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epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous ne...
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Keppra 27,863 Lamictal 20,009 Topamax 14,138
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Epilim
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Phenobarbital
Other name: Epilim Chrono (Epilim Chrono)
Other name: Luminal (Luminal)
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Seizures
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Depression*
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Petit Mal
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Myoclonic Seizures*
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Sodium valproate (International Nonproprietary Name) or valproate sodium (United States Adopted Name) is the sodium salt of valproic acid and is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as other psychiatric ...
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Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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Top Concerns
Epi
Weight Gain
10
Dizzy
3
Hair Loss
2
Drowsy
2
Insomnia
2
Weight Loss
2
Nausea
2
Sleepy
2
Withdrawal
2
Rash
2
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Addiction
6
Depression
4
Insomnia
3
Sedation
3
Allergies
2
Headaches
2
Drowsy
2
Weight Gain
2
Migraines
2
Sleepy
2
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2
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Drowsy
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Phe
2
2
Insomnia
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3
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Nausea
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Sleepy
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2
Withdrawal
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Rash
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Addiction
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6
0
Depression
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0
Insomnia
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2
Sedation
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Epi
3
0
Allergies
Phe
Epi
2
0
Headaches
Phe
Epi
2
0
Drowsy
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Epi
2
2
Weight Gain
Phe
Epi
2
10
Migraines
Phe
Epi
2
0
Sleepy
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2
2
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Sodium valproate (International Nonproprietary Name) or valproate sodium (United States Adopted Name) is the sodium salt of valproic acid and is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as other psychiatric ...
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Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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when he was a baby was on phenobarb, but taken of it cause...
" hi, my son is on tegretol 3x daily, and frisium 2x daily, we tried epilim which he is allergic ...he was a baby was on phenobarb, but taken o... "

Braith is on a combination of Epilim, Topomax,Phenobarb, &...
" ...Braith is on a combination of Epilim, Topomax,Phenobarb, & Rivotrol. We have also tried phenotoin. Unfortunately we have not had any favourable results. He is still having 8 to 10 seizures a day.... "

she is on three anti convulsions (epilim , phenobarbital...
" ...the moment she is on three anti convulsions (epilim , phenobarbital and toparimate ) but ...her seizures. Docs tried phenobarbital (again using it ..... She has 1 to 4 seizures everyday even... "

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since February. He was on phenobarbital early on in this...
" ...now is Sodium Valproate (Epilim) 5ml three times daily. ...February. He was on phenobarbital early on ...was nearly comatose!!!) I put up a fuss and it was changed to Epilim, later added La... "

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this month. He is on 5ml of phenobarbital twice a day. He...
" ...month. He is on 5ml of phenobarbital twice a day. ...history of sz? Have you noticed any side effects from the Epilim? I have another son ...months old. Yahoo has some great groups for epi... "

6 months ands then went onto epilim and Camabazipam, all of...
" ...on phenobarbital for about 6 months ands then went onto epilim and ...on Keppra which is the first drug which has worked! She is only having 1 seizure every week now which is amazing compared... "

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them all. Hated phenobarb, phenytoin, epilim, nitrazapam,...
" ...tried them all. Hated phenobarb, phenytoin, epilim, nitrazapam, carbamezapine as they ...and made him have 300ish seizures. What emergency meds do you use? we currently use diazapam but are me... "

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long ago. my dh takes epilim too lol a few times...
" ...it may be a brain tumour when they first suspected it (they suspected 2 years ago, only told me ...ago. my dh takes epilim too lol a few ...meds for humans & only phenobarb for dogs, i... "

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lamtictin, epilim, epanutin, phenobarb and some other...
" ...keppra or gabapentin. I was given convulex, lamtictin, epilim, epanutin, phenobarb and some other stuff... "

Epilim, tegretol, phenobarbital and phenytoin are...
" ...disorder. Epilim, tegretol, phenobarbital and phenytoin are the drugs associated with reducing boine density is used long term. (bad news for me on epilim for 15 years) You can take vitami... "

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