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Posted 1 Nov 2012 by • 7 answers
Posted 3 Oct 2012 by • 4 answers
I have been on Topamax for three weeks I started off on 50mg now 75mg and soon I will start 100mg. The way I take it now is 25mg in the morning and 50 at bedtime but I have not had any weight loss. I am wondering if I am sleeping off the side effect by taking it at night any suggestions? The only ...
Posted 4 Dec 2017 by • 4 answers
I feel like the Topamax is leeching my brain. I forget simple (and not so simple) words and jumble words in sentences. Sometimes I speak complete gibberish. It's hard to be a professional when I use words like thingy and whosit or just stand there and stare blankly because all the thoughts ...
Posted 14 days ago by • 0 answers
I was prescribed Topamax (25mg) yesterday. Once in the morning, once at night. This will be my first time ever taking it. This morning will also be my first dose. I am a little bit nervous. And with my luck I will be that 1 in 100 that it causes weight gain and exccessive hunger. What are your ...
Posted 21 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 15 Dec 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 20 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
Had anyone had any specialist guidance, or know of a reputable website about what vitamin supplement dosages are advised when taking Lamotragine (Lamictal). Apparently calcium, vit D, the B's including folic acid become deficient, and do should be supplemented. Any others? But there seem to ...
Posted 16 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
I have felt a lack of consciousness (fainting) not seizures. Since i've been taking carvedilol for over a year. I feel not as energetic and less motivated. I'm just curious if this medicine could have these side effects. Thanks!
Posted 20 Aug 2017 by • 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?
Posted 4 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
I'm only taking 25mg and I take a Biotin supplement... please help!! I'm sensitive to a lot of drugs and have had bad experiences with several - this is the first that I'm able to tolerate and is actually really helping my nerve damage/back pain... I just don't want to be bald!
Posted 3 Apr 2017 by • 1 answer
I have 0 to three complex partial seizures a week and a host of symptoms in between: walking, thinking problems, dizziness etc. I wish to know if anyone found this drug helping the general symptoms and if it lessened the effect when a seizure occurred. Currently I have been free of seizures for two ...
Posted 12 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
... misread bottle and took 1/am but only 1/pm for 4 days until I realized it. Should I now take the correct dosage for a full week before moving to next level? Makes sense to do so but want to check. Thanks - Janie Riley
I was on Topamax, and slowly stopped because it made me feel groggy, how do I get myself back on it?
Posted 19 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
I have/had seizures and it has been over 12+ yet s since I had one, and I hurst recently had one. I was perscribed Topamax. 50mg a day at bed. How do I slowly get myself back on it?
Posted 31 Aug 2016 by • 1 answer
I have never struggled with weight issues my whole life until I got pregnant with my daughter. I gained 40lbs and couldn't lose any of it. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and kept gaining slowly. I suffer from bipolar disorder and depression so I've been on medication. Recently I had ...
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
So I tried Topamax and remained positive, things were looking well. Was using it for my Epilepsy, target dose of 200 mg a day. I lasted 3.5 months. Things were good for 2 months, lost 15 lbs but then major loss of appetite and loss of taste (more like bad taste in mouth). Thought I had a virus for ...
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