Every couple of years I have seizures then my Dr wants to try something new or ups the dosage. The meds I'm on now are making me dizzy and off balance
Has anyone experience a weight gain on @Keppra? I have gained almost 20 lbs in just 45 days. I also take Zoloft for depression and anxiety.
Just the opposite for me however I'm not on zoloft. I'm on Buspar. Iv lost 40 lbs
When did you get it?
Got that degree in 2012.
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
My wife is on higher than recommended daily dose of Keppra, 1875mg in the a.m. and 1500mg in the evening. She is 33 and we discussed more children but I worry about her age along with medication causing birth defects and having to care for a disabled child on my own if anything happens to my wife.
Most data says K hasn't caused both defects. Most AEDs are quite safe. Dr can tell you best to get rid of any worries bout any harm to baby too. Age 33 should not be a problem actually quite young.
Hi all. My son recently started seizing (grand mal) again after 4 years of being seizure free. I’m looking to buy him a seizure alert device but wanted to know if anyone has any experience with them. I’m currently looking at My Medic Watch App which connects to a smartphone or the Embrace 2 Watch. Are there any other options out there? Your insight is much appreciated.
Hi Becky. My son started having absent seizures when he was 7. At age 15 he suffered from his first grand mal (this happened after his father’s funeral. He died from congestive heart failure)… read more
i want to know as much as possiable about it they r talking about doin this on my daughter
I am 100% positive that hormones are playing a huge factor in both the frequency and intensity of my seizures but I’m not sure where to start to address it. If anyone has any suggestions, PLEASE let me know!
I had more seizures in my 40's than any other time except my teens. The seizures I had in peri menapause were also more severe, causing a loss of memory and balance. It took weeks to get over each… read more
Will it set off with excessive motion.
I have heard of this but I am afraid to shell out the money only ro have it not work. I'm waiting for it to be out a little longer so I can hear how well it works. If it works well, I would be more… read more
Thanks for the information and to the helpers! Very important and much appreciated!