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Lyrica and Weight Gain? Yes or No?

Posted 27 Jan 2010 by snowgoer68 35 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 ...

Divalproex Sodium - My daughter is taking 1000 mg of Depakote ER per day. Is this a safe dosage?

Posted 6 days ago by JimmyDGreen 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.

Switching from Trileptal to Aptiom?

Posted 3 Jun 2017 by ywolf 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 ...

Levetiracetam - SHOULD I FEEL DRUNK ON IT ?

Posted 27 May 2017 by LOUISCOBB 0 answers

Dizziness,can not drive on it,aggition,flashing in eyes

I have been taking Lamictal for 4 yrs and have been feeling alot of side effects from long term...

Posted 10 May 2017 by Patientforanswers 0 answers

... use. I am taking 100mg (200) pink oral tablet twice a day and i want to ween off to 100mg but i am not sure about it, my neurologist has told me about the effects it can have on the brain. She has also has given me the option to lean off when i start to feel these effects- head ache, back 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

What is the difference between Briviact and Keppra?

Posted 5 May 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Depo-Provera - What do I do if my depo quit working? I actually take it for SEIZURE control, not?

Posted 8 Apr 2017 by deanjanan 0 answers

... birth control. I need the progesterone to keep my hormones in one level constant for the catamenial (hormone) epilepsy I have. I have just started a generic 100mg a day progesterone and am not the same control I had with the depo shot yet. Are there different ingredients in the two forms of ...

I was diagnosed April 2016 of epilepsy at which point I started Keppra 750 2x's a day. Since?

Posted 21 Mar 2017 by Jessica Gozlan 0 answers

I was diagnosed April 2016 of epilepsy following a Grand Mal seizure, at which point I started Keppra 750, 2x's a day following a Grand Mal seizure. Since November, 2016 I have sharp muscular pain around groin area, often debilitating when I walk. I also have a heaviness/pain in shoulder area. ...

Lamotrigine - My daughter is travelling in Singapore and needs to get medication out there.

Posted 13 Mar 2017 by Donna Stevens 0 answers

What is lamotrigine called in Singapore?

Can different brand drugs work differently?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by dea_rw 1 answer

I know this may sounds like a silly question because I am sure they are all the same but I have been taking lamotrigine Lamictal from GSK for my epilepsy and they have been making my fits worse. At 75mg I was having them every night and even in the day (which never happens to me) and then I ...

Epilepsy - What drugs should be avoided?

Posted 5 Feb 2017 by Rhayden 1 answer

What drugs could bring on a seizure

I want to know what cold meds I can give my granddaughter who has epilepsy?

Posted 12 Feb 2017 by Refrench 0 answers

She is taking oxcarbazepine

Do chronic headaches/tension headaches and epilepsy have a correlation? Treated for everything els?

Posted 2 Feb 2017 by sfowler38 1 answer

I have been treated for tension headaches and migraines since 2009. I have tried triptans, analgesics, muscle relaxants, nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory and steroids, ssri antidepressants, magnesium and every homeopathic cure (massage, acupuncture, therapy, diet change and exercise) in the book and ...

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