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What Is Your Experiences After The Seizure? Or A Side Effect From A Med(s)?

What Is Your Experiences After The Seizure? Or A Side Effect From A Med(s)?

i am doing a survey of what is the before and/or after effects of a seizure? and if there is a side effect(s) of this or that meds?
i will start...
i had every med (until surgery) known to man and i had rashs, bumps, loss or gain weight... on top of depression, anxiety, sleepy, dizzy, ect.
when i had a bad seizure, sometimes my memory was gone (for a few sec). my body was like jell-o (when i had a grand mal), i had a bad headache, ect.
my question is... what are your experiences?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hello. I take Dilantin as well, but your body is different since your bone density is very bad. How have you been doing since you get shots from loss of bones.

posted 6 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

The shots are helping quite a bit. Am scheduled to take one on Tuesday of next week!

posted 5 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

A lot of meds affect bones but do the shots work.

posted 5 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Has improved quite a bit. My toxic level on Dilantin was very high. That was another reason they took me off and now I take Lamictal XR. Like you said, different for many peoples bodies plus I had been on it for over 40 years!!

edited, originally posted 6 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've been on 4/5 medications now since 2017... Tegretol, Vimpat, Lamictal, Topiramate and Zonisamide. The side effects of all have driven me mad, and I now only rely on Phenytoin. This unfortunately doesn't control the focal seizures. I'm waiting for another telephone consultation with my Neurologist in December. I have no idea what his next plan is.

edited, originally posted 6 months ago
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