Trileptal Side Effects

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  1. link Xomajenta
    Trileptal back face, perfect skin, pimples, alot, frisium
    I've been on Trileptal, 150 mg, for about a month now, and I am SO itchy! My back, face, scalp, and head is constantly itching! I experience a lot of bodily discomfort as well. Anything rubbing against or touching my hip is agonizing, and my back ach - 23% more...
    Xomajenta- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Trileptal
  2. link Marily19
    my daughter had been taking trileptal 600mg 2x a day for more than a year now.previously she had taken lower doses for her seizure disorder.So far,the only side effect she had experienced is nausea..a little weight gain as well..I let her take a lot - 33% more...
    Marily19- over a year ago
  3. link Gina1515
    I have only heard about the Trileptal causing the side effects you have both listed and have experienced everyone of them except weight gain. The itching is ridiculous, I am pretty sure it is caused from being so dry all the time. I drink alot of wat - 76% more...
    Gina1515- over a year ago
  4. link Lovemyjboys
    severe hair loss
    I'm having extreme hair loss with this and was wondering if anyone knows how long it lasts? Is it going to get better or do I need to adjust? Also, it has been wonderful for my mood stabilization and would hate to get off after only about a few weeks - 41% more...
    Lovemyjboys- over a year ago - in Trileptal
  5. link Bernie50
    Trileptal little girl, pills, vision disturbances, blood levels, orange juice
    My 9 year old daughter is on Trileptal. 1200mg a day. She has been taking it now for about 4 months. So far she hasn't experienced a lot of side effects. But I do want to share something with everyone. I think that orange juice, apples, strawberries - 71% more...
    Bernie50- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Trileptal
  6. link Jills209
    Yes....I take it and I can't eat fruit. Citrus is REALLY bad! I think it kills acid in my stomach I need to process the pills correctly. And the sugar makes things move faster. IDK I'm not a nutritionist but I have had the same experience! I just had - 35% more...
    Jills209- over a year ago
  7. link Looloo
    I think the sugar is what does it. I'm almost better off taking it on an empty stomach. If I have something really sweet, cookies or something, it actually makes me nauseus. If I take it with fruit or a lunch that contains a lot of carbs, then I get - 83% more...
    Looloo- over a year ago
  8. link Bernie50
    Thanks for the input Kelly. My daughter also takes Trileptal for epilepsy. Do you eat anything when you take your dose? Or just the milk? Since you didn't mention that orange juice has an affect on you, I'm assuming that it doesn't. Funny how these m - 45% more...
    Bernie50- over a year ago
  9. link Kjcolmo
    Hello, I have taken Trileptal since before my brain surgery for epilepsy. Which, I currently still take it. For a long time, I experience double vision, tiredness, and irritability/moodiness. Over the years, upon my own choice I decided to try differ - 75% more...
    Kjcolmo- over a year ago
  10. link Jennifers
    Great Med but Experiencing Hair Loss
    Well I have been on 600mg of Trileptal twice a day for 4 months now for Frontal Lobe Epilepsy. It has worked amazingly for the seizures since day one! I am very pleased with the control for the disorder but I had horrible acne for a month, that has g - 59% more...
    Jennifers- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Trileptal
  11. link Scarlett-chacha
    Joint Pain.
    I have skimmed through all of the posts and I have not seen much about joint pain. I am 23 and on trileptal 2x a day, prozac 1x and hydroxyz as needed for bipolar disorder 2. I have been on it for a little over a month, and have recently been experie - 68% more...
    Scarlett-chacha- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Trileptal
  12. link Nina Mayfield
    why can they find something that works
    this is my three med in 9 months. now i have short term memory loss, snores on head, weight gain, sensitive gums just to name a few (dosage 450mg) and i have only been taking it for 6 months...
    Nina Mayfield- over a year ago - in Trileptal
  13. link Embersnooz
    Trileptal target dose, numb tongue, keppra, drug interaction, panic attacks
    Numb tongue and acne before I ever reached my target dose... weaning off Keppra (gave me BAD panic attacks and agitation), so possible drug interaction from being on 500 mg Keppra combined with 300 mg Trileptal a.m. and then 500 mg Keppra with 600 mg - 57% more...
    Embersnooz- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Trileptal
  14. link Gina1515
    I have also experienced numb tongue, it is painless but, very strange and uncomfortable. Please let me know if you or anyone you know taking this medication has experienced foul smelling urine. It is a new side effect and is very embarrassing. I was - 57% more...
    Gina1515- over a year ago
  15. link Denisel71
    Trileptal metal taste in mouth, sore teeth, gum soreness, numbness, mounds
    Has anyone experienced gum soreness and or sore teeth? I have experience many of the other symptoms listed especially the numbness on my tongue and lips and metal taste in mouth. Hair loss is becoming a problem. I have always had great hair and I am - 34% more...
    Denisel71- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Trileptal
  16. link Gina1515
    I have not experienced pain in the mouth but, have experienced numbness of the mouth and tongue. It is a strange feeling and one of many side effects I have experienced but, it is the only drug that stopped my seizures. I was curious if you or anyone - 71% more...
    Gina1515- over a year ago
  17. link Semi
    Trileptal herpes simplex encephalitis, muscle twitching, seizures, second person, restless leg
    I have constant nerve/muscle twitching in both legs, mainly below the knees; I had herpes simplex encephalitis 6 years ago, and continue to take trileptal. Could this be a side effect, as I continue to occasionally have seizures.?
    Semi- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Trileptal
  18. link Mamabeast
    My 16 yo son is having what might be described as Tardive dyskenisia from this drug. You are only the second person besides him that I have heard of this twitching. Adding Iron for the tics and restless leg helped but only some. maybe you could try t - 37% more...
    Mamabeast- over a year ago
  19. link Rosecordeiro
    Trileptal Suspension
    Is there any disclosure experience that Trileptal Suspension offer less side effect than tablets? My daughter used tablets for 01 year and after several strong side effects as hyponatremia and constipation, I have decided to try the suspension. R. C.
    Rosecordeiro- over a year ago - in Trileptal
  20. link Weriowerioweroiwerio
    Trileptal memory loss, loss weight, irritability, tremors, weight gain
    quick irritability that others notice and it disturbs me; it's not how I am or want to be --- tremors --- slower thinking memory loss --- weight gain
    Weriowerioweroiwerio- over a year ago - in Trileptal
  21. link Disablednurse

    There are quite a few older and tried anticonvulsants for your new doc to try on you. Trileptical,as well as Depakoate,cause significant weight gain. I also have partial seizures. I was given Topamax(very very expensive) to start at low dose at bedti - 80% more...
    Disablednurse- over a year ago - in Trileptal
  22. link Stacykbp
    Trileptal anticonvulsant medication, exhaustion, seizures, crappy, meds
    My husband take 1200mg of Trileptal a day to control his seizures. This is the 3rd anticonvulsant medication he has tried and so far it's the best yet. He's been on it for about 2 years and he spaces out the 1200mgs throughout the day. He has all the - 58% more...
    Stacykbp- over a year ago - in Trileptal
  23. link Wlgragg
    Trileptal dizzieness, sun exposure, impotency, 30 minutes, liver failure
    Sensitivity to sun exposure, dizziness about 30 minutes after BID dosage of 450mg. I am taking t-leptal following neurosurgery 12 yrs ago. I am experiencing ED and impotency, too, and wonder if they are drug induced or only age related(60). I've seen - 17% more...
    Wlgragg- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Trileptal
  24. link Stacykbp
    My husband is on 1200mg of Trileptal daily following neurosurgery 3 years ago. He is about to be 28 so, I can tell you that it is not your age. I know this is a year and a half after your post. But I hope you are doing well.
    Stacykbp- over a year ago
  25. link Ssings426
    Trileptal intention tremor, buproprion, double vision, bipolar, meds
    I've been taking Trileptal and Bupropion for bipolar disorder for about 7 years; after a month my doses went to Bupropion HCL 200 mg. SR two times a day and Trileptal 300 mg. morning, lunch and two at night. I only take one at night or I'm zonked and - 73% more...
    Ssings426- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Trileptal
  26. link Kjcolmo
    Yes, I agree with you VERY MUCH about how the Trileptal made one side of your face feels parolized and droopy. In fact, I was not able to keep my left eye open. I mentioned this to my Dr. and he looked at my like I was weird. Plus, me eating certain - 19% more...
    Kjcolmo- over a year ago
  27. link Shootmo
    Trileptal trileptol, norepinephrin, cymbalta, redbull, red bull
    I have been taking 1200mg of trileptal for about two years and just switched from cymbalta to prozac. All i want to do is sleep. Im drinking red bull after redbull to stay awake. its been one month since the switch. im wondering if should now go down - 48% more...
    Shootmo- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Trileptal
  28. link Ssings426
    Shootmo; what's your schedule for taking your trileptal? I was prescribed 1200 too: 300 mg. in the morning, at lunch, and 600 mg. at bedtime. I had to stop taking two at night after 2 years because I couldn't wake up if the kids needed me and was so - 65% more...
    Ssings426- over a year ago
  29. link Rose_meryl
    Trileptal neoro, seizures, tremor, medication, legs
    my daughter taken up trileptal for more than 4 years . after this i have notice that she had tremor on her legs i'm so afraid with this side effects. this medication prescribed one of her neoro Dr. to lessen her seizures .
    Rose_meryl- over a year ago - in Trileptal