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... my sister has sb, vp shunt and seisures. she handles it pretty well. she's 3 years old and learns sign langauge to help her talk better. she also can walk which doctors thought she never would. my advice is just to pray. :) :angel: thanks! krystle (3 replies)
... Hi! I have an 8 yr old daughter with SB, vp shunt & seizures. She started having focal sz at the age of 1 (eyes & head to the right). They usually go into grand mals but lately have just been staring ones. She takes Carbatrol (time released Tegretol) 2x a day but still has breakthrough sz. Her neuro says thats just her! Unfortunately, he's the only neuro we have to go to... (3 replies)
... so now my neurologist said that keppra would be the best for pregnancy so now I'm on keppra since almost a month and I feel great the seizures has stopped as soon as I start taking it. ... (4 replies)

... So in short, studies on depakote suggest that there is an increased chance of various defects to a child born to a mother on depakote, among these are spina bifida, learning disabilities and facial defects. ... (3 replies)
... hi.. I just landed here and saw your post, so my first post is a reply to you. :) I have been on topamax for over a year for bi-polar - I am also epileptic, I have both grand mal and petite mal seizures. I have been on Tegretol, Dilantin, Depakote, and Phenobarb for the seizures, and was allergic to the Dilantin and had massive weight gain from the Depakote, while the... (5 replies)
... y and meds for it before I go pregnant. he put me on high dose floic acid for a few months BEFORE I concieved. This lweres the liklihood of birth defects like spina bifida. Also, I was given extra ultrasounds during the pregnancy to make sure baby was progressing well. That part ws cool. ... (10 replies)
... but I believe it indicated a potential link between Depakote use and spina bifida, so the recommendation is to try other meds. ... (13 replies)
... What was your outcome? My daughter is now 15 weeks pregnant and takes 200 mg of zonegran twice daily. (15 replies)
... my baby had spina bifida because of the medicine I took, I had a still birth at 17 weeks. ... (15 replies)
... Depakote is a widely used drug which usually controls seizures well. ... (7 replies)


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