I have heard in the past from several friends who have tried many others including surgery, implants or non-medication alternative methods. However, I think it would help if those of you who have to share your experience with those are now at the point where they have been told that medication will never allow them to reach a long-term seizure free state.
If Q + A section was better organized, then I would not have to ask this question, but we have a support site, so we have to do what we can… read more
@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member Everyone gets nervous. Usually what helps is if you talk to your epileptologist/surgeon. From the surgeon, I learned there was a better chance of dying from a car accident… read more
No need to apologize. Tell your neurologist's about the depression side effect of that medication
As someone who was once labeled as not likely to ever reach a long-term seizure free state (and have… read more
When did you get it?
Diagnosed 1992 I think winter. Oh wait nope summer.
I'm on Keppra 500 mg x4 am x4 pm I see my Docton on Tuesday is anyone on keppra with another med to help stop seizures
My body is now medication dependent. If i miss 1 med im having a seizure in 2 mins. They now have me on 2000 mg keppra and 1500 tegretol.
Hi my name is Amanda Rogers n I take keppra 2000 mg 3×a day n I believe that my medicine is not helping me with my 4 different types of seizures n epilepsy type 1 at all cuz I have been in the hospital over a 1000 times from now till the beginning of last year n I am very scared
I'm not allergic to the medications at all
i want to know as much as possiable about it they r talking about doin this on my daughter
Due to my 1st son being stillborn in 2006 i began the seizures, never knew why, never had them before then. Now in the past 6-8 months ill only have maybe 1 a month but it comes early in the mornings while im asleep
You may want to talk to your Neurologist or Epileptologist . You may need to have an a EEG and MRI . You may have another area in your brain that your seizures are located .
I had a a EEG and MRI… read more
It's happened quite a few times at bedtime most recently last night, i feel heavy and disconnected but also like my body is moving around, my eyes quickly moving around...
After my right lobe craniotomy on 12-16-2020 being a constant burden on my family unable to help out, drive or work had a couple of trips via ambulance to the ER. Seen for: 8/2/2021
Pseudo seizures &… read more
I am taking 800mg aptiom and I am supposed to take 1000mg aptiom. A long with aptiom I am taking keppra 500mg morning and night and I also take vimpat 200mgprning and night. I am having vision problems. I have had vision problems for days to 2 weeks now. Its like I can see but barely. Is this the aptiom, or what could it be?
I meant Vimpat