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I have big time memory issues after seizures. And yes cloudy like in dream sometimes.

Come Back
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Can you be free of epilepsy and after years return back?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Yes. You can be seizure-free for years and experience what one neurologist of mine termed "break-through seizures".)

Doctor
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Do anyone know of a wonderful, caring doctor in the Atlanta area?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Emory has a great epilepsy center. Start there.

Any One Have Relief By Using Cbd Products?
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I currently take Kepra and was told it may be triggering my episodes. And was told to try cbd oil or Charlotte's web. Has anyone found relief using this method instead of pills?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

How is the Keppra working for you, CurtisJones?

What Are Some Side Affects From Keppra?
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Anyone heard of Keppra rage?

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Yes. My son experienced it and it was horrible. Like he turned into someone else. He was extremely angry and violent and couldn’t control it. It was soooo sad. He is normally gentle and sweet. My… read more

Weight Gain On Keppra
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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.

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Yes keppra did it to me and it does to some ppl

I'm On Keppra 500 Mg X4 Am X4 Pm I See My Docton On Tuesday Is Anyone On Keppra With Another Med To Help Stop Seizures
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I'm on Keppra 500 mg x4 am x4 pm I see my Docton on Tuesday is anyone on keppra with another med to help stop seizures

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I'm on 500 MG of Keppra an take 3 tablets by mouth twice a day
then i'm on 100 MG of Lamictal i take 2 1/2 tablets by mouth twice a day

Keppra And Vimpat
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My husband is currently taking 2500mg of keppra daily and also 400mg of Vimpat. Since he has been on the medication he has lots of symptoms, headaches, dizziness, slurred speech, blurry vision, unstable feelings and tounge going numb. He hasnt had a seizure since being on the meds but is it going to be okay long term to be on so much medication? He also has mood swings and anger. Any advice?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Short term Memory loss, dizziness, fatigue. Insomnia, depression, anxiety disorders.

My Neurologist Is Considering Switching My Meds From Phenobarbital And Dilantin To Keppra. I'm Not Sure I Want Her To.
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I have heard Keppra can mess with your personality. I have also heard that it's not the best option for patients over 65. Can anyone in that age group who takes it tell me of your experience with it?
Thank you.

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Everyone reacts differently to the side effects with meds . Yes Keppra can change you behavior, but like myself, I don’t experience that with Keppra and I’m on a high dose.

If you experience bad side… read more

Hey Folks. Having Major Struggles After My Last Seizure. Anyone Else Deal With Depression And Anxiety Weeks After Their Seizure?
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I recently had my third seizure at 29 years old. My first was a Febrile Seizure at age 5 or so. My second was around 22; I went to a music festival after barely sleeping, didn't eat, drank and smoked marijuana. Third was after a long night of drinking and poor sleep. Smoked marijuana and instantly went into one. I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago with IGE. I haven't started my Keppra yet as I've already been dealing with anxiety and depression for the last year or so. I haven't been able to have a… read more

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Love your honesty thanks for it