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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 ...

I accidentally refrigerated my daughter's oxcarbazepine from around noon til 8pm. Is it safe to use?

Posted 21 Sep 2017 by Jenn_herr 1 answer

The oxcarbazepine (or generic Trileptol) was refrigerated for maybe 8 hours? It wasn't frozen just pretty chilled.

What are the side effects of three medicines together - Vimpat, Lamictal and carbazebine?

Posted 19 Sep 2017 by rosie1961 1 answer

Mine they leave me in an where I can't move for an hour. My eyes are blurry. My legs my arms and my head feel like they weigh a ton. Why?

Keppra for long do they stay on it usually?

Posted 17 Sep 2017 by Dolk72 0 answers

Our 3 month old baby was put on keppra after having a number of short mild seizures. These which weren't picked up initially on eeg but finally an overnight one picked it up. He's had over 3 months seizure free thankfully since going on keppra & he is doing great in every way. What is ...

Seizure Prevention - I've been taking Lamictal XR for years and I've never had a seizure since I?

Posted 20 Aug 2017 by bfsandy 2 answers

... started. This month pharmacist said it was backordered and she couldn't get it She sold me generic ?lamotrigene but it's not extended release. Is this the same? Is it safe?

Fycompa works but how to control the side effects?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by browne2001 0 answers

Fycompa works but with all the bad side effects is there anything we can take or is there anything you are taking with your other meds? The epilepsy drugs I am on are Vimpat, Fycompa and topamax.

I've got Epilepsy & Frequent Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis w/pain, what are my options for pain?

Posted 17 Aug 2017 by amyray63 1 answer

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 12 Aug 2017 by Margyhannah 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 ...

Tegretol XR - Is Carbamezapine a suitable generic for Tegretol?

Posted 6 Aug 2017 by Edward Caufield 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?

Are there any stop smoking aids safe to take when you have epilepsy?

Posted 5 Aug 2017 by cavanaugh0708 0 answers

I have epilepsy and want to stop smoking. Are any of the STP smoking aids safe for me to take?

Is metformin the same as Keppra? Is it for epilepsy?

Posted 27 Jul 2017 by MouhamadB2 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

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

Seizures - I have had Epilepsy for about 5-6 years now and the medication isn't working due to?

Posted 14 Jul 2017 by chelsea07123 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?

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