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Was Anyone On Topamax During Pregnancy?
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My specialist has said I can now try for a baby! But i have a few risks cause I’m on 3 medication. 2 are safe but he says the topamax can be a risk...

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I had taken Topamax durring my pregnancy. Was fallowed closely by medical specialists for a “high risk pregnancy”. My child was born at 28 weeks with a severely low birth weight. The last few weeks… read more

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I've tried a few meds, been taking lamotrigine & lacosomide for years with no joy, still have several seizures a month. Neurologist prescribed topiramate today. Does anyone take it? Any side effects? Any success?

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I started topiramate a few months back and at first thought "This isn't bad. Only on the increase I get some side effects" then once I'd got to the dose my neurologist wanted me on which is only… read more

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Hi guys,
I'm not on any medication at the moment for my tonic clonic and grand mal seizures.
I'm wanting to speak to my Dr about maybe starting Topomax.
Has anyone been on it? Any side effects? Does it help stop seizures?
Did you take topomax in conjunction with other seizure meds or on it's own?
Thanks heaps.

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I hope you have a blessed Christmas holiday also @A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I Started Topamax Yesterday And I Am Starting To Ween Off My Keppra. Can Anyone Share Their Experience With Topamax, Good, Bad...
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@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member:. Topomax is terrible! I'm glad that I've outlived anticonvulsants.

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

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I have been taking lamictal since the beginning of August (took 3months to slowly change from topamax)
I have had absence seizures for as long as I can remember but I have not had a convulsive seizure since I was 6
Until now
I have had 2 in the last 4 months. There are no definite triggers or reasons behind them the just happen without warning.
Does anyone think it is the medication? If it is it's not only not helping my seizures but it is making them drastically worse. I am just not… read more

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Some of the medicines you are taking my not agree with you just keep trying new ones till they do, I did with success after about a year.

Is Anyone Just Taking Topamax?
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Hi everyone,.
Went to my Neuro yesterday. I will be stopping Vimpat 100mg BID and starting maybe Topamax.

Vimpat isn't controlling my seizures. I started it a few weeks ago and I already gained 10lbs and loosing my hair like crazy. Which sucks because I just lost my baby weight from pregnancy and started growing my hair back from breastfeeding

Anyway, what are your experiences with Topamaz? Going to be on 50mg BID

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Don’t take Topamax. Vimpat was bad enough & too much for my mind to handle. The side effects I had on Topamax was loss of appetite, lost weight, confused all the time, couldn’t think straight… read more

Has Anyone Been On The Meds Listed Below? Has Anyone Had Many Side Effects?
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So my medication is getting changed because of my liver, I was wondering if anyone had been on any of these? Lacosamide Zonisanude Perampanel Topiranate I want to know what kind of mood changes everyone has had and side effects? One of these is going to be the next one I’m on and I don’t want to choose another one that makes aggressive or anything, thank you in advance!

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Lacosimide, zonisimide, topamax. Topamax I had to be hospitalized I had topamide syndrome I was unaware of anything like a zombie for around 2 weeks. The other two are one is newer to me. Zonisimide I… read more

My 4 Year Old Barely Eats When Taking His Medicine. Any Suggestions?
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My son never misses his medicine. But he will get days where he doesn't want to eat and he becomes very weak. He falls a lot and can't hold anything. He has been having seizures daily lately. Can anyone help with suggestions?

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It's only on this site that I've seen it used for epilepsy. People I know Take it for severe and debilitating migraine. My son was trialled on it for that reason to reduce appetite as very overweight… read more

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I have been waking up with horrible migraines like 5 out of the 7 days a week. I take Lamictal and Topamax. I know Topamax is supposed to help with headaches so that's weird. My Dr. had me do a study to make sure I wasn't have seizures in my sleep and I'm not. Does anyone else have this issue?

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Keppra caused my weight to go up so fast, and I'm short my doctor was worried, he also knew,he was being treated with it also, he took me off and put me on topiramate 2 times day helps migraines and I… read more