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What Are The Best Sources Of Information On Anticonvulsant Medications And The Like?

What Are The Best Sources Of Information On Anticonvulsant Medications And The Like?

Drugs.com is the best source in the world It usually has all of the name brands and lists the generic ones within the details. However, some nations might have a different name for at least the generic versions of the medications.

However, there are sources to get the names used for the medications in your nation
Here, for example, are the names for the anticonvulsants in Australia provided by the best source for Epilepsy information in Australia:
https://epilepsycentre.org.au/anti-epilepsyread more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member i used drugs.com before... i also like rxlist.com

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member I use sticky notes next to my toothbrush. Our brains as damaged as they are, are still remarkable. Just to make a point, pay attention when you get up. Your same foot hits the floor, the same side of your body is washed in a shower first, you brush your teeth. We never forget these things, they are programmed from years of doing it, just to see how re-wiring works, once you take notice, try to switch it up. It will feel awkward and wrong. My point is, I have managed to shower at night not in the morning anymore, I have changed my old patterns to ensure I live outside of my comfort zone. This is the first and basic step in understanding you are still in control!

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member, what if your insurance won’t allow you taking that brand name medications ? Maybe you experienced bad side effects, but the generic doesn’t have the say side effect .

I have experienced both of those. My Epileptologist always prefers with brand name meds. But sometimes the Insurance can be so stubborn, no matter how much my Dr. Tries convincing them ( especially the new meds ) . Then there was the time when I was Lamictal for 10 plus yrs. I started experiencing Kidney Stone for the first time. When I saw my Epileptologist, he said that I probably experiencing a side effect. So he switched me over the the generic Lamotrigine.

posted about 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member yes I have my meds I fill up each week in a container for 8am 2pm & 8pm, the 2pm I have a small in my purse. I use my phone alarm. Very useful 😊

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Is there something else you can try to change up just to have the experience? It is incredible how hard it is to do something different that we have done for years in a daze because we have memorized the steps. It's just an eye opener.

posted 3 months ago
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