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Vimpat
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has anyone taken vimpat before taking a shower, and then have a seizure right after?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

My fiance took vimpat and it seemed to do well until we started to notice the side effects were greater and he would have less grand Mal seizures but when he did they were big and he would be bed… read more

Medication And Relationships
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Sorry for this question but do any men find they have a reduced sex drive because of the medication they are on which is affecting their relationship with their long term partner?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Never had that problem growing up even with ep or when got married and still dont but now Loving on wife is over as wife passed from cancer unless get married as lonely now

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?

Lyrica
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How would I get it my doctor does not seem to help much and I am in pain my joints keep locking and I had lyrics can help relax you with these problems?

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I live in the uk

How Do We Feel About Fintepla?
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Doc wants to try but I have to get an echocardiogram first. Currently on Lyrica, Klonazepam, and Vimpat.

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It didn't work for weight loss. Ya i took it for epilepsy. It helped A LOT with the temporal lobe kind. Now it's only approved for a couple specific convulsive types only but at least it's got it's… read more

Can Your Seizure Medication Start Giving You Side Effects Despite Being On The Medication For Several Years? I Feel Sick A Few Hours Later.
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Can your seizure medication that you have been taking for years start impacting your body? When I take my daily time release medication, I start to feel nauseous and sick a few hours later. The medication is called Aptiom. It seems like I'm getting side effects that you normally get when you start a new medication.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Irish Sounds like you just answered your question. An increase in meds may have same as first affects. Give self time to adjust to. Meanwhile think of how well seizures are helped to ease your mind… read more

Does Anyone Else Suffer From Nerve Damage Too?
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Lyrics did very little for my pain but as soon as I started on Cymbalta all of my fibromyalgia pain disappeared. When my son died from SUDEP I quit taking all meds and while the nerve pains and things… read more

Lyrica
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I have been placed on Lyrica for neurological reasons other than seizures. I noticed my back pain has diminished a bit. My neuropathy hasn't bothered me as much too which can be a problem. I read the side effects and haven't experienced most. Could this diminished feeling of pain cause a problem being I am diabetic? I don't take any meds for diabetes (diet-controlled) and on the lowest doses of my blood pressure meds. Could Lyrics cause a problem for me?

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Just opposite for me, I have a lumbar injury already, the pain sky rocketed so much I had to be put on vicoden for a month. During that time I got so tired of saying, no in not tearing up my… read more

Anyone Taking Zonisamide For Complex Partial Szs? How Is It Working For You, What Dosage Are You On And Any Side Effects? Thanks
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I suffered from complex partial seizures for most of my life, until I had brain surgery. My neurologist put me on zonogram for seizure maintenance for a while, but, then changed it to neurontin, and… read more

Long Distance Flights And Epilepsy?
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I'm wanting to travel to South Africa but my parents are refusing me to go due to my epilepsy. Any tips for flying long distance?

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As long as you don't have a VNS, then you'll be okay. I have a VNS and needed to bring a letter from my neurologist stating why I couldn't go through the x-ray machine when I flew out to Las Vegas… read more