... breakthrough seizures. at 200mg. i am still having seizures so my doctor is going to increase me to 300 mg. my question is can this medicine work alone(has anyone ever had it work alone) or will i have to have another medicine added to it. i used to take topamax but it stopped working for me, should i have it re added perhaps since i know the side affects already from it or is it time to try something new? i truly dread the side affects of some of the drugs out there(weight gain,swelling,etc). if i have to have one added, does anyone recommend anything in particular? thanks for any input!
18 Feb 2010
I've taken generic zonegran for about six months and it is the only seizure drug I take. Personally, I barely slept on Topomax and couldn't keep my eyes open on carbamezapine. I think my sleep is 'normal' on the zonegran, first time in my life. You can take up to 600 mg a day, and one med is always better than two. I still have occasional breakthrough seizures - complex partial - but not enough to warrant adding meds.
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