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  1. Lamictal and Birth Control
    ... was on "the pill" all the new drugs I was put on ie: Zonegran , Topamax, and now finally Lamictal all say that they...

  2. oooh. dear.. question.
    ... partial complex temporal lobe seizures, joy, and i'm on zonegran . well, I've been geting these "spells" as I call...
    ... seriously wondering about your weight since being on Zonegran . I was 140 and now am 104lbs!! This drug shouldn't ... ncreatitus. I was forced to change seizure meds and went on Zonegran . Found out quickly that all these new meds come along ... anxiety. All I know is that I was often run down on Zonegran and moody and never wanted to eat anything. I mean ... tired and run down all the time and also probably the Zonegran too. But he told me to start drinking those Carnation...
    ... always weight LOSS!! Also with Topa (I wasn't on Zonegran that long to say much other then my rapid weight loss...

  3. Keppra info
    ... Gabatril was another that was late 90's (1997) Zonegran is similar to Topa but different. I couldn't handle...

  4. Topamax Problems
    ... could pull 24 and 48's with driving. The med prior ( Zonegran plus one more med) didn't work PLUS I lost 25% of...

  5. eating
    ... Thankfully I have not dropped the weight like I did on Zonegran (25%) gained it back; but my energy level is zero...

  6. An unpleasant side effect...constipation
    ... taking so many AEDs it's hard to tell. I know that Zonegran can cause constipation, it's one of the four I'm taking...

  7. I'm Having A Bad Day With My Fits Today
    ... been on many add ons to Tegretol xr....he has been on ZOnegran , Topomax, Depokate, Pheno and Lamictal as add ons...

  8. zonegran.. anyone?
    ... im on zonegran too. ive had the weight loss issues that you're describing...
    ... I've been on Zonegran for about 2 years now. weight loss is a very common ... taking it suddenly. Another common side effect of Zonegran is kidney stones, If you take a larger dosage for ... AEDs. Now I'm taking Dilantin, Lamictal, Keppra and Zonegran . I take my meds at the same time every day because...
    ... day but not working so dropping off that and onto Zonegran . Started October 2006 up to 100mg twice a day now ... you say....... etc. etc. Careful with your doses, zonegran has about the worst missed dose affect in my opinion...

  9. When do you have your gran mal seizures, and when do you take meds?
    ... used to take my meds twice a day but now that im on zonegran its only at night. and then i take lexapro in the...

  10. Titration rule of thumb? How fast is too fast?
    ... with Lamictal. I was taking 300mg Dilantin, 400mg Zonegran , 2000mg Keppra and 400mg Lamictal. My epileptologist...

  11. switching medications
    ... worked very well for him. Then again, he is also on Zonegran and Lamictal. Just give it a try and if the side...

  12. Epilepsy and the College Student
    ... yr but i think i will this yr cause im on new meds ( zonegran and about to add keppra) that affect my memory. so...

  13. Finally!!!
    ... temporal lobe. So my doc gave me a 2 week sample of ZONEGRAN . I did research on it and I keep geting that this ... I'm on low-ogestral). Anyone know anything about ZONEGRAN , have any side effects? (I read weight loss is common...
    ... i take zonegran by itself also. its a pretty new med and my doc said...
    ... version they usually hand out. In my case, with Zonegran , Teg, Dilantin, and Keppra I had problems... The ... less drug in my system! IF you are starting on Zonegran , Watch your weight almost DAILY. Mine dropped so...
    ... weight loss. I've read some very odd treatments for zonegran , like weight loss (duh), but also depression and things...

  14. Lamictal side effects,Very interesting!!
    ... Dilantin. I'm taking Dilantin, Lamictal, Keppra and Zonegran . The scarey thing about going off Dilantin is that...

  15. Very Odd Seizure
    ... levels are low. Right now he is on Carbatrol and Zonegran . The combination of those 2 have been great. He...

  16. Docs Who Grrrr Me
    ... treatment : Lamictal, Keppra, Topamax, Depakote, and Zonegran , all of which i have taken. Keppra is my last option...

  17. will nothing stop them!!
    ... effects of Keppra like he did with Topomax,Lamictal or Zonegran . I do like Keppra...maybe he still needs more. I...

  18. What med. works best on simple partials 4 U?
    ... 750 twice daily. He has been on Lamictal,Topomax and Zonegran ....

  19. Eating problems
    ... problems with weight loss when he was on Topomax and Zonegran . He is eating me out house and home now that he is...

  20. Anyone have social problems/years of epilepsy
    ... all the meds I'm on, dilantin, lamictal, keppra and zonegran or just having so many seizures over the years. Does...

  21. does anything work?
    ... ve been on on Tegretol, Dilantin, Lamictal, Kepra, Zonegran , and even though I've just started Depakote, I've...

  22. Keppra question
    ... just said to "call when off Lamitcal and he'd start Zonegran " SO our GP said..."We need to increase the Tegretol...
    ... tegretol, depakote, and dilantin. Currently he is on zonegran , carbatrol and lamictal. His seizures are very well...

  23. I think its the Keppra...but not sure?
    ... is this something to be serious about. I also take Zonegran , but have taken it by itself for Epilepsy for about...
    ... also and had the horrible mood swings. I have taken Zonegran too and after about 2 years of it I began to have ... neuro said I had developed an allergic reaction to the Zonegran . With that high of a dose of Keppra it could be that ... , the Zonegran or a combination of both. I would tell your Dr. as...

  24. What to do..what to do.......
    ... don't know what else to do. Tripp has been going off Zonegran for 8 weeks still have a 25 mg in morning that he ... another...why does it take SO LONG to go from 100mg of Zonegran twice daily total of 200mg a day!!! Seems like we ... could go faster...but next week will be the end of the ZONEGRAN . I am hoping and praying that these seizures will...
    ... have more seizures when they dropped a meds...like Zonegran ? She (neuro) told me "when going off one meds it may...
    ... a 750. I had NO seizure increase when dropping Zonegran . It was the toxicity that was at issue. All of a ... was gone, or on 30PM. My problem at that time of Zonegran problem was high Dilantin levels (mid 20's). Teg ... were normal results. We didn't really care about Zonegran reading at that time being it had been dropped by...
    ... increase in seizures(well,not controlled at all) then the Zonegran topped at 200 twice daily....same as the Topomax....

  25. First seizures in 3 months-Fluorescent lighting?
    ... have that type but it does exist. I take 400 mg of Zonegran a day and 3000 MG of Keppra a day, both twice a day...

  26. How many more choices do I have?
    ... I am currently on Zonegran but I don't like it. I think I've been on 9 meds in ... gave me tremors but I was still the best at Jenga! Zonegran is my 5th medication in a little over 3 years but...
    ... I hope you are more than aware Zonegran and Topamax are closely related. I had the exact ... was switched to Topa which has been working for me. Zonegran I only was on 3 weeks I think, never reached target...
    ... About 2 1/2 weeks to transition on this one & off the Zonegran . This one is supposed to have very few side effects...
    ... sloth. I pray that this works well as I go off the Zonegran . Mrs. D...

  27. New meds may not be working
    ... Went to see Neuro and he changed prescription to Zonegran . Had been off all meds for a few weeks and had a...
    ... HOw much Zonegran are you on? Are you still going up to therapeutic ... have some harsher seizures when first starting with Zonegran and in the few days after going up. This settled down...
    ... I had weight loss (drastic) on Zonegran , and that caused my Dilantin levels to shoot throught ... days later; so we knew it was something else; but Zonegran was the newest thing to my system. When it was ... remedy the symptoms. I switched to a SIMILAR drug to Zonegran , Topamax about 3-4 months following. Topa has been...

  28. Treaments...
    ... begin with, so the reduction, along with help from Zonegran (weight loss) helped in reduction of medications due...

  29. Keppra...Experienced Taker Needed
    ... from Lamictal, to Depakote, and now I take 400 MG to Zonegran and 3000 MG of Keppra together. When i first started ... keppra (2000 in morning, 1000 at night) and 200 mg Zonegran in morning, 200 mg of Zonegran at night. Isnt that...
    ... Lamictal with Keppra. Her next drug to try is Zonegran . I was worried about possible side-effecs with it...

  30. HELP...what happened????
    ... 2 of a 250 mg pill(125mg). HE is going off the Zonegran ...now taking 50mg twice daily....along with his 400mg ... Keppra Afternoon: 400mg of Tegretol xr PM: 50mg Zonegran ....400mg Tegretol xr....500mg Keppra MAYBE he should...
    ... triggered a seizure by itself, but the longer half life of Zonegran may be what the body is dealing with right now. ... unsure what the problem may be for the seizure trigger zonegran related anyway. Thats about all I can think of...
    ... triggered a seizure by itself, but the longer half life of Zonegran may be what the body is dealing with right now" ... be glad when 4 more weeks are up and we are off the Zonegran !!! Keppra seems so good so far....taking it slow is...

  31. can to much seizure meds cause a seizure?
    ... great on Keppra so far...we are slowly taking away the Zonegran by 25 mg weekly...down to 75 mg am and 50 mg pm.. ... .this is what he is taking... 75 mg of Zonegran ,250 mg of Keppra and 400 mg of Tegretol XR in the ... of Tegretol xr in the afternoon (2 pm) 50mg of Zonegran ,250mg of Keppra and 400mg of Tegretol xr in the pm ... Should I call dr about it or wait until we are off Zonegran all together???? She (neuro) wants him just on two...
    ... I was on Kepp Zonegran Teg and Dilantin when I had problems. Thats the closest ... my ordeals. My problems were weight loss due to Zonegran (so watch weight). That caused my Dilantin levels ... there were problems in my system when ramping up on Zonegran . This was only my second or third week of Z (so ... weight and see if any weight was lost when he was on Zonegran . That could be a reason why he is having problems...
    ... just getting those SS due to the fact he is going OFF Zonegran ...he is at a low level of Keppra 250 mg morning and ... maybe 250 more at night as we are taking about the Zonegran ....
    ... yet to go in for blood work when the elimination of Zonegran was ordered over the phone. Not that I would suggest ... that for ANY medication. Slow is always better. Zonegran has a long half life if I recall. References say...

  32. Keppra and Photosensitive Epilepsy
    ... neuros in my state) and a week later, i was put on Zonegran which I was put on 400 MG a day. I took it all at ... obese patients just for weight lose (another use of Zonegran ) Well, anyways, i began looking anorexic (got down ... began gaining weight. i was then put on 250 mg of Zonegran which forced me to buy two seperated prescriptions ... of Zonegran , which if you all have ever bought it, its like 400...

  33. Needing help for my mother's seizures
    ... Others available are: Topomax, Trileptal, Dilantin, Zonegran , Zarontin, Felbatol, Gabitril, Primidone, Klonopin...

  34. Could this be epilepsy?
    ... are available if you can help it) and then i tried zonegran which helped WONDERS for this problem, but the thing ... i think its for people my age now, but now i take zonegran and keppra together, and havent had problems in a...

  35. Anyone know Lamictal?
    ... nothing seems to be working: Tegretol, Keppra, and Zonegran just aren't good for me. So...hoping this is the...

  36. dreaming of seizures
    ... reacted to them. I am allergic to Lamactil, dilantin and zonegran . Had very bad side effects from Keppra, Neurontin...

  37. Neuro visit shortly
    ... it introducing a new drug. A good example is when Zonegran failed. I had called him on the ramping up and we...

  38. Major side affects!!!
    ... add on. I'm taking dilantin, lamictal, keppra and zonegran . I get tired but I think it's from the keppra more...

  39. tegratol what's the limit
    ... so for years...no problems. He also takes 200mg of Zonegran . Seizures pretty much under control....still has...

  40. Bone problems and Dilantin
    ... of seizures I have. I'm taking keppra, lamictal and zonegran too. I don't think they do anything. I've broken a...

  41. generic for dilantin/nightmares
    ... and I'm taking Lamictal 536.00. Keppra 273.00 and Zonegran 256.00, thank goodness for insurance. Ask for brand...
    ... to TegXR, Tried removing TegXR, Then came Keppra, Zonegran , Topamax... You see the rollercoaster I was riding...

  42. Med Info Please!!
    ... from Lamictal, to Depakote, and now I take 400 MG to Zonegran and 3000 MG of Keppra together. When i first started ... keppra (2000 in morning, 1000 at night) and 200 mg Zonegran in morning, 200 mg of Zonegran at night. Isnt that...

  43. ?s about right medicine
    ... feet and hands tingled and did not eat) We added Zonegran 100mg twice daily along with the Tegretol XR and the...
    ... problems with Topa. That worked for me. (for the record Zonegran and Topa are VERY closely related) Topa has worked...
    ... was his Z causing him to get sick but he was not on Zonegran in April or Aug....so ruled that out. One thing...

  44. topamax discontinue? possible blindness
    ... My son is going off Topamax and onto Zonegran ....doctor is slowly removing the Topomax,he was taking...

  45. Any Zonegran users?
    ... My son started taking Zonegran about 4 weeks ago. Started at 50 mg each week until ... he is going on it at the same time as going on the Zonegran . Hope this helps...
    ... I have had 2 teens take Zonegran , my son for the second time, and each had a different...
    ... Hey T Bird, Zonegran worked pretty well for my son for 1.5 years, then ... neurolyme case and just transient. She was only on Zonegran and no other AED. They have a great uncle who...
    ... Hey T Bird, Zonegran worked pretty well for my son for 1.5 years, then ... neurolyme case and just transient. She was only on Zonegran and no other AED. They have a great uncle who...
    ... medicines in the past. Lamictal, Depakote, Keppra, and now Zonegran . The Lamictal I didnt tolerate at all. The Depakote ... currently taking 3000 MG of Keppra with 400 MG of Zonegran a day for my Seizure control. Ive been taking the ... Zonegran for about a year and a half. I began taking 400 Mg ... simply told me i had to make myself eat. (keppra and zonegran are appetite suppressents i sometimes would go 5 days ... like a zombie. I never had ANY side effects from the Zonegran which I can honestly say is a first out of my collection...
    ... thinking about VNS for me. At the moment, I am on Zonegran . Does anyone else sleep all the time with this med...
    ... Do you find any depression side-effects from zonegran ? I find slight. I am at 200mg per day. Good luck...
    ... I am currently on Zonegran but I don't like it. I think I've been on 9 meds ... gave me tremors but I was still the best at Jenga! Zonegran is my 5th medication in a little over 3 years but...

  46. Paula
    ... all is fine. Just changing his meds from Topamax to Zonegran . Tripp loves to go the the cabin with his dad...loves...

  47. What is going on here!HELP!
    ... many side-effects from it. SOOO she is started him on Zonegran taking it up 50 mg perweek and decressing the Topamax...

  48. Not getting the control
    ... next possible add if things do not get better with Zonegran . Nuerontin does seem to work well for some, but...
    ... next possible add if things do not get better with Zonegran . Nuerontin does seem to work well for some, but...

  49. dont know whats going on
    ... morning! I am very confused and have been taking zonegran for two years, but i just want to know why my seizures...

  50. Fear of Seizure When Out
    ... possibility of one. Compared to before (Kepp, Dilantin, Zonegran , Teg; when Dilantin shot through the roof due to body...

  51. Questions for everyone
    ... a month. I'm taking dilantin, keppra, lamictal and zonegran now. 3. If I wasn't taking the meds I would be in...

  52. Any Long Term Dilantin Users Out There?
    ... try Keppra but taking dilantin, keppra, lamictal and zonegran and I'm still not controled so I'm taking all of it...

  53. Lamictal & naseaua
    ... oh 2 1/2 years being taken off Dapakote and put on Zonegran (which made me feel so sick with nausea for a while...

  54. Taurine (Natural Alternative)
    ... Depakote and lost a considerable amount of weight from Zonegran , I decided enough was enough. My seizures reduced...

  55. Update...
    ... Atkins and South beach diet for seizures.... Hoping Zonegran works well for you. It does for some folks, but I...

  56. Topomax
    ... with each person. The related drug of Topamax, Zonegran was a lot worse in my case. Z caused 25% weight loss...

  57. Unusual Seizures at Nighttime
    ... of Lamictal to 600 mgs. a day and he started me on Zonegran too. He said he hated to have to have me on 2 meds...

  58. tegretol and personality change
    ... experience with Tegretol? I saw the previous post about Zonegran , when I was on that I couldn't sleep, that probably...

  59. Zonegran and irritability?
    ... I was put on Zonegran last week after just being diagnosed with E by the ... neuro 2 days ago and he told me to immediately get off Zonegran . He said it was really a bad med that wasnt very...
    ... I was put on zonegran the end of January. Three days after starting it I ... averaging 20 seizures a week. I did some research on zonegran on several websites including webmd.com and found ... information suggesting I should stop taking zonegran . I tried to talk to my doctor about it but she wouldn ... time and was struggling. I decided to quit taking zonegran by lowering my dosage gradually and have been much...
    ... this drug the more concerned I get. I was put on zonegran the end of January. Three days after starting it I ... averaging 20 seizures a week. I did some research on zonegran on several websites including webmd.com and found ... information suggesting I should stop taking zonegran . I tried to talk to my doctor about it but she wouldn...
    ... 12.5mg at a time. The only reason I was put on zonegran is because I maxed out on the Lamictal and my seizures ... medications that they use to treat the seizures I have and zonegran was the last one I tried and by far had the worst...

  60. New to this board and to Epilepsy - ?'s about memory loss
    ... visit go? I hope things settle down for you with the zonegran . My teens did pretty well on that medication....

  61. Loss of appetite on Lamictal
    ... weight after starting lamictal but I also started zonegran at the same time. If you feel you can't loose weight...

  62. invasive monitoring and epilepsy surgery
    ... test. I have been on Lamictal, Keppra, Trileptal, Zonegran , I know I've been on at least one other one but I...

  63. new meds
    ... much success today her nero doc changed her meds to zonegran . anybody taking it? how's it going anything you can...
    ... week!! I was on Z and Dilantin (with Kepp and TegXR) Zonegran did a number on me. I lost 25% body weight and Dilantin ... KNOWN for weight loss. First we thought it was the Zonegran being it was the new drug, so we halted ramping it...
    ... drug! They did a study and found that if people took zonegran and eat the same amout of food they still lost weight ... 5'6" male 47 years old. I used to weigh 168 before zonegran e 2 years ago...

  64. zonegran or lamictal???? Help
    ... are winging him off now. One neuro wants to go to Zonegran but I see it causes weight loss just like Lamictal...
    ... I'm taking lamictal, zonegran and dilantin now. When I first started the lamictal ... and zonegran I got a really bad headache. I was lowered a little...
    ... you been on one or the other thats in the title box. zonegran or lamictal please tell me ur thoughts on it. The...

  65. Vagal nerve stimulation
    ... mad and frustrated! i am on topamax, trileptal,and zonegran at the max amount that i can take of each. i have...
    ... if the patient reacts to one. I had problems with Zonegran (weight loss was RAPID) that started a domino effect...

  66. is there a connection between carbamazaphine use and hormone disorders
    ... tired. So, for the past 3 years I've been taking Zonegran . Since I have been off of Carb. I have lost a ton...

  67. I'm sorry but I need to vent..
    ... symptoms are like it in many areas. She is doing well on zonegran right now as far as seizure control. Her memory is...

  68. Tired of all this
    ... medications including: Lamictal, Keppra, trileptal, and Zonegran . The keppra completely shut my body down and I had...
    ... Three days after I started the most recent medication, zonegran , I had the worst seizure I've ever had. You can't...

  69. Complex Partial Seizures and Mesial Temporal Sclerosis
    ... daily. I've been on Lamictal, Keppra, Trileptal, and Zonegran . I am scheduled to go in for a Video EEG on the 17th...

  70. Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
    ... My daughter may have this, is being treated with Zonegran instead. Hers is not clear case for it so we do not...

  71. Topamax Dosage
    ... history therapy note: Topa has not dropped my weight as Zonegran did (was on it b4 Topa). I had problems with Z, Dilantin...

  72. Topamax Questions
    ... I did NOT have weight loss on Topa as I did on Zonegran (25% weightloss RAPID on Z; not good in my case) ...
    ... admire. He doesn't push, no bad mixes prolonged (the zonegran was the only problem drug mix, but that was short...
    ... symptoms everyone here has mentioned. I'm also taking Zonegran and Lamictal. My question for you is, what problems ... have you had with zonegran ? Since we're trying to figure out which drug should...
    ... symptoms everyone here has mentioned. I'm also taking Zonegran and Lamictal. My question for you is, what problems ... have you had with zonegran ? Since we're trying to figure out which drug should ... was bad (again, blame Dilantin, I was already OFF Zonegran ). When symptoms first started, we tried stopping ... doc. I'm just suprised to hear somebody on Topa and Zonegran at the same time being they are very very similar...

  73. Zonegran
    ... BOth of my kids have been on Zonegran and did fairly well on it. It has the least side effects...

  74. Could it be Side effects?? Whats going on? ( long )
    ... blood thinner), Altace(high blood pressure), Dilantin, Zonegran and Lamictal. I think that sometimes you end up with...

  75. new on topamax, side affects, will they go away?
    ... the head aches daily. Has anyone heard much about Zonegran ? How does it compare? any thoughts?...


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