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... I'm not aware that Depakota is the same as Epilim but I've not done any research just accepting what meds I've been given. I was told initially that Epilim could cause weight gain. ... (9 replies)
... same as epilim right? ... (9 replies)
... My 8 year old is not responding to the Max dose of Tegretol for her age and weight. She has Complex Partial Epilepsy and this morning had a Grand Mal at breakfast. We called her Doc, who has sugested that we introduce Epilim again as an Add-on. Has anybody had experience of these two drugs to-gether, I would love your input on how you coped with it and what dose was... (0 replies)

... I'm taking 1 x 400 mg Tegretol Retard morning and night plus 4 x 500mg of Epilim each evening. Is anybody else on these drugs or have experience of them? ... (9 replies)
... hi Travis, The epilim I dont think is right for my son. Since he's been on it his school work is suffering he was a star pupil top of the class. ... (8 replies)
... Hi. I started with Epilepsy when I was 17. I was also put on Epilim as my first drug. I had the similar problems as your daughter. I was having Grand Mal seizures but my EEG's were clear and have been ever since. ... (11 replies)
... and also cognitive difficulty which is common with most aed's. I will never touch Epilim again in my life and laughed in my neurologist's face last year when he talked about trying it out again. ... (8 replies)
... Hi there Nic and All ! :wave: I am normally on Spinal Cord Disorders page but as I have had a problem with Epilim ( and previous to that , Tegretol) I was very interested to read of all the answers . Due to terrible Nerve Sensations and pain in my ribs , legs, back etc, after my third Spinal Cord operation, the N/Surgeon put me on Tegretol to stop/block messages... (15 replies)
... In earlier (pre-medication) seizures I did briefly lose consciousness Ė these were around 10 years ago. However since Iíve been taking Epilim, & more lately Topiramate, Iíve never lost consciousness during an attack. I was changed over from Epilim in my request to prevent further weight gain Ė (I am hopelessly overweight). Whilst Topiramate isnít exactly helping me lose... (0 replies)
... Piling on the pounds now that the Docs have changed my prescription to Epilim Chronospere MR 1000mg. For the whole of my adult life I have been a steady 10.5 stones. ... (0 replies)
... Depending on the patient, Epilim can make some people groggy and being able to concentrate can be a problem due to "a cloud in the mind" is the best way to describe it. ... (8 replies)
... I may be able to shed some light on what your talking about. I'm not to sure about other meds but I have been on Epilim all my life and it has been proven that it can increase the risk of developing what is called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrom or PCOS as it is commonly known. ... (6 replies)
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Jun 27, 2006
... a person may shed the weight they gained by the medication depending where the drug put the weight. Depakote often causes weight GAIN as it did to me. ... (10 replies)
... As for the weight gain.......I have been told that now I am on Lamictal and my Epilim has been decreased I should loose weight!!!!! Bonus fix my brain and body at ... (15 replies)
Jan 15, 2008
... Weight gain can also occur. Drowsiness and tremor are infrequent side effects. Hair loss occurs in some people, but usually minor and reversible. ... (2 replies)
... -------------------------------------------------------------------------- hi-- my name is Heather, and I'm only 19. Since I was your sons age, I had the same problem and it took years and years for my doctors to listen to my parents and put me on ANY medicine or try anything. They told my parents i would grow out of it, So i would be thankful that in the last 20 years... (5 replies)
... My brother is on 3000mg tegratol and 2000mg epilim (I'm sure i spelled those wrong, but you know what I mean) and he has recently been diagnosed with Leukopenia (low white blood cells). I was wondering if this could have been caused by the medication or if it is something different all together. He has also been very nauseus all of the time and often vomits he feels worse... (3 replies)

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