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Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

Posted 27 Jan 2010 36 answers

I would like to find out how many here on lyrica are gaining weight. I have seen multiple sites on the internet with people gaining tons of weight, some saying they were even eating less, exercising more. Although it helped the pain some could not take the weight. I am an above knee amputee and ...

I have seizures daily. The side effects are debelitating migraines. How should I treat the pain?

Posted 1 Sep 2009 20 answers

I have had epilepsy since I was 20 and am now 35. I now collect disibility because my seizures are not under control. I have at least 3 a day. I have been on every anti-seizure medication out there. I am currently on dilantian. The migraines I get are so painful that I get sick to my stomach. My ...

Tramadol - Tramodol, naproxen, gabapentin and oramorph?

Posted 25 Apr 2016 5 answers

I've got a bulging disc in my lower back L5-S1, and I'm on 8 tramodol 50mg, 2 naproxen 500mg, 9 gabapentin 300mg, and oramorph 5ml every 4 hours Is all this together needed? Plz help

Epilepsy - My son started keppra a month ago and has had a very bad attitude so the doctor wrote a?

Posted 18 Mar 2010 10 answers

... pres. for vitamin b6 but he is only a year old and i cant find any for him if any one know let me know

How does amitriptyline react with epilepsy and Lamotrigine?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 5 answers

I have been perscibed amitriptyline to help me sleep because of Lamotrigine side effects. I stopped taking amitriptyline suddenly after seven days of use and now i get anxiety. Does amitriptyline cause Epilepsy?

Does or can vimpat cause weight gain or weight loss?

Posted 3 May 2011 4 answers

i've just been put on a trail and I'm also taking topamax and lamictal epilepsy not control

Why cant we crush or chew Levetiracetam (keppra)?

Posted 9 Jul 2011 1 answer

our 5 year old, just cant swallow the tablets and the liquid isnt funded and would cost us in excess of $1000 per month. The pharmacist told me to crush it with something nice (we use peanut butter) and she can have it that way..But I noticed it says on the advise slip DO NOT CRUSH OR CHEW? She ...

Can a man taking depakote cause children to have birth defects and disabilities I have 3 kids same?

Posted 6 Feb 2016 7 answers

... dad all have disabilities from seizures to cerebral palsey Autism Adhd bipolar schitzofrinia cognitive disorder wheel chair bound to name a few

How common are seizures with tramadol?

Posted 10 Jan 2012 4 answers

I was a grand mal epileptic as a child and have avoided anything that says "May cause seizures". My Dr. knows this and yet prescribed Tramadol 37.5 (2 every 6hrs) plus Lyrica 50mg plus Flexeril. I have only taken the Tramadol (1 at bedtime ) for 3 nites , and my body feels like it's ...

Seizure question - could this be Epilepsy or severe panic / anxiety attack?

Posted 31 Jul 2012 10 answers

Evening, i want to apologize first off to all the posts i left last light and this morning... i apparently experianced my first seizure. im still in a fog at the moment and had a few questions bout this. Im 25 and never had this happen before. i have blackouts all the time from panic attacks... ...

I have some questions about side effects of Keppra?

Posted 12 Oct 2009 8 answers

Hi I am a new member and am concerned about the side effects of Keppra. I started having grand mal seizures at the age of 29 and I am now 37. Over the course of a few years I came to learn that I have a birth defect in my left frontal lobe that is causing the seizures. I only have them in my sleep ...

Does using Vimpat and Keppra together causes severe short term memory loss?

Posted 21 Oct 2012 3 answers

My wife is 56 years old. She takes Vimpat 50 mg (3 times daily) and Keppra 500 mg once a day to control her epilepsy. The auras/seizures are completely under control but she is experiencing severe memory problems. As an example she sometimes cannot remember something I had told her fifteen minutes ...

What is the difference between Sympazan and Onfi?

Posted 5 days ago 1 answerFAQ by

Both drugs contain clobazam, so what is the difference between them?

I smoke weed because I have severe epilespy. My family is mad at me but it helps me. Should I care?

Posted 25 Jul 2010 9 answers

I just smoked weed today.It's been my first time in a year.I have been diagnosed with epilepsy,severe migraines,and lowerback problems. Should I care if my family hates me because I smoked some weed?

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