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From Trokendi Xr To Topirimate And Seizures Again
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

I was wondering if this has happened to anybody else? It is the same drug so I’m confused as to what is going on.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I went from Topamax to generic Toprimate.
Have been on that and Lamotrigine equal doses.
Nancy Dempsterr

Weaning Off Keppra And Upping The Topiramate
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hey everyone. My girlfriends son is 10 years old and suffers from seizures. Her and his father wanted him off the keppra. So we are slowly weaning him off. His father and him went to the neurologist the other day and they said she is going to up his Topiramate or trokandi. Well since we upped it to Another 50 mg like she said he is staying up all night and sleeping until the afternoon. I was wondering if we can have him take it during the day and if anyone else had this side effect. And how… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

TobiScandova, that is quite a mix you have on your meds you are taking. Hope the side effects of those drugs are not as challenging when i was taking them.

Hair Regrowth Products
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Update: Okay so I'm getting responses but none that answer my question. I appreciate hearing everyone's experiences but I really do need my question answered.

What hair regrowth/strengthening products do you use? (Minoxidil aside, because I already use it)

Topamax (Topiramate) badly damaged my hair follacles when I was on it a handful of years back. (I'm now 33 yrs old). I use Minoxidil, but I am wondering what else I could be doing. Any suggestions from those with the same issue?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

i take hair, nails and skin vitamins.

Medication Dosage
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Hello everyone! Yesterday I went to my doctor and I got my Topamax dosage upped by 25 mg a night. Today, I've felt dizzy and confused, tonight my left cheek bone area went numb/ tingly (a side effect to the Topamax that I had when I first started the medication in April) I'm just wondering if this is normal? It's like when I first started the meds... You know what i mean? The tiredness, confusion, dizziness, tingling, that all happened the first week I was on the medication and then it subsided… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I'm on topamax pet and I feel the same way still

Can You Take Cbd If Your On Topiramate. Oxtellar Xr. And Xcopri
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Which Types of Epilepsy Can Be Treated With CBD? Read Article...
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Ok the. Never done it. Just wondering

Ladies Going Through A Change Of Life Into (menopause) With Right Temporal Lobe Epilepsy And Mixed Seizures. And A Change Of Medications
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I am a man so I will say no comment on that

Topiramate/any Other AED And Nightmares
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

Has anyone else been experiencing a higher rate of nightmares since being put on medication? I've been on Keppra, Lamictal and now Topiramate and I'm having nightmares at least once every night now.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I had a lady friend and she slept with me a few times and those times no dreams. We split up after a short time to none of my issues. But she had some own issues of habit. During that time I was under… read more

Lamictal Vs Tegretol For Left Temporal Lobe Epilepsy?
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Has anyone taken one of these meds for left temporal lobe epilepsy, what have been your side effects? Have you had success?

At the moment I am on Keepra 1250mg and Clobazam 20 mg (25 mg around my prd) This year I have had an increase of complex partial seizures (from 1 a year to 3 a year); I normally have about 5-9 simple partial seizures a month; around my ovulation and period

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member I am on the same combo except not topiramte; wondering if that helped in anyway?

CBD Vs Ativan
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member asked a question 💭

I have clusters of seizures that take hours to break (100-150 seizures) and i take 2-3 milligrams of Ativan to break the cluster. Anyone know if CBD would benefit me.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I use Ativan and CBD oil, it doesn’t seem to bother me at all. In my case, I definitely need both, especially if stressed or tired.

Anyone Else Dealt With An Insurance Company Change Your Medicine(s) To The Generic Brand Of What Your Doctor Prescribed?
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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

Yes . My Dr. Always had to fight with the insurance ,to keep me on the brand name medications.