Re: Can I get some answers please?
The meds I take are, vimpat 150mg 2x a day, serquel 250mg at night only, onxy 150mg at night only, lamictal 150 2x a day, and ritalin 5mg once a day. My side effects include not being able to focus, which the ritalin is supposed to help with. Except it's not helping as much, and this one is embarrassing, but I have no sex drive. Well actually I've never had any problems with my sex drive until I couldn't start taking the name brand because of the cost so I had to start taking the generic brand. Ever since I started taking the generic brand that's when I started noticing this side effect. I went into a epilepsty chat forum, and asked if anyone had this problem because of their meds. Many of them said that they did, so I talked to my doc. about this so he talked to my insurance, and so I was able to start taking the name brand again. This has occured about 1 yr. and a half ago, but ever since then nothing has changed. I told my doc that I want him to take me off this particular med. and replace it with a diff. med after all I've been taking this one med. for many yrs. now, and I feel like my body is immune to it. I've had Epilepsy for 37yrs now so I know the ins, and outs of them because I've had to have many meds replaced because of it. So he said we're going to do this, we haven't yet you see I have to go into the hospital for testing which I have to be admitted for a couple of days for. So he wants to start this process while I'm there.