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... Do you have any side effects? ... (21 replies)
... I was on tegretol from wen I was 15 till 18 months ago and i am now 29..... ... (4 replies)
Jun 18, 2004
... I have also noticed a side effect that seems like someone is flicking lights off and on. Anyone experience this one? ... (19 replies)

... ng lamictal, which helps me immensely. the thyroid medication helps a great deal, and I am taking MANY vitamins. It is so frustrating that these meds have these long term side effects. I have also heard that due to the impact that lamictal has on glutamate, it is difficult to build muscle, and muscle tone is lost over time. ... (2 replies)
... I was on Dilantin as a secondary medication for a good number of years. Lamictal never worked for my case; but that's just me. They even tried mixing Dilantin AND Lamictal in my therapy. My history med is Tegretol. Been on it from the start (1981) and still am. They JUST lowered it by 200mg when my levels reached near toxic at 15. By lowering it one tab it came out at... (21 replies)
... o female and was diagnosed with TLE when I was 13. I have been taking Tegretol for 21 yrs. ... (15 replies)
... Hi, I have been on Lamictal for 5 years, the side effects have become more of a life's challenge than the seizures themselves. ... (9 replies)
... My husband and I are also thinking about having a baby, which I brought up with my neuro at my last visit. I have been well controlled on Tegretol for over a decade, but it makes me very tired, and, when coupled with a newly diagnosed chronic condition, would make parenting very difficult. ... (16 replies)
... antin alone but everyone is different. I had 1 neuro that said he would never prescribe more than 2 AEDs for anyone. They can cause kidney or liver damage over a long period or other long term side effects. I onlty took Tegretol and Depokote for a short time many years ago and don't know the long term side effects. ... (4 replies)
... I started taking Lamictal a month ago from tomorrow, and I thought I wasn't having any side effects, but lately I've been noticing a few things happening that seem to have started right after I started the Lamictal. ... (9 replies)
... that are tried have side effects your daughter can't deal with, she could always try something else. ... (4 replies)
... It could be time to try and find a new medication... The sad thing is if it has worked this long it's a pain to try to look for a new drug if the early one worked all this time. ... (1 replies)
... :confused: I read an article by Dr. Gott recently where the reader stated that changing to Tegretol resolved such side effects as clumsiness and dizziness associated with a degenerating cerebellum from long-term use of Dilantin. I have a friend who has taken Dilantin for over 50 yrs. (yes, he was one of the first) who would like more information on this topic as he has become... (1 replies)
Keppra Switch
Sep 18, 2008
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Keppra Switch
Sep 4, 2008
... evels in any way I can. As part of that effort, I talked to my neuro about switching epilepsy meds. My neuro, it turns out, was interested in taking me off the Tegretol anyways, because of newer studies indicating its long term negative effects on bone health. ... (21 replies)
... drug as usual, though I am up for an appointment next week with my doc, but this has been my experience apart from the extremely disturbing memory loss or short term memory loss which is common in both tegretol and lamictal. ... (2 replies)
... about going off the Tegretol. The reason being that I'm starting to feel as if the side effects, both immediate and long term, are not worth it. Considering I have not had an aura for a long time, I thought I would at least give it a try and the Neurologist gave me the go ahead. ... (4 replies)
... I have been taking 1600mg Tegretol CR daily since my last seizure in 1991. According to my reading, 1600mg is a heavy dosage as the maximum normal seems to be 1200mg. ... (11 replies)
Too long to wait?
Aug 12, 2008
... July, I had a VEEG. While I was in the hospital, they added Lamictal to what I'm already on, which is Tegretol and Keppra. They said that once they know the Lamictal is working, they will start weaning me off of one or both of the other meds. ... (2 replies)
... the seizure. It might not stop the seizure like some pills, but it will prevent the injury when the seizure happens. I have been on every drug imaginable, only tegretol and klonopin now seems to help. ... (4 replies)

Associated Tags: dilantin, keppra, lamictal, mirapex, partial, secondarily generalized, tegretol

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