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From Trokendi Xr To Topirimate And Seizures Again

From Trokendi Xr To Topirimate And Seizures Again

I was wondering if this has happened to anybody else? It is the same drug so I’m confused as to what is going on.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Please don't listen to others- they are not you. Sometimes just
switching meds need a little time before working.Your current
confusion could be from that transition too. If this persists tell
your doctor so they can decide what's best.

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I went from Topamax to generic Toprimate.
Have been on that and Lamotrigine equal doses.
Nancy Dempsterr

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was on Trokendi XR for a year because it was free due to the manufacturer coupon. Now that a hear has past my insurance won’t cover trokendi and I’ve had to go on the generic brand Topirimate. I was very happy with Trokendi and now I’m having seizures again. I have temporal lobe epilepsy (partial seizures) diagnosed January 2019 and I’m 34 years old. I’m just very frustrated at this point. I know they are released differently and I’m hoping my body adjust.

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes Topiramate I was on it a few years back

posted about 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It is the same drug, however it is released in different ways. This makes a huge impact for some people. The XR. Is extended release. Once the level is built up it’s easier to keep it constant. I take Trokendi XR now. Works much better for me.

posted about 2 years ago
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