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Take Zonegran in morning or bedtime?

Posted 11 Aug 2017 by Dstowe839 0 answers

My Topamax seems to have lost its effectiveness. I have 4-5 headaches a week.Will Zonegran help?

Posted 22 Aug 2016 by claireese 0 answers

I have been on Topamax for 7 years 100mg TID. I recently (last 6 month- 12 months have had increased weight, increased heart burn, and increasing headaches) I cannot take tricyclics and beta blockers don't help. Any insights would be welcomed..tired of being in pain. Topamax was originally a ...

Zonegran - How would be a good way to convince my Dr to put me on this?

Posted 15 Apr 2016 by McFlyGuyTy 0 answers

Right now he has me on he has me on Fycompa, which I absolutely HATE! I've been on it going on 2 months now, and if anything it's done nothing but make my seizures worse (which is actually one of the side effects). Now why on earth would you give a patient an anti-seizure medication that ...

Does Zonegran cause extreme tiredness and depression?

Posted 13 Dec 2015 by CathLewis 2 answers

I suffer with petit mal seizures and have been taking Zonegran for about 8 months, its just a get a terrible sense of tiredness and emptiness and suffer with awful bouts of severe depression, just wondered if my current medication was causing it

Has anyone ever had a problem with increased auras while increasing zonegran?

Posted 3 Mar 2016 by JCLKRELLE 0 answers

My Dr increased my dosage to 500mg daily from 400mg daily. It has been 6 days. In the evenings I have been having more myoclonic seizures and auras that could lead to clinic-tonic seizures. It is worse then before I increased the dosage. I know it has not been very long but it seems to be making me ...

Name brand vs generic zonegran?

Posted 26 Nov 2014 by migrainewarrior 1 answer

Since starting zonesimide I have experienced almost the entire list of side effects, including the rare ones! While my migraines have decreased significantly I am wondering if anyone can tell me if they have had the same side effects and/or if they have tried the name brand?

Does anyone benefit from Zonisamide (600mg) for neuropathy?

Posted 8 Feb 2014 by TVL76 1 answer

I currently take 600mg of zonisamide (generic Zonegran) for peripheral neuropathy prescribed by my neurologist. My regular PCP had me on 300mg for three years. It worked for about a year and a half, then the effectiveness started to wane. I'm wondering if the same thing will happen with the ...

Breastfeeding on Zonegran/Zonimide 300mg daily is it safe?

Posted 2 Aug 2014 by Artilesc 3 answers

I am taking seizure medicine and just had a baby. I was taking same medication while breast feeding my other daughter, except I am on 100mg more. I can probably cut back from 300mg to 200mg a day. My nuerologist is telling me one thing and the pediatrician is telling me a completely different ...

Does Zonegran cause abnormal uterine bleeding?

Posted 13 Aug 2013 by Needs 1 answer

Has anyone ever felt "electrical jolts" through their body if they miss their zonegran dose? I take?

Posted 9 May 2013 by cbomb79 3 answers

... 100mg at bedtime for migraine prevention and occasionally forget to take my medication before bed. When this happens, the next day I feel weird sensations throughout my body, head to toe, that feel like "zaps" of "jolts" of electricity? I mentioned it to my neurologist and ...

Does anyone take Zonegran for partial seizures that generalize into grand mal? Effective?

Posted 20 Feb 2013 by bethdeedon 1 answer

I am on Lamictal XR 800mg daily, but have had three break through seizures last year. Was on Depekote ER 1500mg and Lamictal 250mg for 3.5 years and was seizure free. Made the change because of hair loss, tremors and weight gain. Not sure I want to go back to the Depekote ER

Is it safe to take Zonegran and baclofen together?

Posted 23 Jan 2013 by cocovelli 1 answer

I have pseudotumor cerebri and my doctor has recently put me on my third set of meds to reduce pressure in my head and manage migraines. However, I found out that my doctor likes to experiment with med combos and I read that Zonegran and baclofen may not be safe to take together. Should I be ...

Has anybody had problems with swelling while taking zonegran?It's really help my migraines but now?

Posted 5 Feb 2013 by brat67 1 answer

... my legs and feet are swelling and I'm having major pain too. The only new med I'm on is the zonegran

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