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What Is The Best Medication To Take While Pregnant?

What Is The Best Medication To Take While Pregnant?

I am trying different medications right now that are safe to take while pregnant, but they haven’t worked well for me and I keep having seizures. Just wondering if any women can tell me medications that worked for them while pregnant?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Bout 40 years ago there were no drugs that were 'safe' for pregnancy.
As my story shows [[treatment:Dilantin:5508aa4d6bcd6155dd0004cc]] was the worst-then I learned phenobarb
wouldn't have an effect on brain growth. Drs were reluctant to eliminate
[[treatment:Dilantin:5508aa4d6bcd6155dd0004cc]] but I insisted. While pregnant I had several biggies but they did
not hurt my baby. Read research bout this to ease your mind for 'just in
case' you do have a seizure while pregnant. .

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Just ask your doctor there are many AEDs that do not harm a
fetus. Compared to others say for a heart condition this is great

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Nothing like a new bundle of joy to fill your life with happiness!

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you very much for that info. I’ll look into that!

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you. I have been asking my doctor and not getting many answers. I’ve tried two meds that are safe to take while pregnant and I may need to try another that will work better for me. It’s been a long journey.

posted over 1 year ago
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