Hey guys.. I do in fact have seizures and also suffer from migraines. I've tried topamax 50mg. Which didn't work so I was then, prescribed Lamictal 100mg. Only to find out that I was highly allergic to it. I'm now, on Trileptal 300mg. I'm nervous only because I didn't get the chance to build on the medication slowly(lower doses). I was also wondering if anyone had weight gain or loss with Trileptal. I'm only on my second dose, please don't hesitate to add any extras or your personal experiences. Thanks.
Hi Tia. I used to take Trileptal as a mood stabilizer but not all by itself, so it's been hard to say if it made me gain weight or not. I can say that it was one of the only meds I would keep going back to because of that, but my doctor never lets me use it alone. I've gained weight from almost every other psych meds. I'd say your chances are pretty good of it being weight neutral and if you can tolerate a high dose you're pretty lucky. It's supposed to be really good for seizures. How has your weight been since your last post? I'm very curious. Hope your health is good and that it worked for you!
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