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Posted 27 Jan 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 10 Jan 2014 by • 1 answer
Posted 3 days ago by • 0 answers
I've been diagnosed with Epilepsy (20 yrs ago). One of my Seizures was violent enuff to displace my spinal cord at C4-C5, so I was forced to have surgery. I wasn't informed that I would need a Titanium Plate, nor did I know that the surgeon secured it & screwed thru C6. 16 months ago ...
Brivaracetam - Anyone taking Briviact? I was taking keppra 500 mg x 2 daily but my doc is switching?
Posted 8 days ago by • 0 answers
... me to briviact 50mg 2x daily. I just started taking it last week and am having some side effects, mostly stomach pain, nausea and chills. Anyone else on this med longer than me? How are you coping? Hoping the keppra rage and brain fog go away soon when I'm allowed to wean off in a couple ...
Posted 12 days ago by • 0 answers
... have Epilepsy) to Vimpat?
Posted 14 days ago by • 0 answers
My new prescription coverage for Tegretol now costs me $125.00 per month. I am siezure free with it for 25 years. My new prescription plan offers Carbamezapine for $5.00 per month. Is it as effective as the Tegretol and are there any possible side effects not found in Tegretol?
Posted 15 days ago by • 0 answers
I have epilepsy and want to stop smoking. Are any of the STP smoking aids safe for me to take?
Posted 27 Jul 2017 by • 1 answer
It didn't occur to me until today but the pills in the latest bottle of Levetiracetam seem different. They are oblong shaped but are thicker and more powderish. IP 179 is labeled on the pills. Am I taking the right medication? Thanks
Posted 14 Jul 2017 by • 1 answer
... either the side effects or just not working anyway. I have got scarring on the temporal lobe and I am going to see the neurosurgeon on the 27th July regarding the possibility of brain surgery. What would be done in this particular process and how successful is it?
Posted 1 Jul 2017 by • 1 answer
Hi I have epilepsy and have been suffering with a constant hangover type headache For months, My neurologist has put me on topiramate, starting at 25mg and bumping it up weekly until I hit 175mg then weaning me off the lamotrogine. If I get the side effect of weight loss I would be so happy! Since ...
Posted 25 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
I am taking Keflex 500mg for a kidney infection. Is it safe as it can cause seizures. Is there something similar I could take? I am on Epilim and Zonegran Thank you
Posted 17 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
... From what I have read on your site the recommended dosage should not exceed 60 mg and not to exceed 250 mg per day unless divided into several doses. She has been taking Depakote for several years for seizure control, but not this high of a dosage.
Posted 3 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) has become unbearable for me with the adverse effects I've been experiencing, so my neurologist recommended Aptiom. I read that it's possible to make an overnight switch between these two drugs. Has anyone here tried this? I am very interested (desperate ...
Posted 25 Apr 2016 by • 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
Posted 27 May 2017 by • 0 answers
Dizziness,can not drive on it,aggition,flashing in eyes
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