Apologies if this has been answered before. I'm on a cocktail of meds ,that don't work The neurologist took me off fycompa last thing at night & added extended release Sodium valproate ,300 mg then up to 500mg at night.I know all medications can cause balance & uncoordinated movements but since I've been on the 500 mg I' be had 4 falls ( not seizures) in as many months I have to be careful as I have osteopaenia. My clusters of partials have increased from 24 to 36 hours as well I have emailed… read more
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?
My husband who suffers from post stroke epilepsy ( luckily only has about 4 seizures a year now) has developed tremors and balance issues which has led the neurologist to think of Parkinsons disease. As he is taking sodium [[treatment:valproate:58869776ff2950217cf3b4a3]] as one of his AED's we are about to embark on a two month journey of eliminating the sodium [[treatment:valproate:58869776ff2950217cf3b4a3]] and replacing with [[treatment:Lamictal:5508b7fb6bcd61548000025f]]. Does anyone have… read more
I also have "trigeminal neurolgia" from being buried in the snowy blizzard in boston 1978 & saved by the national guards.Thank you!! I was on dilantin for years and the ER doctor said my epilepsy meds were also controlling my "trigeminal neurolgia" facial nerve pain.. Because years later when they took me off of dilantin is when I experience the pains. I can't let the slightest wind blow on the right side of my face or I will be bedridden for a week of pain. My question is there another seizure… read more
I wanted to know if anyone has ever asked their Dr about using natural substances to assist with reducing stress w would decrease seizures. I'm considering it. I know bacopa tryptophan and passion flower are just some.