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I have had 2 seizures. 1 was 23 years ago. The next was 17 years ago dr said meds not needed and red dye 40 not really a trigger. Recently had a grand mal oct 17 and a focal dec 19. Oct 17 Dilantin le… read more
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I am on 2,000 mg of Keppra dailey for control osf seizures resulting from astrocytoma resection 6 months ago. After being taken off Neurontin dosage of 300 mg 3 times a day for pain related to ankylos… read more
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I had a grand mal seizure 26 years ago, and a near-one some
I had a grand mal seizure 26 years ago, and a near-one some years later. I've been on Tegretol ever since, though for the past 15 years only 400MG per day, as a precaution. I feel fine, but I've been … read more
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My husband had a grand mal siezure which led to cardiac
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In dropping my dilantin dosage from 300mg/day down to around
In dropping my dilantin dosage from 300mg/day down to around 250mg/day which choice would be better--2-100mg Dilantin Kapseal and 2- 30mg dilantin kapseals/day---or 2-100mg/day Dilantin Kapseals and 1… read more
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I am a 38 year old woman who was in a car accident a couple
Hi I am a 38 year old woman who was in a car accident a couple months a go. I am currently in veterinary school and I had a grand mal seizure which lasted about 2 minutes I was told. I did have some m… read more
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My son age 17+ is taking 900mg Trileptal,200mg Lamictal,.5mg
Hi, My son age 17+ is taking 900mg Trileptal,200mg Lamictal,.5mg Klonopin in am ; .5 mg Klonopin mid-day; 900 mg Trileptal ,300 mg Lamictal, and 1.0 mg Klonopin pm. He's still having onset seizures ab… read more
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