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    Patient/Caregiver Discussion for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome/ARS

    If you or your child suffer from Acute Repetitive Seizures or Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Triangle Insights Group invites you to participate in patient and caregiver discussions in December 2016. We are reaching out to patients who suffer from ARS or LGS to share their opinions and experiences. A...
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    can abilify combined with zoloft cause epilepsy?

    can this medications together cause epilepsy? i have a little dysfunction in my right temporal lobe.
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    Is your memory getting worse, was it worse before or after meds?

    I've been told I have brain atrophy that can cause memory loss & it has but Im also wondering if the meds I take Levitiracetam can be making it worse. Has anyone had worsening memory loss since starting meds or how bad was it before? I know mine's gotten worse cause today I was making change at...
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    done with drugs

    i have been on three different medications now, and on all of them i have had extreme side effects. havent taken any meds in over 6 months now and usually i would have at least a few seizures a week but havent had any in over a month, which is a record! just wondering if anyone else has also...
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    Clinical Trials. YES or NO?

    If I was asked to take part in a clinical trial, I’m not sure what I’d say… First there’s the fear factor. Would I be a guinea pig for something dangerous? Would they take away my meds? Would it hurt me? Would it change something in me? I asked those very questions to Patient Advocate David...
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    Pharmacists Rule!

    Your pharmacist is the least expensive and most accessible health resource you have. They fill prescriptions and provide expert information about medications —a very important role considering the prominent use of seizure medications to treat epilepsy. While it might seem easier to forge a...
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    [Research] Additional Steven’s-Johnson Syndrome Drug Triggers:

    Medications are most often the cause of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. Drugs commonly associated with Steven’s-Johnson Syndrome include: Anticonvulsants -- Phenobarbital, Dilantin, Lamotrigine, Tegretol, Phenytoin , Carbamazepine, and Valproic acid Antifungals, Antivirals and Anti-gout medications...
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    Next Steps

    I have tonic-clonic seizures since 16 which were mostly controlled by meds for several years. Switched meds in 2006 after some breakthrough seizures, from carbatrol to keppra to lamictal, which finally worked (though it brought with it increased insomnia and lovely migraines). Now I'm starting...
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    Emory University Needs You! You can Earn $$ if you qualify ...

    I am already enrolled in this program and quite a few folks are already enrolled as well; however, I have spoken with Colleen at Team WebEase with Emory University (in Georgia); and they are needing MORE people to participate: They are quick to let you know if you qualify or not, and PLUS -...
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