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Top 10 Search Results for "Zarontin"

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Seizure Medication

Seizure Medication

I am on Keppra and having more seizures lately but keppra is a good drug for me. but what is keppra xr for?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

my son originally had absence epilepsy (staring seizure), he was put on Zarontin , it was amazing, didn’t see side effects & completely controlled them. our absence seizure turned into grand mal when… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Is Any One Else On Vimpat??

Is Any One Else On Vimpat??

I am now on it I seem to be having crazy dreams??

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Never have been on VIMPAT
Have been on Valium, DEXEDRINE, DILANTIN, DALMANE, PHENOBARBITAL,ZERONTIN & who knows what else
Only drug I've ever taken for my EPILEPSY longterm is TEGRETOL
I take 2/400MG… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Anxiety With Lamictal?

Anxiety With Lamictal?

So, long story short: I have absence seizures, and have for like 20 years. I was on Zarontin for YEARS, until it really started bothering my stomach. I was then on Zonegran for about 10 years, then that started really upsetting my stomach. I have panic anxiety disorder as well, and have been on 40 mg Citalopram for about 8 years.

I was weened off the Zonegran, and now I take Lamictal 150mg a day, plus the Citalopram. I’m supposed to go up to 200mg this week. HOWEVER, since I’ve started taking… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Peanuts no offense taken. That's a very good question.

posted over 1 year ago

Has Anyone’s Doctors Suggested They Take Prenatal Vitamins?

Has Anyone’s Doctors Suggested They Take Prenatal Vitamins?

So my neurologist has had me taking Vitamin D, B12, and Folic Acid. She once mentioned taking prenatal vitamins (though I’m not planning on getting pregnant yet), and I kind of brushed it off. Then last time I saw her she said right that the end that I was taking prenatal vitamins, which kind of threw me off but I went with it. (She’s scary and I’m looking for a new neurologist - otherwise I would have asked about it). Is anyone else’s doctor having them take prenatal vitamins (not due to… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I was told the same thing. And that taking more does not hurt you it helps you by both my regular doctor, my ob, and neurologist. I take vitamin D, B-12, Muli, Zinc, and Selenium to sleep better. ;)

posted over 1 year ago

Has Anyone Ever Taken "Briviact" Prescription?

Has Anyone Ever Taken "Briviact" Prescription?

A bit scared to take these new meds being that every other med Ive taken still made me have seizures or almost killed me.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I'm on it now and been on it for almost 2 years, haven't had any side effects and it seems to be helping

posted about 1 year ago

Has Anyone Ever Had A Drop Seisure And Did They Try Vitamin D Or Other Natural Treatments For Their Seisures?

Has Anyone Ever Had A Drop Seisure And Did They Try Vitamin D Or Other Natural Treatments For Their Seisures?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member my doctor told me to pick up the calcium and magnesium at my grocery store, kinda the same with the Vitamin D. Any bottle that says they have 1000% might be too much, so… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

What Are The Side Effects Of Zarontin?

What Are The Side Effects Of Zarontin?

My daughter is on Lamotrigine and Zonisamide for absence seizures and that doesn't seem to control them. I was reading about this medicine and was wondering about it.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

SusanLarsoLong:
has your husband ever been on TEGRETOL ????
Ask his doctor about it~ Never had any side effects while on it.

posted almost 3 years ago

I Have A Question And Anyone Taking Or Has Or Is Having Any Experience With This Medication Any Advice Or And Answers Would Be Helpful

I Have A Question And Anyone Taking Or Has Or Is Having Any Experience With This Medication Any Advice Or And Answers Would Be Helpful

I have a apptment with my neroligest on the 13th of July and I need to know about a medication jam totally against as am a advocate for not taking this kinda meds. I have to find a medication to replace topomax and my only option as I've researched everything is Epidiolex and am totally against it because of my advocacy and stance anyone who's on it or has a option or can provide a answer anything would be greatly appreciated. Am on onifi and briviact along with topomax now and need something to… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I agree, I've also been learning about myself and my condition, education has been the best medicication.

posted over 1 year ago

I've Been Having This Funny Feeling Going On In My Head All Day For Weeks Now Like Am Just Off Kneel And Not There.

I've Been Having This Funny Feeling Going On In My Head All Day For Weeks Now Like Am Just Off Kneel And Not There.

Like you're going to have a sezuire but nothing ever happens. Your taking you're meds on time and eating and staying hydrated and everything but still feel off in the head. Like you lost your equilibrium and you know something is off but you don't know what.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member. I haven't really asked my nero bout the spike log around my nocturnal or my silent one that are associated with the confusion and irritability and so on because as we see in… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Hair Loss

Hair Loss

Does anyone taking seizure meds find their hair thinning or hair loss to become more problematic the longer you stay on it? I've been on zonegran for over a yr now and I've been steadily losing my hair in chunks. Once my meds were upped after some scary seizures a few months ago, it seems like it's excessive loss. Chunks of hair at a time. My doc says I'm imagining it and it's "part of epilepsy" but I don't know.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member i take keppra and phenobarbital and my hair is normal. a lot of things will lose your hair. sometimes stress, sometimes just being old, and/or you are depleted of 1 or more… read more

posted about 4 years ago