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Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

Posted 27 Jan 2010 by snowgoer68 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 ...

Tramadol - Tramodol, naproxen, gabapentin and oramorph?

Posted 25 Apr 2016 by Anth-1986 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

Pregnancy - Can I be Pregnant when I take levetiracetam? Thanks in advance?

Posted 2 Jun 2018 by Nasso J 0 answers

I took this medicine for about two years (levetiracetam - Leptica ) I want to be pregnant. Is it possible for me to carry? If I become pregnant, can I continue taking the medicine or not? Does this medicine harm the fetus?

Can you take oxcarbazepine at same time as Zoloft?

Posted 26 Apr 2018 by Jbottoms1982 1 answer

My 11 yr old just started the oxcarbazepine . I'm afraid to mix it with his anxiety med Zoloft? Is this OK?

Do anti-seizure meds cause lack of emotions?

Posted 21 Mar 2018 by rpaveleck 1 answer

I've been taking Keppra and Vimpat for epilepsy for a good year now and I now seem to have no more emotions at all. I can't smile, laugh, cry or get excited about anything any more. I was told that it may be a side effect of those meds, but I'm supposed to keep taking these meds for ...

My son has epilepsy and has just been prescribed metroclopromide for severe nausea. is this OK?

Posted 31 Mar 2018 by Cazerwazer 0 answers

He takes lamotrigine 250mg daily

Lamotrigine - Can this med cause acne?

Posted 18 Jan 2018 by K burn 1 answer

My daughter is 17 and started on Lamotrigine in July. She has titrated up to 600 mg and after the last increase she started having acne which she has never had acne before. It has been 2 months and she has seen a Dermatologist and it is not growing away. Any other cases like this?

Can Lamictal ( lamotrigine) cause loss of intimacyissues?

Posted 13 Feb 2018 by Leicestershire 1 answer

My wife has been taking lamotrigine since 2001 but over the last four years has said she been no sexual desire even though she was willing during our honeymoon in 2014. My wife also says that she does not like to have intimacy with me. This is causing issues in our relationship. When also talking ...

Switching from Dilantin to a generic version?

Posted 8 Jan 2018 by bridgestone 1 answer

I have been taking Dilantin for the past 26 years without any seizure. The insurance company just told me that they would no longer pay for the brand name, insisting that generic versions of Dilantin are now very safe. I heard many stories where people with a long history of seizure-free life ...

I suffer from manic depression I suffer from manic depression bipolar bipolar disorder and severe?

Posted 8 Jan 2018 by Barb941 1 answer

Anxiety. I just recently bought my first bottle of Gaba 750 mg capsules and hope that it does work. Will Gaba have some of the same effect on me is Gabapentin did. Thank you

Tegretol OD time to return to therapeutic levels?

Posted 21 Jan 2018 by Random_Name 0 answers

How long does it take for an OD of tegretol to drop back to therapeutic levels in system? OD dose was 2g tegretol taken at once, therapeutic dosing was 200mg three times daily. Current time since OD is 18 hours, still showing symptoms of tiredness and dizziness.

Lamotrigine - Lamictal with Depakote?

Posted 15 Dec 2017 by bird123 0 answers

I have been taking Lamictal intially 100x2 twice a day. Was doing excellent with NO seizures for over 3 years. All of a sudden have had a hand full of partial that last for mere seconds. Doctor increased my dose to 100x3 twice a day. It did NOT help. Now the doctor is adding Depakote. All the ...

What is the difference between Briviact and Keppra?

Posted 5 May 2016 1 answerFAQ by

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