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Withdrawal symptoms from vimpat

I started taking vimpat i think last June or July. Not too sure, the meds have messed with my mind big time. Stayed at 200 mg, kept having grand mal seizures so eventually got up to 600mg a day. Had double vision, couldn't walk, numbness, memory loss, acted like a zombie, slept a lot, and was depressed. So she took me down to 500mg, nothing changed. I took myself down to 300, 100 in the am and 200 at night. Double vision and loss of leg control seemed to go away but i still couldn't think straight and wasn't myself. I have taken myself completely off vimpat to try to have a life again before the seizure comes that kills me, but i feel very, very depressed, alone, scared and ultimately just want to die. I can't just go see a doctor though due to Medicaid cutting me off wh...

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What Does Neurontin Show Up As On A Drug Screen

Does anyone know if Neurontin shows up as anything on a drug screen? ## No, Neurontin contains the active ingredient Gabapentin, it is an anticonvulsant that has also been shown to be effective at treating certain types of nerve pain, so it is not a substance that is included on drug test panels. It has also not been known to cause false positives for anything else. Learn more Neurontin details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Neurontin only shows up as neurontin or gabapenton and is rarely tested for. I'm in drug court and they test us for everything including neurontin and ultram/ultracet ## Going to Dr tomorrow for migraines. My Friend gave me nuerotin. And buspar. Is this going to show up in blood or urine ## Thank u so much foe the answer to my question. My mom ...

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Teva Lamotrigine (93 463) Availability

The CVS pharmacy I have been filling my prescription at told me that Teva will no longer manufacture Lamotrigine (pill imprint: 93 463). Is this correct? I’ve tried other mfgs and I still had seizures and I immediately knew I should buy Teva. I have less than 10 pills left now. ## CVS lies a lot. Just filled at Walgreens with teva brand..CVS told me they cold not get .5mg clonazapam anymore also.. I switched all to Walgreens... ## after doing extensive research I found out Teva and Mylan will no longer manufacturer lamotrigine. I have not tolerated the other generic brands. I'm trying to find a brand that work for me as well since my insurance refuses to give me name brand. If you have any luck I would appreciate you sharing

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white oval pill with G21 on oneside

This pill is big white and oval. Has a slit in the middle on bothe sides, but one side has G21 on it. And the otherside is blank. ## This tablet contains 600mgs of Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant that's also been shown to help with certain types of nerve pain and some mood disorders. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight changes. You can learn more Gabapentin details here. Are there any comments or questions? Is there anything I can help with? ## Does this medicine G 21 the white oval pill does it compare 2 Motrin or IBU because I was prescribed this medication but I am afraid to take it because I've never taken this type of medicine before I have taken Motrin and ibuprofen

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Will Neurontin give FALSE POSITIVE on Drug Testing

I will be going back to work and will be testing for illegal drug use. I am on Neurontin due to a medical problem. Will I get a FALSE POSITIVE result on a test for illegal drugs? ## In Dec. 04 I was tested while on this drug and I tested positive for MJ, and I have NEVER ONCE somed MJ! I would tell them you are taking this drug for your own safe peace of mind, I was rejected due to this AND DROPPED FROM MY OWN MD!!! ## today i went to my probation officer and did a urine out if all the meds im on that should have come up marijuana came up, i havent smoked that drug in a very long time, im on neuontin,vyvnase, benzdiazapine, zantac. I just got done with a round of augumentin for a severe facial infection that was about 5 days ago. what would cause a positive marajuana results? ## I am lo...

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Gabapentin withdrawal crazy itching?

I am trying to wean off of gabapentin, but the worst part is the itching, and the crazy restlessness at night. I’m taking one a day at 300 mg in the evening. By the time evening comes again the itching starts happening. How do I wean off this/300 mg a day, and is there anything I can take for the itching. I did start taking magnesium a couple days ago. I was on it for about 4 to 5 weeks, at 1800 mg a day. No one told me to not go cold turkey, so I did and that was a horrible week. So I went back to taking one a day and I want to get off of these now. ## This medication comes in lower dosages, so you could speak to your doctor about using 100mg capsules, or tablets to help you taper off of it. The FDA warns that other withdrawal effects may include nausea, dizziness, depression, an...

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Topiramate Drug Test And False Positive

I took a Topiramate 50mg for a migraine and i have a drug test for probation on friday. Will it show up? I dont use any other drugs. ## Hi sean, Although I don't think any probation test would cover this specific drug, Topiramate is generally excreted from the body within 4-5 days, in part, due to it's long 21 hour half-life. The example shown below, puts the half-life into better perspective: Monday - 50mg Tuesday - 25mg Wednesday - 12.5mg Thursday - 6.25mg Friday - 3.12mg Saturday - 1.56mg I'd say by Friday you should have 95% of it or more out of your system; especially if you're drinking plenty of fluids and eating clean. I hope this helps! ## I take Topamax too. After testing positive for a synethnic form of THC and I know I am clean. I starting researching about To...

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Stopped vimpat due to swollen glands

My daughter has been on vimpat 15 months. She has swollen glands off and on. Last week her glands were the size of small plums! Her primary said it was not an infection as her neurologist suggested. The neuro said stop the vimpat but now she is very sluggish and sleepy all day, but her glades have gone down completely. Should she have stopped cold turkey? She says sees bright spots and feels disoriented. ## Hello Kanie, I am happy to hear that your daughters glands swelling has gone down and fortunately for you the National Institute of Health has deemed that Vimpat (lacosamide) is not a dependency forming drug. This means that it is alright for her to have stopped the drug without weening off of it. That brings me to my next point, if she is seeing bright spots and feeling disoriented ...

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Epilizine cr 500

Is it advisable to take epilizine cr 500 at night? I think it keeps me awake. I have to take 2 daily. How far apart can I take them? ## My son is epileptic,he has been using epilim 500,recently my doctor changed him to epilozone said it works the same,is it true? ## Hi I started using epilizine cr 500 in 2012 to 2014 & stoped in 2015 January, now the doctor has put me back 2 weeks ago. I take one in morning and one at nite now as I am typing my legs are swollen can it be the cause of I got a relapse ## My son is 13 years old and has been diagnosed with seizures and is on epilim 500mg - I have never seen him have a seizure but he has been waking up with vertigo for the last few years at least once a month or once every 2 months. the eeg has shown abnormal blood flow on the right side...

lamotrigine cough and vomiting

I have bipolar disorder and have been on almost everything for it, was taking depakote and Saphris which worked great but I gained a ton of weight so doc switched me to lamotrigine because it’s weight neutral. Starting off at 25mg/day and working up to 300mg/day. Gradually by the time I got up to 100 in the morning and 150 at nite I had a RELENTLESS bronchial cough that wouldn’t respond to any kind of treatment, that became so violent that I would start vomiting until everything was completely gone from my stomach. I don’t actually feel sick at all I just have this obnoxious never ending cough that ends in throwing up. Also had lost my voice. Now I have gone all the way back down the dosing schedule and am just getting ready to go completely off of it. Tomorrow will be...

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What Is The Best Generic Of Lamictal

I've been taking the generic for Lamictal for about five years. Recently I've been feeling different at about the beginning of the year. I use to take the white ones but now I am taking a generic by Taro. What is the best generic for this drug? I never really payed any attention until I started getting this crazy migraines. If anyone has any insights it would be much appreciated. ## There's really no way to say which is the best, since different people can react differently, so it depends on what works for you. The best idea I can give you is to check with your pharmacy and see who manufactured the ones that you used to take and ask if they can order them back in for you. They usually can and will sometimes do so for their regular customers. Does anyone else have any advice ...

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Blue oblong pill R 636

I found some light blue oblong pills with the letter R and then the numbers 636 on it, in my daughters bedroom, do you know what kind of pill this is? ## This tablet is manufactured by Actavis and distributed by McKesson Packaging Services NDC code: 63739-0391 They list it as containing 600mgs of Gabapentin, which is an anticonvulsant that is also used to treat certain types of nerve pain, and some mood disorders. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, weight changes, and mood changes. Though they may vary depending on production facility, inactive ingredients may include: calcium stearate crospovidone hydroxypropyl cellulose polyethylene glycol titanium dioxide ferric oxide yellow FD&C Blue No. 2 hypromelloses Is there anything els...

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Does cream actually go through your bloodstream. I have taken Gabapentin in the past which started out oksy for a while but then I had an issue with it & went off the pill form of the medication. I was told since it doesn't go through your bloodstream that the cream should be fine. Please let me know what you think and also if you lnow its true about it not going into your bloodstream and causing any of the same side effects as the pill form. Thank you. ## Hello, Diane! How are you? A little does, but just trace amounts, not any significant amount that should cause side effects or reactions. Most of the reactions to these topical creams are limited to skin irritation wherever you applied it. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you, that helped me quite a bit! There ...

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Is it possible that a person who isn't epileptic can deveope seizures once on nuzak? ## I have been taking nuzak for 3 years and I had a seizure in the first year I have had 3 in the last 3 years the doctors say its not the nuzak but I am sceptical as I am 32 the seizures make me feel paralysed and I loose all bodily control I have recenty weand myself off the nuzak ## It is not a very common side effect, but yes, the NIH reports do list seizures as possibly being cause by Nuzak, which contains the active ingredient Fluoxetine. Other side effects may include nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, weight loss, and headache. However, there is also a chance that they are not due to the medication. Have your respective doctors done any testing to be sure? My husband developed epilepsy suddenly ...

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side effects ## Valprine is a simple mispelling for Valparin. Valparin (also referred to as sodium valproate or valproic acid) is an antiepileptic / anticonvulsant medication. This medication is most commonly known for treating seizures, migraine headaches and bipolar disorder. Valparin has also been evaluated for the treatment of AIDS and cancer, due to its histone deacetylase-inhibiting effects. On the flip side, Valparin does have a lot of potential side effects: which can be viewed at: Hope this info helps!

bone pain from topamax

attention patients taking TOPAMAX Is anyone out there having SEVERE BONE PAIN THROUGH-OUT THEIR LEGS AND OR CHEST?...that is ignored by doctors; who insist is is NOT is side effect from this drug? I AM NOT CRAZY, BUT VERY FRUSTRATED. I am been on TOPAMAX for migraine prevention (low dose of 25 MG) for two years. I started getting bi-lateral leg pain which I was able to tolerate. this was not muscle pain; rather DEEP BONE PAIN IN THE FRONT FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. TWO WEEKS AGO; MY NEUROLOGIST INCREASED DOSE TO 50MG. 'OMG'..MY BONE PAIN IS NOW EFFECTING MY LIFE AND KEEPING ME UP ALL NIGHT. I HAVE TAKEN NARCOTIC PAIN MEDS WITH NO RELIEF. I ENDED UP IN THE 'ER' WITH CHEST PAIN LASTING TWO DAYS. THEY TOLD ME IT WAS BONE PAIN AND NOT HEART RELATED. My doctor ordered blood work to ...

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White oblong pill G6

One side is blank only with a divider line down the center... The other side of the pill has the capital letter (G) on the left side and divider line down the center and the number (6) on the right side. It is a big white pill..oblong shaped. ## Hi Rosemary, A white oblong shaped pill marked G | 6 on one side and blank on the other is identified as Gabapentin 600mg; used for treating neuropathy, epilepsy and more. NDC: 67877-428 Labeler: Ascend Laboratories, LLC Size (mm): 17 Inactive Ingredients: -Starch, Corn -Poloxamer 407 -Talc -Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (Type H) -Copovidone -Magnesium Stearate I hope this helps!

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Topamax and eye twitching

Hi, I have been using Topamax for depression for 12 months and must admit that it has been very sucessful. The one major draw back is that I have developed a very annoying eye twitch. It only affects one eye, but is very noticeable. I was taking 100 mg twice a day, but have decreased it to 100 mg daily. The twitch has decreased somewhat, and I realize that I now have to come off this drug completely to get rid of the twitch entirely. Has anyone else experienced this problem. I read 1 other reader, but are there more? ## Sorry it took so long to reply. I had the same problem with Topamax which I use for epilepsy. It is the coating of the 100 mg for me. The 50 mg does not cause this on me, so I take 2/50 mg tablets instead. Ever heard of Topamax causing gout? ## I've developed an eye ...

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what is the difference between gabapentin rx and otc gaba

I want to know the difference between GABAPENTIN a RX and OTC GABA? ## Hello, Pamela! How are you? There are two completely different substances. The FDA classifies Gabapentin as an anticonvulsant that can also help with certain types of nerve pain and some mood disorders. It requires a doctor's prescription and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, mood swings and weight gain. A sudden withdrawal may also create the risk of seizures. The Gaba that you see available over the counter, however, is just a nutritional supplement. The full name for it is actually Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid. It is just an amino acid. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I think I have convinced myself that it helps me to a nice calmness in the evening! My husband takes RX for $$...

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Oxetol 300 mg side effects

Hi there, My dad is 58yrs old, he's an epilepsy patient for last 30+ years..Right from inital stage till date he has been using sodium valproate 400mg twice a day. Recently a few weeks back he's affected with epilepsy (fits) after nearly two years gap. As a common practice we have consulted the doctor and has make him to undergo all the test (ECG/EPG) etc tests. As a result the doctor whom we consulted has advised to stop using sodium valproate 400mg and replace it with Oxetol 300mg and assured this should take care of the issue. Now all im worried here is, with my dad being 58yrs old, will changing the medicine now have any kind of impact? Will he be safe? Please advise, im pretty worried about his health... Thanks Pr ## It is normal for someone's body to adjust to a medica...

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