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... When I got diagnosed with simple partials, I switched from topamax to keppra. I have had much fewer side effects with the keppra than with topamax, so I would recommend that one. ... (7 replies)
... Teg and Topa have a slight interaction. Exactly how the levels are effected I am unsure of, but it IS printed in the Notes for Topamax for minor known interactions. Your Dr would do "Teg Free Levels" to obtain a more accurate reading of the Teg if you were on both at the same time. ... (7 replies)
... I have been splitting a 750 for my dose and it has not caused any symptoms of rapid ingestion, so IF keppra has a coating, breaking the tab in half has not caused any problems for me. ... (7 replies)

... I have been on Keppra for 2 years now,and as I have read on some of the older post people call it KeppRage.I can see why,I never realized it before,but my family has said that they did notice a difference in me since I have been on it,I have seen it too.Very short tempered.So,my doctor is now weaning me off of it,thank God.Never realized what was causing the difference in... (7 replies)
... Saw the doc today, and she's looking at adding one of those (can't afford the neuro, so she's doing the best she can, and researching, but so am I- which she knows I'll do anyway!!).... Current meds: Tegretol- 400 mg twice daily Neurontin 600 mg twice daily (also used for autonomic disorder, so not to be dumped) Klonopin 4 mg at bedtime (others- for other disorders:... (7 replies)
... I've decided to nix the Topa idea, and try Keppra at a very low and slow dose at first, since I react to drugs badly in general.... ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for all your input- much appreciated. I sent a letter to my doc telling her I'd found a source of generic Keppra, that I can squeeze (tightly) into the budget.....if I get nasty, at least now I'll have a reason !!! lol..... now I'm just an episodic ******. :blob_fire :dizzy: :) :mad: (7 replies)
... i've only been on the topamax and i didnt get very far with it b/c i started having more seizures. as for the side effects, the ones i noticed the most were the lack of appetite and the tingling in the hands and feet. i would not want to eat for days and have to force myself to eat anything, which is very unusual for me. those were the only things that i noticed. but again i... (7 replies)
... hey were unable to control them even in the hospital.He was on tegretol, neurontin and topamax. He was released on the 16th of July with Tregretol 1200 mg daily, Keppra 1000 mg daily, phenytek 400 mg daily and phenobarbital 259.2 mg daily... ... (5 replies)
Some Help Please
May 13, 2007
... topamax, and it does cause some weight gain but its not too bad. its all a matter of seizure control vs. side effects. i know topamax and and zonegran make you lose weight. i lost a lot of weight on zonegran, almost to the pt of having to be taken of cause i was too skinny. ... (6 replies)

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