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  1. Topamax dosage
    ... other medications. I have asked several times about zonegran and others. I am truly hopeful one a day of topamax...
    ... trying something else; once I went off of it and tried Zonegran but it was a disaster....

  2. zonegran or financial aid support websites, HELP
    ... scared of what they can do as well. I looked in to the zonegran and liked what it said but then heard two other stories...

  3. getting off tegretol and going on to nothing, advice?
    ... into several medications and seem to lean toward the Zonegran for the less side affects such as weight gain, memory...
    ... EEGs to see what is going on? Some do very well on Zonegran , others think it is as mind numbing as Tegretol. Trileptal ... effects for many folks. My kids have done well with Zonegran on low doses. Hope you find one that works best...
    ... required. I had read a couple people's remarks on zonegran on other websites that weren't good at all so now...

  4. Lots of new names around, Roll Call anyone??
    ... I'm taking 300mg dilantin 500mg lamictal and 400mg zonegran now. I've taken tegretol, mysolin, neurontin, depecote...
    ... for some unknown reason. Currently I'm on 100mg of Zonegran twice a day and 500mg of Kepra once a day. It's a...

  5. zonegran and dry eyes?
    ... hmmm I was on zonegran for 3 weeks and didn't have dry eyes-- but it made...

  6. What's Wrong With My Son?
    ... family) is better for kids as far as learning issues, Zonegran is new, some kids do better on this and it can be...

  7. meds in the AM or the PM?
    ... I started taking zonegran and my doctor never really told me if I should take...

  8. Newbie - VNS?
    ... new neurologist, who took me off teg and put me on zonegran . This works pretty OK--I still have some breakthroughs...

  9. going off meds
    ... my daughter was diagnosed a month ago and put on Zonegran . Her neuro says she must be treated due to her abnormal...

  10. Lack of Strength
    ... want to go to sleep. I blame it on the Keppra and Zonegran . I was so active prior to switching medications. ... Tegretol I switched to Topamax and now am on Keppra and Zonegran . I am sure the fact that I am taking two makes me ... are experiencing similar side affects with Keppra/ Zonegran or their medication? Thanks[/FONT]....

  11. Do your meds affect your vision
    ... seeing near and far. I am on Keppra and increased my Zonegran a month ago and this past month my vision has not ... allowing my system to get used to the increase in the Zonegran I still feel like my vision is a little blurry. Then ... Does anyone else have vision problems on Keppra or Zonegran ? :)...
    ... children have tried Keppra, but both have been on Zonegran . They both wear glasses for nearsightedness. We do...
    ... seeing near and far. I am on Keppra and increased my Zonegran a month ago and this past month my vision has not ... allowing my system to get used to the increase in the Zonegran I still feel like my vision is a little blurry. Then ... Does anyone else have vision problems on Keppra or Zonegran ? :)...
    ... weeks now its blurry again. I've been increasing zonegran for sometime now and this never happened, but I suppose ... that I have reached the threshold on zonegran and keppra. I never experienced this on tegratol...
    ... seeing near and far. I am on Keppra and increased my Zonegran a month ago and this past month my vision has not ... allowing my system to get used to the increase in the Zonegran I still feel like my vision is a little blurry. Then ... Does anyone else have vision problems on Keppra or Zonegran ? :) I was put on keppra and had bad side effects...

  12. What have seizures prevented you from doing?
    ... depakote and am now on the ever sedating Keppra and Zonegran . (they are not working unfortunately, thankfully through...

  13. So any opinions on Topamax??
    ... Z4. :) Sam44 - I'm sorry, I've never been on Zonegran so I know pretty much zilch about it, but I'm sure ... medications so why don't you start a new thread about Zonegran ? Best wishes and sunshine (haha) from Scotland...

  14. The specialist says...I'm so confused...
    ... epilepsy meds for migraine now with great success. ( Zonegran for mixed migraine and stress realted headaches, Topamax...
    ... epilepsy meds for migraine now with great success. ( Zonegran for mixed migraine and stress realted headaches, Topamax...
    ... Kayakmom] She Is On Depakote Er, Zonegran , Zyprexa,lexapro, As Of Now She Just Came Off Of Topamax...

  15. On Keppra, still having some problems........
    ... ve been on Keppra for about a month now. I was on zonegran and it screwed me up big time. I would be going somewhere ... was probably because I was slowly coming off the zonegran . Now I'm completely off of the zonegran and on Keppra ... like I'm doing better on the Keppra than I was on the zonegran . While on the zonegran I had forgetful spells, very...

  16. Lamictal: Any experience with this drug?
    ... last 1.5 years I have been on 500Mg Dilantin and 300 Zonegran . I had a breakthru on the 6th not to mention the...

  17. Another med change.
    ... would give it a shot. I'm slowly going to come off the Zonegran and then eventually just be on the Keppra. I've got...

  18. had seizure Friday
    ... I'm taking Zonegran and have been on it since Nov. 2003. Switched from ... Diltiatin to zonegran but it seems like the zonegran isn't working either. I used to get warning signs...
    ... Changed med. from Zonegran to Keppra. Starting off on 1000 mg a day plus the ... zonegran but slowly coming off the zonegran . Probably will end up on 1500 to 2000 mg of Keppra...

  19. 2 Questions..
    ... Sort of. I am on 500mg Dilantin (300PM) and 300 Zonegran 300PM. 2. Am I the only person out here that seems...

  20. EEG with new med. (zonegran)
    ... have not been going so well! Do you feel like the Zonegran has helped with seizure control? Be sure to have a...
    ... better but I'm willing to try something else. This zonegran really messed me up to begin with but then I started...

  21. response to Lindy
    ... dose any higher and she's drunk can't even stand. Zonegran again bad behaviors. Topamax tides us over. Alicia...

  22. Questions about Keppra
    ... I've tried adding other drugs such as Lamictal and Zonegran to increase seizure control, but neither of these...
    ... was when I first started on Keppra. When I was on Zonegran however, I was exhausted and couldn't make it through ... never taken an AED that hasn't made me tired, but the Zonegran was too much for me to handle. I'd stick with the...

  23. strange feeling.........
    ... Meds.... Zonegran 100mg caps 3 times a day Effexor XR 75mg ... Dilantin from the age of 18. Changed from Dilantin to Zonegran because the dilantin was not working nomore. The zonegran...
    ... I had been put on Zonegran some time ago, along w/ my dilantin. They were taking ... continued to "mildly" hallucinate for about a week. That zonegran had my brain fried. I had no memory @ all. It was...
    ... reply. My neurologist told me to take all 3 of my zonegran before I went to bed could this be why? I was able...
    ... be. Thanks for any help on this. JB31 I take zonegran 2oomg a day at dinner but not for Epilepsy. My Rhmy...

  24. Epilepsy and depression? Please respond.
    ... would be moving diagnolly the same time. That one was zonegran . I also would hear voices of ridiculing, but a lot...

  25. anyone taking Zonegran?
    ... Zonisamide is a sulfonamide. The safety and efficacy of ZONEGRAN in pediatric patients have not been established. Patients ... they operate complex machinery until they know how ZONEGRAN may affect their performance. Serious skin and hematologic ... the most common adverse events that occurred with ZONEGRAN were somnolence, dizziness, anorexia, headache, nausea...
    ... Im looking at choicing either zonegran or lamictal. Just wondering if anyone could tell me ... which they think is better than the other. Some said zonegran is great for weightloss. I am on topamax 400mg a day...
    ... that time to it. As soon as I was off it and went on Zonegran , I felt like myself again. I didn't have any side ... effects with Zonegran , and I highly recommend it. I've been stablized ever...
    ... I take 400mgs of Zonegran , 200 of Topamax, and 600 of Trileptal. i first started ... off with the zonegran and it did cause a good size weight loss, sleepiness...

  26. Zonegram?
    ... MandiX ~ How long were you on Zonegran ? I know I read your post about it before, but can...
    ... [QUOTE=Sam'smom]MandiX ~ How long were you on Zonegran ? I know I read your post about it before, but can ... throat is better. I hated when we had to do 50 mgs of Zonegran because we had to play pharmacist and divide the dose...
    ... her pill (the single Lamictal) she also grabbed the Zonegran bottle. I reminded her that those are only taken...

  27. Tegratol side effects
    ... every other seizure pill. In high school, I was on zonegran , mysoline, and tegretol. The zonegran was giving ... seeing double and hearing voices." After I got off the zonegran , the double-vision stopped, but today, because of...

  28. changing medication, going from dilantin to zonegran
    ... just tried to put me on 100mg of zonsamide(same as zonegran ) on top of the 400mg of carbatrol i'm on a day......
    ... My son took Zonegran for 1 1/2 years and did ok. He had tried Dilantin ... seizures in this process also. Hang in there. Hope the Zonegran is good for you and controls your seizures....
    ... Keppra at some point, but I would rather go back to Zonegran since he felt best on that.... HOpe it stops those...
    ... I've been on the zonegran for one week now and no problems as of yet. Actually ... starting today I go from 4 Dilantin to 3 and from 1 zonegran to 2 so things might change but I hope not. Hope...
    ... things go well for both Sam and the others trying Zonegran . Glad to hear that it is ok so far!...

  29. Medication Reaction Question - please help
    ... I have previously tried Tegratol, Topamax and Zonegran . I am now taking Keppra. I took myself off Tegratol ... and he said to stop the Topamax and he prescribed me Zonegran to start immediately. At about the same stage in taking ... the Zonegran , the same thing happened. I stopped the med and refused...

  30. roll call time
    ... Depakote ER -- have been on Lamictal (allergy) and Zonegran (couldn't stay awake) Couldn't be happier with...

  31. Felbatol as a last resort
    ... his drop seizures with the use of lamictal, keppra, zonegran and now depakote along with dilantin. We are extremely...
    ... his drop seizures with the use of lamictal, keppra, zonegran and now depakote along with dilantin. We are extremely...
    ... his drop seizures with the use of lamictal, keppra, zonegran and now depakote along with dilantin. We are extremely...

  32. uncontrollable seizures
    ... I was on Lamictal, but ever since I started taking Zonegran this past spring (I'm currently on Keppra) I have...

  33. Concerned...myoclonic epilepsy or not?
    ... about the seizures, but my nuerologist perscribed Zonegran for me because he wasn't sure whether I had complex ... partial seziures or myoclonic epilepsy, and he said that Zonegran takes care of both of them, so you might want to check...

  34. Hair is goin'!
    ... Have any of you ever heard of Zonegran (zonisamide)? It's probably one of the more "cleaner ... out there today. Good luck! I dunno, with Zonegran , I've been on a low dose for about a year, and I'm...

  35. Zonegran for seizure
    ... I have just been prescribed Zonegran for my seizures. Can anyone out tell me what has ... You've had chest pains too? What kind? I've been on Zonegran too, for awhile, and I've had this dull pain near...
    ... I have been on zonegran for at least a year now. I do not have the sore thoat...
    ... Zonegran one good side is that you take it once a day. It also...
    ... diagnosed with a seizure disorder and has been placed on Zonegran ....
    ... I was on Zonegran for only a month and it made me so lethargic and confused...
    ... t know if my side affects are solely attributed to zonegran but I am also on keppra and the combined effect is ... follows: obviously, drowsiness, now that I increased zonegran decreased appetite(I have lost 5lbs), my vision is ... completely, so I am opting for surgery. If you go on zonegran I hope all works well for you. God Bless....
    ... Ok, here's my adventure with zonegran . I was on it for just a couple of months and I had ... appetite, confused feelings. I was on dilitain before zonegran and the reason they put me on the zonegran was that...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Cymbalta for headaches
    ... six full-blown migraines a month. I have been on Zonegran as a preventive for a year with not much improvement...

  2. Zonegran
    ... I am on Zonegran 50 Mg's for migraines. I used to take Topamax and ... Topamax was making my hair fall out! I was switched to Zonegran and it is working great. No problems so far. And ... I AM allergic to Sulpha I can still tollerate the Zonegran . I think it is a great change from that horrible...

  3. Zonegran
    ... I have not had any vision changes thus far on Zonegran . However, I am only on 50 MG's for daily for my migraines...
    ... effects, I just don't know if they are due to the zonegran or not! weight loss (too much) insomnia night...

  4. Has anyone taken Zonegran
    ... I took Zonegran for about 2 years. I had no real side effects besides...
    ... wondering if anyone has had body aches associated with the Zonegran ???...

  5. Please Help
    ... aed meds that work to help prevent migraines, like zonegran and neurotin have any of you been on those meds if...

  6. Results of Spinal Tap! Intracranial Hypertension!
    ... start Diamox but I have a sulfa allergy, he than said Zonegran , but the pharmacists called and told me no cause of...

  7. Migraine & Laying Down
    ... past but eventually stopped working. I also took Zonegran for awhile too. It worked a little but not enough...

  8. Anyone have body and joint aches from Topamax?
    ... Best of luck to ya. Alicia Thanks for bringing Zonegran to my attention. I just did my own research. I...

  9. Zonegren?
    ... I think it's called Zonegran ? My wife was taking Topamax for a while and it turned...

  10. Zonegran
    ... My daughter has been on Zonegran for about 3 years to help prevent migraines. She ... loss, which she didn't mind. I can't say that the Zonegran works for her as she still occassionally gets migraines...

  11. What migraine preventative do you use?
    ... I just started taking Zonegran last night. Boy did I have a bad night. I didn't sleep ... to try out. They seem to work fine. I am hoping the Zonegran does the trick. Nothing else ever has. I have my fingers...

  12. Migraines in March
    ... of meds since. She is currently taking Calan and Zonegran to prevent the migraines. The problem is that she...

  13. Topamax Question
    ... seems. Yesterday my doctor gave me a prescription for Zonegran ... I will try it but I have my doubts. I take Zomig...
    ... Anyways! Keep us posted of how you feel with that zonegran ! Thanks again for posting!!...

  14. Anyone know best migraine prevenative?
    ... lamictal (which keeps weight the same he said) and zonegran (which he said is alot like topamax) so i just thought...

  15. Will these Migraines/headaches ever end ??
    ... or there is lamictal or zonegran , or there is even botox which is supposed to be helpful...

  16. what daily dosage of topamax did it take to help your headaches?
    ... months then BAM didn't work at all :( They put me on Zonegran after that and it wasn't worth crap. The "being...
    ... high dose the side effects were too much. I was on zonegran for a while and it did help, but the brain fog started...

  17. Anti-seizure drugs for headaches...
    ... I think the use has decreased as a result of that. zonegran is being used more now, my neuro called it topamax...
    ... lupus and when I was neg for that and RA, he gave me Zonegran . 200mg at dinner. It is for deep sleep for me and...

  18. New Daily Persistent Headache? (6 months)
    ... second neurologist took me off that and switched me to Zonegran , which has made a huge difference. The headaches...
    ... get any longer-lasting relief, and then maybe the Zonegran will do its job and KEEP the pain away. Good luck...

  19. Medications Work Differently * Please Read
    ... reading these postings has taken the medication called Zonegran (Zonisanide is the generic name) it is in a different ... wants tell me their experiences and options about Zonegran or its generic name Zonisanide and help me decide...
    ... Zonegran did not work for me. My physician ordered initially...
    ... Hi I did a search with the word zonegran and found your post. I wanted to see who else was ... I don't sleep deeply enough and he said that the Zonegran blocks the GABA brain waves in your head. So it is...
    ... for 3 months then BOOM, didn't work at all! Went to Zonegran . It took my sex drive from every other day to once...
    ... from what I'ver read and from talking to my neuro, zonegran is an nueral stablizing med just like all the other ... potentiation, carbonic anhydrase inhibition Zonisamide/ Zonegran -- sodium channel blocker, calcium channel blockade ... Topamax is the most broad based, but probably the reason zonegran is being used is it is also more broad based, and ... Now what your really wanted to know :-), I did take zonegran , and it did help for me more than topamax did, not...

  20. Neurontin Dose
    ... not helped me. I've tried Depakote, Topamax, and Zonegran . All messed with my thinking. I am hoping I will...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Dx'ed with CFIDS/FMS and later MS?
    ... about using an anti-seizure med (like neurontin or zonegran ) to help relieve the burning. I have RSD in which...

Neurology board

  1. Should I see a Neurologist
    ... that I was having with the numbness. I was placed on Zonegran and took it for a couple of years (2-3) plus went ... later, I developed ITP and was told to stop taking the Zonegran because it could be adding to the problem. ITP is ... too low because of various causes. Turned out that Zonegran wasn't causing it and a year later had my spleen out ... t seen the neurologist since I stopped taking the Zonegran . The numbness stopped once I started on the Zonegran...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. what can it be?
    ... my left knee. This followed a titration up on my Zonegran (for migraine prevention) from 150 to 175 to 200 mg ... and severe aching in my arms. I tapered off the Zonegran in March. My symptoms have improved to where I have...

Neuropathy board

  1. Diagnosed with Foot Neuropathy Today!
    ... of meds today. So now I can add that to Oxycontin, Zonegran , Celabrex, Lexapro, and also Vicodin which I use as...

  2. Anyone Taking cymbalta for nerve pain?
    ... Neurontine 3 x daily and pamelor, tenanzadine, and zonegran . All so I can function at a job I'm so close to retiring...

  3. Neurontin users
    ... Neurontine, (no cavities yet), cymbalta, Xanax, Pamelor, Zonegran , & and last but not least Tizanidine. My boss will...
    ... dosage :) . One gabapetine 400 mil in the a.m. and 3 Zonegran , 200 MG at night. All it's done is draw my attention...

  4. Anyone's neuropathy symptoms been relapsing/remitting/progressive?

  5. topomax
    ... adjusted. I wish I could still take it, just starting Zonegran now....

  6. Sudden neuropathy?????
    ... have it. Until you have flareups. I take Lamictal and Zonegran , five others were tried before these, one each month...
    ... have it. Until you have flareups. I take Lamictal and Zonegran , five others were tried before these, one each month...

  7. Walking and Flareups
    ... happen. So when the pain increases I am to take more Zonegran . I have been taking 400mg along with the lamictal...

  8. Does walking cause flareups?
    ... one yet. So here goes. I have been on Lamictal and Zonegran for some weeks now with good results. I did a lot...

  9. Neurontin
    ... facial twitching was just to much. Has anyone taken Zonegran (Zonisamide) my Doctor wants me to start on it next...
    ... facial twitching was just to much. Has anyone taken Zonegran (Zonisamide) my Doctor wants me to start on it next ... to medication for something else!! I have been on Zonegran for several months now and it is a miracle for me...

  10. neuropathy
    ... reaction. I get so sick I want to die. This last one, Zonegran only took one dose and 6 days later I am still nauseous...
    ... reaction. I get so sick I want to die. This last one, Zonegran only took one dose and 6 days later I am still nauseous...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. New to this forum!
    ... balance. I take a daily cocktail of oxycontin, Lexapro, Zonegran and Celabrex. And when the pain gets really really...

  2. new here and frustrated with pain and dr.s
    ... breakthrough pain. Now I'm not on any meds. I also tried zonegran for a short time (it's kind of like neuROTTEN), but...
    ... s talking about. He prescribed a secondary drug, Zonegran , to help with residual pain, and sleeplessness. I...

  3. Feelings on Tomapax?
    ... 90 miles) and he prescribed a secondary drug called Zonegran . I haven't been on it long enough for it to produce ... google search and found a bunch more sites out there on Zonegran , so I think I'm pretty well informed about the stuff...

  4. sorry another question...Medication
    ... definitely ask about them. I take both neurontin and zonegran (the zonegran was prescribed after my rsd spread)...

  5. Looking for a Doctor that is familiar with RSD.
    ... here are on an anti-seizure drug like neurontin or zonegran or a couple others. A low dose tricyclic antidepressant...
    ... daily and get a lot of relief from it. I also take Zonegran , 200mg daily. I'm sure you've heard or read about...

  6. A note....
    ... all, I am a little better. Oh, I found out that Zonegran was not causing my edema, nor was it causing the bad ... gave it a bad rap recently, and I was wrong (sorry Zonegran !). I really am glad, cause it was helping me so much...
    ... Hi Cathy, That's good news about the Zonegran being an option if needed. I am glad I am done with...
    ... you know that I don't have any brain fog from the zonegran ? I sure did from the neurontin, but the zonegran,...

  7. started amitriptyline
    ... option of going off of it. To be fair, I was also on Zonegran which contributed to the brain fog, so maybe the nortriptyl...


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