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Phenobarbital

Phenobarbital

As a child, I took Phenobarbital at night, and Tridione in the daytime. Anyone else heard of this? My new Dr.'s give me funny looks, but I know what I was taking. I was 17 when I stopped taking it.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I’m on phenobarbital now. I’ve been on it for about 8 years or so. And I was on it from 3 to 12 years old

posted 17 days ago

Addition Of Medication Phenobarbital, Has It Helped?

Addition Of Medication Phenobarbital, Has It Helped?

I had a intracranial EEG April 15th. Within 2 days they noticed 2 times the number of seizures, often in my sleep, than I was noting. April 20th I had a brain ressection in my right frontal lobe. I was doing great until I came off the hydromorphone and steroids. As well they changed me from Dilantin to Vimpat. I also take 2mg of clonazepam a day and am allowed 1mg of Ativan per week, the remainder of the time I go to the ER. An average of 2 times a week.

I am trying to find any suggestions for… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Been on phenobarbital for 8 years or so. Was also on it from 3 to 12 years old. Works better than any other seizure med has for me.

posted 17 days ago

What Seizure Meds Work For You? Do You Take Keppra And Does It Make The Seizures Or Voices Worse?

What Seizure Meds Work For You? Do You Take Keppra And Does It Make The Seizures Or Voices Worse?

Does Keppra make your mood worse?
Do you have drastic mood swings if you take Keppra?
What other meds have you tried?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I haven't been on Keppra
long enough to say weather it is or isn't to
blame for my mood swings. I know that being a woman doesn't
help. I know for a fact after I've had more than
grand mal in a row I… read more

posted about 2 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

Why Don’t Doctors (Neurologists) Like To Give Patients Phenobarbital To Control Their Seizures Anymore?

Why Don’t Doctors (Neurologists) Like To Give Patients Phenobarbital To Control Their Seizures Anymore?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Look up above 3rd question up from your’s.. another person was also asking about something related to phenobarbital.

I have a message along with others may that will help you some.

posted 17 days ago

Medication Side Effects And Dealing With Them

Medication Side Effects And Dealing With Them

Does anyone else take lamictal get feitiegue but you have to take it multiple times a day and at night. Do you guys have suggestions obviously other than taking a nap to deal with it at work?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've learned to take it REALLY early in the morning so I can go back to sleep and have enough before I get up for the day.

posted almost 7 years ago

What Mecications Are Anyone On This Site Taking For TLE?

What Mecications Are Anyone On This Site Taking For TLE?

I take Keppra and Frisium, and feel well controlled with no side effects, and i have been very stable

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Carbatrol , Keppra, Clonazepam, Fycompa, and Lamotrigine . I also have as needed recovery medication Lorazepam

posted 16 days ago