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Top 10 Search Results for "Gabitril"

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Reducing Medicine.

Reducing Medicine.

I take fycompa, keppra, lamotrigine, my dr has been cutting be on the lamotrigine. I have been having mood swings is that normal?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Kepra did that to me

posted over 5 years ago

Gabitril Has Anyone Taken This As A Medication Combined With Another Drug Including Keppra And Lamictol Pleaase

Gabitril Has Anyone Taken This As A Medication Combined With Another Drug Including Keppra And Lamictol Pleaase

I am asking because the consultant has run out of drugs to give me and he did mention this just wondering if anyone used it as combi drug and side effects.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I took Gabitril for a while, and began having seizures. Once, at first, after 13 years, but at the time, we figured it was stress-related. Then, over a year later, I had, apparently, "the mother of… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Was Anyone Else On Gabitril And Did It Cause Intense Painful Abdominal Cramping?

Was Anyone Else On Gabitril And Did It Cause Intense Painful Abdominal Cramping?

When I was on Gabitril I'd get abdominals cramping so bad it felt like Freddy Krueger jammed his knife-hand into my guts.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

No

posted about 6 years ago

Additional Meds

Additional Meds

My neuro is reducing my Carbamazepine and wanting to add an additional med to better control the seizures. Has anyone else has this scenario and if so what med works well in tandem with Carb? I am new to the seizure world.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was on it once but they switched me to Lamottrigine

posted about 5 years ago

Worst Med

Worst Med

i would like to know what is your worst meds? that one (or more) med that makes you have your seizures to worsen. mine is Depakote and Dilantin.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Depakote

posted 12 months ago

How Many Tablets People On

How Many Tablets People On

Just got results of blood tests back. CAlcium very low. Seratin very high and folate high. Dreading seeing doctor tomorrow. Already taking 20 tablets a day. Really don’t want any more. This is really affecting me now.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I dont think the number of tablets but tthe miligrams and how many different meds. I am on 900 mg of lamictol a day 2 pils 3 times a day
Gibitrol 3 pills twice a day 24 total miligrams
I have met… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Left Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Left Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

I’ve been on Topamax Keppra Klonopin dilantin tegretol Depakote Lamictal Lyrica Phenobarbitol Neurotin Ativan...10 year time... neuroogists have put me on all these meds at differant times... I only took one medication at a time as prescribed by neurologist... none work... I got ill and seizures never 100 percent controlled. Is there any medication not meantioned here that is for left temporal lobe epilepsy? I have an appointment with neurologist.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was sizure free for 3 years, then it has all started again. I have tried so many meds. At the moment I am Lamictal and Brivacetram. I am still not stabilised. My side effects are tiredness, nausea… read more

posted over 4 years ago

I Have A Question And Anyone Taking Or Has Or Is Having Any Experience With This Medication Any Advice Or And Answers Would Be Helpful

I Have A Question And Anyone Taking Or Has Or Is Having Any Experience With This Medication Any Advice Or And Answers Would Be Helpful

I have a apptment with my neroligest on the 13th of July and I need to know about a medication jam totally against as am a advocate for not taking this kinda meds. I have to find a medication to replace topomax and my only option as I've researched everything is Epidiolex and am totally against it because of my advocacy and stance anyone who's on it or has a option or can provide a answer anything would be greatly appreciated. Am on onifi and briviact along with topomax now and need something to… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I agree, I've also been learning about myself and my condition, education has been the best medicication.

posted almost 2 years ago

Side Affects From Medications

Side Affects From Medications

I was just wondering what different/ horrible side affects everyone’s had because of the different medications they are on or have tired !?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

And hope you even get more happier and become sz free for good

posted almost 4 years ago

Covid 19 Vax And Allergies

Covid 19 Vax And Allergies

i heard from dr fauci (maker of this vax) that if you have major allergies you can not get the vax. but didn't say what it is. so my question is, what is a major allergies? i mean i have wheat, rye and barley problems and that is on the list of major allergies. so i can not get vax? just curious of what you guys think about it.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member that is my point. everyone is different. my family has auto immune problems. i have seizures partly because of auto immune and partly because of my kindergarten boosters vax… read more

posted over 1 year ago