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  1. skyfire322

    Lamictal has recently reared its ugly head

    Hey all! It's been quite awhile since I've posted (been seizure free for quite some time!) I should note, since I was diagnosed with E over 15 years ago, I have never had side effects with Lamictal at all. Backstory: I moved to a new city last year, and had to wait six months for my...
  2. edepew151

    Surgery Fears...

    Hey everyone So, I've found a neurologist who believes I could be an excellent candidate for surgery. We are starting the eligibility testing this week, just to confirm. I had asked another doctor about it years ago, but was told it wouldn't work for me, even though they couldn't give me a...
  3. skyfire322

    Lowered seizure threshold w/ antibiotics

    I had to go to the walk in clinic for something, lets just say a little embarrassing, and the doctor had prescribed me an antibiotic for said diagnosis (Zithromax). He's aware of my seizures, but made it abundantly clear that this antibiotic does decrease seizure threshold a bit. I'm sure...
  4. skyfire322

    Side effect or not?

    I started taking Depakote a few weeks ago and started having side effects (nausea, vomiting, spiting up blood, side pain). Those have gone away but it states that another one of the side effects is lower back pain. I've had issues with my lower back before taking this, and haven't noticed a...
  5. C

    medication (lamictal xr) question

    Hey all, I'm about to be starting my sixth week on lamictal xr (200 mg), and just saw that it may have an effect on birth control. I'm also on dilantin, and I know that one of the side effects is that it makes both control less effective, and that is one of the reasons I want to get off of it...
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