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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

I take 145 mg of phenobarbital.

116 at night

On it 29 years

Addition Of Medication Phenobarbital, Has It Helped?
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

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.

I Have A Question About Mixing Meds.
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

After my head injury. I was taking just Dilantin. Then after the many times I woke up in hospital, they increased my dosage. Then after more times waking up in more hospitals they started giving me different meds. Right now I am taking Dilantin & Primidone.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

How do you feel mentally?
Looking forward to your response.
Thanks, in advance.
Have a blessed day.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

when i was a child (10-16) years old i was prescribed but when i left school the doctors changed my medication. why was this when mysoline was controlling my epilepsy. whilst on mysoline i was having 1 maybe 2 fits aweek but since they change my medication my fits have increased and i am unable to work

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member , I was I the same boat. I lived near a city bus Route when I need to get to far destination. Also walked or rode my bike to area where I didn’t need the bus
I also had… read more

Medication Side Effects And Dealing With Them
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

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.

Medication Question
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

How is Xcopri? What are side effects?

I don't want to come off of phenobarbital

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I'm happy to hear she is getting better

Hello My Name Is Crystal, Has Anyone Had Withdrawal From A New Seizure Medicine And The Withdrawal Was Terrible ?
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member ,I don’t feel different when being taken off the meds, of present day. Other than the time of being weaned of Phenobarbital, I have never gotten any major withdrawals from… read more

Has Anyone Use Or Are Useing Phenobarbital For Seizures? And Have You Heard About Other Use Of Phenobarbital?
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

The symptoms of going back up ended yesterday. forget the post above. I'm emotionally stable yay

What Is The Best Mutil Vitamin For An Epileptic To Take With A Seizure Medication Like Phenobarbital?
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Also look into B-12

What Seizure Meds Work For You? Do You Take Keppra And Does It Make The Seizures Or Voices Worse?
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

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