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I’ve been on Carbotral since i was 8, and trokendi since i was 14-15. I was hospitalized in the past 2 weeks to study my absent seizures off all medications, because i normally have auras only when medicated, until the padt year, ive recently began having absents again also. The doctors tested one medication that was unsuccessful while i was hospitalized, before testing Vimpat over a 24 hour period, and then i was released. I’ve been out for nearly 2 weeks now, and i haven’t had any seizures… read more
I was on Vimpat for several years, and it did work for a while, then my body must had gotten use to it until it must had stopped working for me. I'm now on Briviact and it seems to be working for me… read more
Thank you all. The side effects are starting to decline already and I haven't had a seizure in 30 hours now. I used to have every day. Keeping fingers crossed this is a new pattern and not just an… read more
I was recently diagnosed in October 2020 with epilepsy I started having grand mal seizures in January of 2020 I've had focal seizures and regular seizures first I was put on brivacet
Then put on Keppr… read more
Did anyone switch from brand name Vimpat to generic Vimpat recently now that it's available? If so, how are you feeling?
I started generic Vimpat/lacosamide a few weeks ago after 3 years on the brand name. Still trying to figure out how it's going for me. Sometimes I feel like I'm angrier than usual and felt some deja vu sensations today. Used to have those with brand Vimpat every few months though so not anything new.
They switched my husband to it from his name brand Vimpat. The first month wasn’t bad. But here we are with the second month, & he’s had a moment where he had a small absent seizure. Of course he… read more
I had a intracranial EEG April 15th. Within 2 days they noticed 2 times the number of seizures, often in my sleep, than I was noting. April 20th I had a brain ressection in my right frontal lobe. I was doing great until I came off the hydromorphone and steroids. As well they changed me from Dilantin to Vimpat. I also take 2mg of clonazepam a day and am allowed 1mg of Ativan per week, the remainder of the time I go to the ER. An average of 2 times a week.
I am trying to find any suggestions for… read more
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