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... I use Keppra and have okay success with it. Most importantly the side effects are minimal and the kidneys can have some trouble but you have two of them and only one liver. I like to be able to have a drink once in a while and save the alcohol for my liver and the Keppra for my kidneys. (5 replies)
... feedback as to dilantin alternatives. I am 40 years old and had my first seizure when I was 17. Since then I have had maybe 6 or 8 seizures with my last one being 8 or so years ago. ... (5 replies)
... for me. I am lucky an haven't had a seizure for 17 years and that's only because they tried to take me off Dilantin. For the most part, I forget that I even have epilepsy. Believe me, I feel blessed. ... (21 replies)

... hich doesn't help me at all. Both centers had specialized pharmacists that are currently trying to come up with combinations of drugs and modalities so I can get off of Dilantin. ... (17 replies)
... Went to my neruologist and I requested to have my medicine changed because my dilantin level was low and I had not missed any of my pills. I think my body was getting use to the Dilantin and the medicine wasn't working anymore. ... (8 replies)
... The side effects I experienced from dilantin came on slowly, over the years, and like you said of your experience with trileptal, I didn't even notice them. ... (11 replies)
... I had the exact same thought about the drug reps. I've been on Dilantin since 1971 with good sucess. ... (21 replies)
... Hi Sherri, Any AED I've ever taken that my neuro or epileptologist has taken me off of has been tapered off slowly because stopping them too fast can cause seizures. I know that Lamictal is very expensive, I'm glad I have insurance that covers it. ... (4 replies)
... or ideas. The only thing I can think of is that maybe she thinks that if I continue taking Dilantin it will eventually ruin my liver, so maybe with a VNS I can wean off Dilantin. ... (11 replies)
... I'm in the same position. Have been on Dilantin since I was diagnosed 6 years ago and my neuro keeps bugging me to switch. ... (21 replies)
... IF I could get off I would jump at it. The meds are foreign to our bodies. ... (3 replies)
Topamax ?
Dec 14, 2006
... Hi, I am going off dilantin and about to go on topamax- not very happy about it either. I wanted to take a poll and find out if you lost weight while on it, what was your dosage and how much weight you lost. Thanks. Happy Holidays. (10 replies)
... ree days later. I went to the neurologist and I didn't want to take the Tegretol he prescribed. I thought the Paxil triggered it because I felt very weird coming off of it. ... (3 replies)
... When I had to drop my Dilantin I drop my dilantin it was 30MG Am for one week then 30PM he following week. Thats what MY Doc told me. You'll have to find out what your Doc instruct tells you to do. ... (7 replies)
... months ago, slowly going off the Dilantin. I've had horrible side effects including dizziness, headaches and back pain, so he wants to switch me again. ... (3 replies)
... skills stayed the entire time I was on it. The tingling eventually went away. After 10 months, I started losing my hair. My neurologist told me to immediately go off it, and I did, and 4 weeks later, I started having heart palpations and arrhythmias. Irregular heart beat that after 2 months, haven't stopped. ... (7 replies)
... wise...but my liver enzymes started going beserk, and I had to go off it, and back to good old Tegretol. I never took the generic Dilantin since I'd heard it was not a good way to take AEDs. ... (17 replies)
... positive syphilus test. If this happens, the county gets involved and the only way you can prove you don't have syphilus is by going off the dilantin for a few months and having the test redone. It can be a real mess! Also, get your liver enzymes checked! ... (2 replies)
... I'm not sure if I'm supposed to start a new thread or just continue going with this one? ... (11 replies)
... I'm going to take a wild shot at this and I may be totally off the mark here. ... (11 replies)


Associated Tags: change medication, dilantin, lamictal, levetiraceta, partial, secondarily generalized, zonisamide

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