In the past I've stored my tablets in a tablet box, but recently I've been moved to Sodium Valproate which is stored in little vacuum sealed compartments, only to be removed just before taking.
Has anyone got any tips on storing these tablets in a way I can monitor taking them?
Hi I will be starting a medication switch over soon - adding Keppra to my Sodium Valporate/Lamotrigine combination and then will be weaned off sod val in order to prepare me for pregnancy as sodium valporate is harmful to a baby in pregnancy.
I’m wondering if anyone here has been through this/similar and what were your experiences?
I had my first grand mal at 13, and around 20 other grand mals up until I was 15. EEG normal. Since then I… read more
Hi Ian currently on 2000mg of sodium valproate a day I can sleep quite a lot.
It now appears work are trying to make me feel like I am not listening and my work standard has dropped. They want to send me back to OH.
I lost 4 stone on Topiramate & I know everyone reacts differently but since they've added slow release Sodium valproate to my little cocktail of meds Ive put on a load of weight ( googled the side effects ( there are no PIleaflets in the box ! Has Anyone else had this trouble ?
Does anybody happen to know what the issue with this drug is ? I caught a story tailend on the news a couple of evenings ago and parents are blaming the drug for their child's disability. I know it's an old drug I knew somebody that used to take it over 20 years ago then it was known as Epilim. Then I've taken it myself possibly about 10 years ago and it was known as Sodium Valporate,even though it's the same drug.
In the U.K. this lunch time on the news was a item on the ban of Sodium Valproate ([[treatment:Epilim):5886968c6b4dcc620a53edf9]]). Because of the dangers of it. They said go to G.P. if you are worried if you can look at the news on the internet I.T.N. news and it was on that.
Hello I suffer with complex partial seizures,had brain surgery in 1993 and Vns fitted in 2014, not very successful and still having seizures. I've been prescribed co-codamol for pain relief,but worried there may be interactions with my AEDS as I'm very sensitive to drugs & tried all! At the moment on 700mg twice a day-sodium valproate (epilim chrono) 300mg twice a day tegretol retard,turmeric 500mg twice a day,vit B6 15mg X 1 and 10mg clobazam as and when… read more
Hi they my Dr's are still questioning my Epilepsy, yet today they just started me on Epilim Sodium Valproate 200 mg to be increased to 400 mg they gave me 100 of Epilim 200 mg per tab I have been on Keppra & Lamotragen now on Diazepam and Epilim. What shall I do they are keeping me on Epilim until they see me next I still say that I have Generalised Epilepsy yet they still questioning it do I need to have a massive seizure that bashes in my face before the… read more