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  1. link Harvesterbornagain
    medication for epilepsy?
    anyone know of a good drug for grand mal seizures. I take Depakot er and have joint pain and weight gain. I would love some help.
    Harvesterbornagain- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Epilepsy
  2. link Mixesconsidered
    Due to your daughter's age, with growth and changes being constant now, I hope her Topomax continues work well.
    Mixesconsidered- over a year ago
  3. link Mixesconsidered
    I never did reach grand mal seizures, but over > 30 years from childhood I have taken a lot of sedatives & recently anti-seizure Lamictal. I have dealt with and become more concerned with mixes & their various effects, & I have taken: - 40% more...
    Mixesconsidered- over a year ago
  4. link Percherons
    My 13 yr old daughter has epilepsy and was on depakote for a while. She also was experiencing weight gain so the doctor took her off depakote and she is now using Topomax. Topamax is working great for her-No seizures at all and no weight gain or othe - 47% more...
    Percherons- over a year ago
  5. link _jessie_
    6 yr old with side effect.
    my 6 yr old son has been on tegretol for 4.5 yr . and has just start gowing hair down in the privte has any one heard about this every happening please help me
    _jessie_- over a year ago - in Epilepsy
  6. link Epilepsybaby
    Infant with epilepsy
    Our 7 month old daughter started on trileptal today she has tried phenabarbitol and keppra.. neither helps her. She has grandmal seizures. Has anyone had a child this small on this medication. What were the side effects?
    Epilepsybaby- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Epilepsy
  7. link Gileswalton
    Our daughter had grand mal seizures from age 2 1/2 weeks. She was on a total of 5 meds before we tried "Ambrotose", which is an all natural product from a company called Mannatech. She's nine and she's never had a seizure since! Susan Walton
    Gileswalton- over a year ago