zonegran

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    Going off Zonegran

    Stopped Zonegran 6 days ago, was only on 50 mg, but experiencing a constant daily headache and just feeling like I have the flu (aches and pains all over), weakness. Has anyone experienced any withdrawal effects going off of Zonegran. I have been on Zonegran for over a year. The reason I am...
  2. Garbo

    Zonegran and insomnia

    Hello all! I haven't posted for a while due to being very busy, as well as dealing with lots of medication changes. We discovered that I respond exceedingly well to Zonegran; however, it gives me such bad insomnia that the first time I tried it I didn't sleep for four days. If anyone has...
  3. skyfire322

    Zonegran dental side effects?

    My neurologist upped my dosage from 500 mg to 600 mg per day last week. I hadn't had any side effects except for drowsiness, but since I started this new dosage, my gums are super sensitive. I noticed last night whilst brushing my teeth, my gums started bleeding. I use a soft bristled...
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    Neurofeedback? and... permanent damage from meds?

    Hi everyone! I joined the forum a while back, when I was staying at my parents' house in Arkansas, but should reintroduce myself since I have been basically inactive on here since moving to Portland, OR earlier this year, and being caught up with settling myself in a new place. My story is...
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    Urgent Help!!! Zonegran

    Hey! My neurologist has suggested to put me on Zonegran - i have a feeling this is to shut me up about the weight i've gained from being on Rivotril. I'm going overseas in November, and it's pretty urgent i get all of this sorted. From what i've read on all the epilepsy sites, Zonegran...
  6. Crystal11

    Zonegran probably a no-go...

    Hello everyone. I started Zonegran for better control of my complex partial seizures as well as preventative for migraines that are happening up to 4 a month which is horrible. I take Keppra XR 2000mg, Lamictal XR 400mg, Zonegran 200mg for Epilepsy/migraines. I use Butalbital for migraine PrN/as...
  7. Crystal11

    Awesome news!!!

    Hello! Its been a while since writing last. I had my neurology appointment today and was surprised at what i found out. We talked about my seizures and frequency and migraines that have been increasing. I now have an Epileptologist instead of neuros and she visited with me but I didn't know she...
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    zonegran-generic versus namebrand

    i am currently taking the generic of this drug zonegran. but i still have breakthrough seizures at 200mg. i am wondering if i switch to the namebrand if the outcome will be the same, i had this problem on generic topamax along with headaches. does anyone else have problems taking the generic...
  9. kayaker4157

    Stomach issues with Meds

    Hi Everyone, Just curious if anyone else has had or heard about stomach/intestinal issues with combinations of their meds. Between Feb to early-April, lamictal was slowly added to the zonegran I take. But since mid-June I have baffled ER docs, primary care drs, GI specialists, and surgeons I...
  10. brain

    Lamictal Rash / Allergies (Update)

    Well, so much for Lamictal that was doing so great ... errr - maybe not so great; my own Neurologist cringed when he saw that I had the 'ole' Lamictal rash --- all over me! I've been scratching like the heck! Wahhhh! So it's back to Zonegran I go where I was originally ... and in 2 weeks, I...
  11. brain

    Titration up and Titration down - UPDATE

    My Neurologist is going to take a shot at it: Titration slowly reduced on Zonegran Titration slowly increased on Lamictal While the Clonazepam and Folic Acid remains unchanged... He's going to see how it works from there. Hmmm .... this ought to be interesting! *laughing*
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    Newly diagnosed and worried...

    Hi all... I've been reading many of your posts for the past few days and finally got the courage to join you. My name is Cindy. I'm 48, married and just recently had my brain MRI as part of my neuro testing for partial seizures. I've had Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia for over 12...
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    Got Kidney Stones (while taking Zonegran)

    Woke up this mornig with the wost feeling in my left side and would'nt you know it, this is the same day my wife starts back to school. She had to go and we had to figure out how I was going to the Dr. if I had to go , thankfully my mother wasn't busy. When it rains it pours, the pain never...
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    Topamax + Zonegran

    Hi all. I am new to the board but old to epilepsy! I have been off of drugs for several years now and it is time to go back to the doctor. I have an appointment on Monday and I imagine that she will put me on the same as before which was topamax and zonegran. I was curious as to if anyone...
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