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Rivotril

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

What can some one take in place of rivotril. Cause I drink rivotril and sometimes the hopstials don't have

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I’m not from your area , but I read that Clonazepam can replace Rivotril

Rivotril Use

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Just wondering when and for how long others use Rivotril. Is it effective for you?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I use this as a "calm down" if i have an uncontrollable absence for example, they give me a half so i close my eyes. With a heavy seizure that doesn't seems to stop Temesta is used.

Advice On Rivotril (Clonazepam) Please?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hi all. Neuro is taking me off Clobazam and changing to Clonazepam. Any advice? Thanks

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Be aware it can make you sleepy

Period Of Time Seizure

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

On the exact period of time in the calendar (week) you have seizures?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Since my VNS activated in November 2023, the beginning and end of the month.

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Side Affects From Medications

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

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

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

Carbamazepine

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Anyone have any experience switching off carbatrol to lamictal? Did you have seizures? They want me off 200 mg a week. Off in 4 weeks and building up on lamictal now before cutting carbatrol.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I have been on it for almost 14 years and all my bloodwork has been fine. I haven't had a grand mal seizure since I started taking it.

Anyone Notice Any Food Triggers (allergy Or Non-allergy)?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Knowing what triggers are really help with coping with epilepsy. Surely I avoid them best I can... but think I'm still musing a lot of them.

What are some of yours?

I know persevatives, additives, excess caffeine and heavily vibegared food are the biggest for me.

I do have a citrus intolerance (mainly with lemon) that makes me dizzy and very sleepy.

Eggs seem to bother me but not allergic.

Foods with high fat like hamburger (restaurants never seem to bother me, guessing cause they… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I’ve been told that a lot of sodium can cause a seizure.

My Daughter Is 13yrs Old. She Has Been Diagnosed Epileptic Since 2018.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

After many test, it was found she has CACNA1A and her Dr says she is drug resistant( she is on Tegretol, Keppra, Fycompa and Rivitrol). With being drug resistant..is it necessary to be then on all these medications? Her Doctors kept on putting her on more medications but now being drug resistant, what's the purpose. And we all know the side effects of these medications especially Keppra. How does a child function with dealing with epilepsy and these medications. She has tonic clonic seizures… read more

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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I agree with Ant2, the medications may have some benefit even though she is resistant. I have a very high tolerance to many medications, but I know my life would be so much worse without them.

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How To Fight The Extreme Drowsiness Caused By Seizure Medication?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

My child 14 years is on maximum doses of 3 seizure medication- oxcarbazepine, clobazam and keppra .He is always very drowsy and irritable and depressed? What to do?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member , When I was growing up my Pediatric Neurologist put me on Zarontin & Mysoline but I can’t remember the third one. But my seizures aren’t as frequent as your son’s. Before he… read more

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