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Epilim and its effects on scalp hair

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I ve been taking Epilim 500mg two tablets in the morning and 500mg one tablet at night I suffer from insomnia as side effect. I take sleeping tablets and still don t sleep at night. Maybe I should ...

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My son has been on Epilim for 5 yrs to control grand mal seizures, quite effectively only 1 seizure per year even going two years, has had two in last three months seem to be triggered by stress so ...

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My 18yr old daughter is on 200mg of epilim and 400mg tegetrol daily. She has suffered from, hair ... days she has developed mouth ulscers. I'm not sure if these are a side effect of the medications. If so ...

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Hi my husband has been put on epilim 800 in the morning and 1000 at night. He has never had epilepsy but has diebetis and high blood pressure which he takes meds for. After a hernia operation ...

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Good Day, I've been taking Epilim 500mg x2 in the morning and 500mg x 1 at night, with Rivotril 05 ... and should I phase out Rivotril, and/or replace Epilim with some other medication. My age 61, height 1.82m ...

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Hi, My son started having seizures at 5 yrs. He s been on Epilim since and seizure free, he s 13 now. He has Asperger s, ADHD and seizures.I ve been told he shouldn t go on Epilim in case ...

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Epilim. Is it okay. He had an heart attack in may 2010 ...

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and limb shaking and also a prolonged medium depression for so year to 1600mg epilim chrono 500mg and 300 ... on epilim as it is prebominilty a drug for epilisy or as an anti psychotic surely there is a better ...

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hi, after being diagnosed with a brain tumor in Aug 08 i was prescribed Epilim to combat the seizures i was suffering as a result. I stopped taking epilim after 1 year and no seizures. In sept 11 i ...

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Hi there I ve been taking 1000mg of epilim for about 2 months and my doctor told me to stop taking ... long does it take to leave my system? As I am having suicidal thoughts as a side effect of stopping ...

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I have been on Epilim for seizures for 30 years and have gained a lot of weight (on of the side effects).I eat a healthy, balanced diet and exercise 3 times a week at the gym on top of a busy physical ...

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My girlfriend takes epilim 500 & 300. Ive noticed some light tremors during her sleep and she wakes up alot in a fright. Could these be side effects of the drug? What are the implications of weaning ...

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I am on 200mg(Epilim) for seizures.Let me add that my last seizure was 3 years ago.So this dosage ... on possible side effects/interactions? ...

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Hi Drs, I read somewhere that epilim has so many side effects,, a friend of mine was feeling ill and nauseas while on epilim,if you do not have your blood levels tested regularly , 1: you can have a seizure ...

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Hi , my girlfriend is taking epilim chrono 300mg tablets for her epilepsy and she has what we ... is worried about taking her medication in the morning and her night dose not being effective as she took ...

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Epilim is sodium valproate and tagretol is carbamazepine. Sodium valproate can cause decrease in platelets count on chronic use. Carbamazepine can result in bone marrow suppression in some susceptible persons so decrease in blood counts can occur. Usually iron folic acid supplements are given with as they also cause change in metabolism of folic acid. So folate is usually five with these drugs.

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Hi. You are right. Valproate is more effective in bipolar 2 who are rapid cyclers and have a first episode of mania. They are less effective in depression but augment other medications.

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Hi, ITCHY Scalp is a sign of dandruff, which is fungal infection. You need wash your hair with shampoo containing zinc pyrithione / selsun. Thanks. dr.JAY PATEL.