy meds or would have been hospitalized. So I was on the lowest dose of phenobarbital that would work and not be dangerous. I had 2 sons and breast-fed them both then went back on regular seizure meds after they were weaned. Now I am on Zonisamide, Vimpat, Lamotrigine, Clonazepam and rarely have seizures.

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My dr put me on Lamictal because " its the safest for child bearing years" (he is older 60 yrs+ with yrs of experience) ive had 3 children and my youngest two where slightly premature at 35 and 37 wks, all were small/low birth weight but healthy. I hope everything works out for you. All of us are different so make sure to talk to your dr about it๐Ÿ™‚

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I wasn't on epilim but my Dr and I decided for me to come off my medication as there was nothing any better for me to go on as they are all cladss D. All have a chance of pregnancy defects. I was on Topamax have been off them for a week and haven't felt better. This of course you'll have to talk to your DR about and chose what will be the best journey for you will be. Good luck

posted almost 6 years ago
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