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Carbamazepine And Lupus

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Have any of you taken Tegretol/Carbatrol long term and later developed lupus or auto immune issues?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I have it the other way around.

Has Anyonre Tried The Combination Of Cabatrol + Briviact

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Hello, Friends.

I have tried the combination Briviat with Carbatrol before, along with Lyrica and Topamax. Once I start with Briviact, I will so much better than I don't even consider it a seizure, than after a week or so, I start to experience more seizures than usual.

Currently, I am taking Carbatrol + Fycompa + Lyrica. I have been thinking to re-take Briviact again. I know there is an interaction between Briviact and Tegretol, but I'm wondering if anyone has tried/ trying this combination… read more

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I agree and am attempting to change my views. I am always open to suggestions. It does make life seem quite difficult and when put into perspective people are born with challenges much greater than I… read more

What Medications Have Some Of You Tried Or Are Taking. I'm On Vimpat 200, But Fixing To Go To Taking 250mg.

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Dilantin, phenobarbital, Carbilbenzapine, Tegratol, Carbatrol , Depakote, Depakeen ( liquid medicine ) , Neurontin , Felbatol , Keppra, Lamictal, Lamotrigine , Potiga , Vimpat, Fycompa , Banzel , and… read more

I’m Interested To Know If There Are Any Natural Remedies For Epilepsy? I’m Getting Tired Of The Medication And Side Effects.

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I know everyone is different CBD. Oil didn't work for me ,but what have you got to lose ,give it a go

Plse Share Experience With Other Brands Of Meds, Specifically Medreich Instead Of Tegrotol And Crescent Pharma Instead Of Keppra.

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I'm on name brand Keppra xr 750mg 2 at night so I don't have seizure my neurologist I had said safer then water to take. Lol. Nothing is safer then water. But it is my miracle medicine I am able to… read more

Epilepsy Surgery

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Hi everyone. I am Robbie, going to be 57 on August 1 and have had seizures since 11 years old. I take Carbatrol, Keppra and Lamictal for my seizures and also have had VNS since the early 90's. I have never been able to get my seizures fully controlled. The last couple of years they are getting steadily worse...have tried 3 new meds over the course of last year..had reactions to all if them and couldn't take. I'm thinking seriously about having the surgery done to remove scar from my brain they… read more

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I had brain surgery in 1990. I was talking with my surgeon while he was operating on me. I'm very glad that I had the surgery. Before the surgery I was having seizures every day, as soon as I stood up… read more

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Carbatrol

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What do you want to about it

I Have Malabsorption Issues That Started On Top Of Epilepsy. Anyone Else Need To Take More Meds More Often For Control?

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My pancreas stopped working. I take Vimpat Phenobarbital Felbamate and Diamox.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I am now taking 100 mgs. Briviact 9 AM and 9 PM, 2 25 mgs. Lamotragine, and 2.5 ML (250 MG) Epidiolex at 9 PM. I also take 15 mgs. Onfi at 9 at night. As a child, I took my meds 3 times a day… read more

Carbamazepine

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Anyone have any experience switching off carbatrol to lamictal? Did you have seizures? They want me off 200 mg a week. Off in 4 weeks and building up on lamictal now before cutting carbatrol.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

No worries. Had No heart issues, just that my seizures were uncontrolled that they switched.

Carbamazepine

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Anyone have any experience switching off carbatrol to lamictal? Did you have seizures? They want me off 200 mg a week. Off in 4 weeks and building up on lamictal now before cutting carbatrol.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I have been on it for almost 14 years and all my bloodwork has been fine. I haven't had a grand mal seizure since I started taking it.