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Opinions On Fycompa?
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

My neurologist added Fycompa to my lamictal and vimpat. The lamictal and vimpat combo has worked pretty well for the most part, but I’ve had a few breakthroughs and serious insomnia. My neurologist said that lamictal can cause insomnia. I had no idea. I’ve been taking it for years, but I had also been taking medication to help me sleep up until a few months ago. I am nervous about starting Fycompa, but hopeful as well. He is going to ween me off lamictal completely over the next 6 weeks. Any… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Tammy Rudy how can you drive? They took my license first hospital visit.

Is Anyone Taking Fycompa? What’s Been Your Experience Like? Thank You.
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Absolutely terrible drug. my neurologist added fycompa (8mg) into my medication mix 2 years ago and nothing but trouble with it since. It made my depression much worse, gave me horrible mood swings… read more

Stay Away From Fycompa. That Medication Is Evil
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

I started taking Fycompa and boy it turns me into a grumpy a-hole. It also makes me so dizzy it feels like I just got off an amusement park ride. I'm talking to my doctor to see if I can stop taking it. But stay away..Worst. Medication. Ever.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I was on Tegretol/ X release for many years It worked well but then my body got used to it .My seizure pattern & frequency had changed anyway . Almost every med has bone/ joint issues as a side effect… read more

Can You Take 3 750 Keppra In 1 Day
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member , Your experience with Fycompa , is what Vimpat was like , with me

Fycompa Side Effects
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Is anyone else on Fycompa and dealing with negative side effects? I was placed on it in addition to Keppra, Carbatrol and Zonisamide and I have not been myself. Both my husband and I truly don't know if the Zonisamide has had any positive effects. My seizure activity has increased in the last 6 months and a Neurologist I see since moving to Florida from Chicago prescribed them. My husband has not been happy with the Neurologist.
LOL,
Bonny

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Frustrated with your doctor you never one thing unless you only have one doctor in that whole area then you may be stuck but still go to Google ants County radiologist go to the county you live in and… read more

Fycompa And Depression
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

My neurologist increased my Fycompa dosage from 2mg to 4mg at the beginning of the month. A week later, I started struggling with depression issues- feeling sad, angered, tired, helpless and feeling like I'm a failure. Is there a correlation?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I'm off of that medication now. Came off of it last Saturday and I'm feeling so much better. Less confused, more alert, and a lot less depressed. Had a zoom call with my neurologist yesterday. He… read more

Has Anyone Had Experience Of The Drug Perampanel (fycompa)?
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I take Fycompa. My Epileptologist told my wife and , I to keep and eye out, if I start getting paranoid or any for of negative behavior.

So far I haven’t noticed, nor my wife.

Fycoma- Has Anyone Experienced Coordination Problems And Excessive Salivation (dribbling/drooling)
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

So since upping my dose of Fycompa I’ve struggled to walk in a straight line, walk into things and stagger when walking. I also dribble when talking and when sitting still. I wonder if the two are linked or I’m just being overprecautious?
Any experience would be highly appreciated 💕

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I take it at around 9pm now every night to try stick to routine and still the same effect.

Has Anyone Here Ever Used Brivaracetam Aka Briviact?
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

How did it work for you? Any strong side effects? I will be starting it soon, just want to know if anyone has any experience with it.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

My son is on BRIVIACT it's hard to know which bits belong to side effects or other conditions. Keppra made him angry yet it suits some. I just hope it stops the seizures, seeing him with navy lips is… read more

Trouble Getting Lacosamide?
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

I can't call lacosamide in to local Safeway pharmacy early cuz it's a controlled med, then they don't have it in stock, so always a couple days late. It's working so I'm reluctant to ask for different med after just 2mo.

Any tips? Do you get it local or mail order? What's best place/method, least headache? Thanks!

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I receive my neurology medication through mail order. It is ships to a drugstore for pick up after they contact my neurologist for a refill. I receive a three month supply.