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... 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)
... 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)
... and to me a seizure always feels as if I am dying. I have pretty severe brain damage, so its just like ok, well there went a little bit more... ... (4 replies)

... I am new to this board. Back in October 2001, my son at the age of 16 started having seizures. He had a grand mal seizure as I was giving him his first driving lesson. ... (16 replies)
... and always exhausted for a week after a seizure. I just want to tell you the I am on Keppra also. I would encourage you to take it. I hate to say that because I have written about it before here and it is a harsh drug. But I can say that I have not had a seizure since I have taken it. ... (9 replies)
... and too tired to stay awake that my body just falls asleep. This is normal.. what isn't normal is the episode that follows at this point. ... (3 replies)
... aking the beginning dosage of 25mg a day of topamax. My head feels yucky, I have a headache most of the day and really just feel lousy. In a week my doctor wants to up my medication to 50mg. a day. ... (9 replies)
... seizure medication. I will attempt to answer as many of your questions as possible. It may not be what you need to hear but it will be honest and with nothing but good intention. ... (9 replies)
... ould definitely consider the MANY side effects that go along with Topamax. It is a very serious drug. It slowed down my thinking considerably and I wasn't able to work steadily for over 2 years. ... (6 replies)
... Hello JJ, and welcome to the board! ... (9 replies)
... however they are right to fear the medication that was prescribed for her treatment. ... (2 replies)
... pilepsy, called an Epileptologist. We did this in May of 2003. From that point on, we knew we were in excellent hands. Sad point, this specialist was available to us for the last 3 years and in the same Neurology clinic as the Neurologist we had for 13 of her 16 years! ... (1 replies)
... t, funloving child turn into a zombie. After reading about all the side effects from Tegretol we took him Rainbow Babies Hospital, in Cleveland, and we were able to eventually wean him off Tegretol since he had been seizure free for three years. ... (43 replies)
... I am so sorry to hear about your situation and I can truly empathize with you. My son, whom is about to turn 3, began having seizures at 8 months old. ... (3 replies)
... I also had my first seizure about 8 months ago out of nowhere. I am 23 with no severe head injuries that I remember. ... (9 replies)
Some Help Please
May 12, 2007
... sorry, but really only your neuro. can answer the question as to whether or not it's normal for your seizures to occur after 10 months. There are definately documented cases of women having increased seizure activity around their monthly cycles, though. ... (6 replies)
... So sorry to hear that your son is having problems, especially when so many other changes are happening in his life. Dealing with a new illness is difficult. ... (8 replies)
Keppra question
Jun 23, 2006
... My husband was on Keppra and he to got the kepprage. I wish he were never put on that medication. His neurologists took him off of it because of his rage. He would be so hard to control. ... (12 replies)

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