1. R

    Pregnancy Help

    I have seizure disorder, CPS, Epilepsy whatever term is suitable. I had my first at 17 and had an MRI and the results were inconclusive and the same again at 18. Then I began having severe migraines around 21 when I met my husband. For five years I went from doctor to doctor, in addition to...
  2. V

    epilim and major lack of sleep

    hello all a few weeks ago my neuro took me off carbamazipine so i was un medicated for about two weeks. the first week i was off meds was fine but the second week was bad i have not sleep for more than 2 hours each night for the last 5 nights. yesterday i started epilim and wantedto no what...
  3. P

    need advice on depakote

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- hello all...i am new to board but need some advice from those in the know. my six year old has been on zarontin for absence seizures since she was three. My sis had epilepsy when we we young so I knew what to see...
  4. residualvisuals


    Guess I should do a quick intro. I'm 22 years old, was diagnosed with epilepsy at 13 shortly after my first seizure and EEG. Was prescribed Tegretol, that made things worse, and went to a new neuro. He gave me a second opinion on the EEG and told me that I actually had juvenile myoclonic...
  5. R

    Something old needs something new

    When beginning work with my current neurologist (#7) I was able to make it clear that I needed to get off Dilantin, Lamictal and Keppra. They were making me much poorer and sicker with their side effects. So now I am on Depakote only. On my latest conversation with said neurologist I learned...
  6. speber

    Suicide Risk From 11 Epilepsy Drugs

    I received this in an email and thought I should share with you all since I've seen threads recently touching on the subject of Trileptal and its effects on you: ...and I thought it was just me feeling 'off'........whew!
  7. Birdbomb

    Epilepsy Drug Linked to Low IQ Epilepsy Drug Linked to Low IQ Children Whose Moms Took Valproate During Pregnancy More Likely to Have Lower IQs By Charlene Laino WebMD Medical News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD May 3, 2007 (Boston) -- Women of childbearing...
  8. Bernard

    UK class action lawsuit over Sodium Valproate birth defects

    Sodium valproate is the chemical name for Epilim/Depakote: Action over epilepsy drug 'could rival thalidomide'
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