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My son has taken both at the same time. Interesting. He has terrible seasonal allergies and his sinus headaches were off the chart when he was on trileptal. So i can't really answer your question… read more
Pre Epilepsy and specifically since adapting to Lamotrigine I used to have night terrors / hallucinations everyday for 2 weeks on and off roughly every 3 months. I've not had any after being on Lamotrigine for 8 months. It's now been over a yr since I had bad night terrors so I thought maybe it's from the medication given they are also used for bipolar disorder.
Yes, seizure activity damages memory. I have had Epilepsy for 48 years now, there is so much I do not recall. My 80-year-old mother's memory is fantastic compared to mine. The medications also damage… read more
I’ve been on Trileptal for probably over 10 years. Not many problems if any that I’ve had with it. I’m also on Depakote. About 5 years or so ago I began getting dizzy, blurry vision & crying for no… read more
I've been on lamotrigine which caused double vision only when I was having a toxic reaction. Now I'm switching over to trileptal and it's seeming that it's constant now. Whether I'm wearing my glasses or not. I'm going to go get an eye exam once I'm up to the full dose without the lamotrigine.
Anyone have similar? I know it's a potential effect of a lot of the AEDs
I had double vision a little w trileptal. But that was after it triggered a dormant skin disease so it could have not been the trilleptal. Before the reaction it had taken care of all my seizures and… read more
I've been fighting with my current drs about getting my brand name Topamax. So frustrating to deal with unenlightened drs. The Dr who actually wrote my script wasn't even in my appt with me. How can… read more
I have never tried getting help from Norvatis. I am on a fairly new drug called Fycompa. It has been a big help. My doctor gave me a prescription card and I only pay $10. Without that card my new… read more
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