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Gabapentin And Breviact
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Which Drugs and Medications Can Raise the Risk of Seizures? Read Article...
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Hard one to answer. Everyone reacts to medication differently. I've had one that made me violent. One that made me want to kill myself (the list goes on). If you react to a medication in a negative… read more

Use Of Gabapentin
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I was given Gabapentin for pain after surgery and I found that it did nothing but make me fall asleep which is why I may have been given the medication - who knows. Anyone out there has experience with Gabapentin as a pain killer??

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Supposed to be for pain but I don’t like it!!

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Is Anyone Using Gabapentin? Side Effects? Good Results/bad Results?
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I was taken off of Gabapentin 💊 cannot remember why 🤷‍♂️

Gabapentin Side Effect
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I've been on Gabapentin since 2018. My neurologist increase my dosage to 4800mg a day in September after having to take me off of Fycompa because of depression. I just started having a feeling of depression and anxiety two weeks ago. Has anybody on this medication had this problem?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I was taking of gabapentin quick!

Hey Yall. Does Phenytoin, And Gabapentin Cause Slurred Speech?
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I’ve experienced slurs from getting overdosed on my medication

I Take Zonisamide, Lamotragine, Cialis And Lisinopril.. Anyone Else Take This Cocktail Lol
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Medications

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Taking phenobarbital and Lamictal and lorazepam for depression and it helps prevent seizures. Also on an antidepressant, cholesterol medication for inflammation, and nasal sprays for nasal drainage… read more

Changing Medication
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I came off Gabapentin 6 months ago my amount of seizures have gone up a lot they are now thinking of putting me onto Keppra. But as I've already have problems with my temper in the last 6 months, been told that some who take it suffer an increase in their temper. Has anyone had the same problem

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Firstly, recognize that everyone's experience with Keppra is different. I was started on Keppra at diagnosis, 1000mg/day, at age 62. Within a month the neuro had upped it to 4000 mg/day. It increased… read more

How To Cope With The Pain From Pnes. Am On 4mg Of Daizpam And The Pain Of Nerves Hurts So Bad, The Doctors Have No Clue What Can Help Me.
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I have use pain patches, roll on, cbd oils, the mummy's, thc rolls, gabapentin, all over counter meds,
I am wrapping all joints of pain.
am getting down beat from the pain

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@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member thanks for the hug

If I Had Another Seizure, Does That Mean Medical Marijuana Isn't Working?
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I've been taking 600mg Zonisamide and 6mg Fycompa for a few years and still having seizure from time to time. A month ago I added .5 CBD oil in the am and pm. It had been 6 weeks ALL GOOD but then I had another seizure!!! Does that mean the medical marijuana isn't working?

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As an addendum... I am still on keppra and gabapentin but much, much smaller amounts! I am also off 5 other prescription medications I was on for pain and autoimmune disorder.

Weight Gain With Medication
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Has anyone gained weight due to there medication/medications?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

i was up to 220lbs. i got put in a mental ward(this crazy) when i got in there...i had a bad spell. they took me to I.C.U. for awhile. went back to floor 3, after that was over. boy i was glad to be… read more