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Kepra anyone?
Mar 12, 2005
... Hi people :wave: this will be the sister thread to the successful "Trileptal Anyone?" Ive been writing a lot about my recent experience switching from dilantin to trileptal. Well, it has been pretty unsuccessful. Weening off the dilantin to the trileptal caused me to have a grand mal. This was "ok" according to my neuro, and was classified a "break through... (4 replies)
Kepra Question
Aug 27, 2007
... Thank You For Your Advice. I Have Cut Down The Amount Of Kepra And I Seem To Be Doing Better. ... (3 replies)
Keppra Switch
Oct 2, 2008
... Hi My b/f is currently on Kepra and Tegratol at first he was having light dizzy spells headache loss of appetite as the Kepra has increased only been on it about 7 weeks we found that he started having really bad mood swings feeling angry all the time and the headache has got worse then 2 weeks ago once the Kepra dose was at 750mg am and pm he began to get very depressed we... (21 replies)

... I suppose I am lucky, because it seems that Kepra has been my saving grace. I was on 1000 miligrams of Dilantin and about 1000 miligrams of Mysoline a day for over 20 years.. ... (4 replies)
... the specialist tried me on kepra as monotherpay due to un sucsessful treatments.... ... (3 replies)
Memory loss??
Sep 28, 2008
... I was just wondering if anyone experienced memory loss when they were on kepra and if so did it come back? ... (3 replies)
Bad week!
Sep 1, 2008
... Dolly I think the change might actually be beneficial for your boyfriend. I used to have more seizures on tegretol and lots of side effects. Now Im on Keppra 1500mg/ twice a day the max dose and when I was switched years ago I had no side effects, but felt better. Even though Im seizure free post-surgery last year, Im still on Keppra and trileptal max dose, I havent had no... (3 replies)
Bad week!
Aug 30, 2008
... pm. He is already really grumpy and I am wondering will this increase as the Kepra dose increases and what other side effects should i be looking for? ... (3 replies)
... or rec. heparin shots 2X day, as the clotting my have been responsible for former miscarriages. My hr OB agreed so I have been taking those as well. I do monthly kepra levels to ensure that my dosage doesn't need to be changed bc of weight gain. I...yiyi...Seems like a lot on paper...but it's all for the baby. ... (23 replies)
Keppra Switch
May 27, 2009
... so am on both those meds. Plus Lamictal. The doctor says with the topamax its cause I am toxic. I am a female who is 5'5" 175lbs takeing 200mg topamax and 1500mg kepra twice a day both those. The lamictal to. The Doctor saw what the topamax was doing to my body and is takeing me off of it probably the best for you. ... (21 replies)
... I've been taking Kepra 300mg morning and 300mg night as well as 150mg lamictal morning and night when i was put on the Kepra i was aware of side affects that will or will not come with it, and it has made me more tired then before hand and when i first went on the medi i struggled to hear properly and switched off my hearing i was exhausted with headaches and touchy. I still... (11 replies)
... theaded, but I have timed it so that I take it shortly before bedtime. I have found that in many cases, medication and dosage is an individual thing. Hope that kepra works out better for you. ... (4 replies)
... I am on Kepra now since October and am weening off the other meds. I only have pettite mal seizures and only around that time of the month. ... (3 replies)
... When the prescription was written the neurologist did not even discuss the importance of not ever missing taking the pill, in fact little was said by the docor. the only way we found out what would happen if a dose was missed was reading the instructions that came with the Kepra., after the fact. I think that the doctor was very negligent and should get into some sort... (9 replies)
... ots of movement. Have had 3 ultrasounds. It's a boy. Husband is very excited. I did end up giving myself heparin shots 2X a day because of autoimmune issues, but Kepra has done well. ... (23 replies)
... Well writting once more to ask how the dr appiontments have gone, both the OB and neuro. How's the pregnancy so far? Did you start that folic acid and prenatals? I'm praying for your baby and do hope I hear from you this month. Ill be giving birth next month and Im very excited since baby girl #2 has been doing great as well. Take care and hope to hear from you soon. (23 replies)
... Thanks again. Yes, gotta get folic acid today, and going to see Neuro today. They started me on Kepra only after one seizures because my eeg/ekg? activity was very active, is the best I understood. Anyway, I am wondering what OB they will send me to, as I feel like that's a very important piece as well. I guess I will find out today. I believe God trumps all windows but know... (23 replies)
... Wow! Can't tell you how very happy I am that you started this blog back the first time. Long story short. I was just diagnosed with seizures in Feb. 2012. I had had several miscarriages before that, even though I had 2 full-term deliveries in 1994 and 1999. So the miscarriages were quite a mystery. Interesting enough, I just took a prenancy test on Sat. and am pregnant now and... (23 replies)
... Wow! Can't tell you how very happy I am that you started this blog back the first time. Long story short. I was just diagnosed with seizures in Feb. 2012. I had had several miscarriages before that, even though I had 2 full-term deliveries in 1994 and 1999. So the miscarriages were quite a mystery. Interesting enough, I just took a prenancy test on Sat. and am pregnant now and... (23 replies)
... really thankful to God for it, I thought after three long years of chemo and hospital, she would be the same way she was before....After the PRES she was put on Kepra but the side effects were horrible , she could barely stand up , she would get dizzy all the time..and she was also put on med. ... (23 replies)




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