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Methadone Xanax Tabs Epilepsy Seizure
I'm taking methadone and Xanax to get off tabs and have epilepsy and had a seizure this morning, is that because I didn't take xanax?
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical ...Read more
Sedation,and others: Sedation, confusion, lethargy, tiredness, yawning. Increased risk of dependence and addiction. If addicted to either, stopping use is difficult. Withdrawal symptoms can be very uncomfortable. Nausea, vomiting, chills, cramping and aching pain, restlessness, insomnia, agitation, hallucinations and seizures. Very dangerous combination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seizures: Some experts feel that chronic use of benzodiazepine (xanax, valium, ativan, clonazepam) may lower seizure threshold, specially in patients with epilepsy or predisposing disorders. This is beyond the withdrawal mechanism which can occur even in low dose use for long time. Thats why rarely used for a long term in seizure disorders. Always check with your physician before adjusting your medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 26 and on 90mgs methadone, I have epilepsy and take 100mg lamotrigine BID, I gained 60Lbs one year, how can I successfully lose weight on meds?
Response: Lamotrigine is usually weight neutral, and if your seizures are responding, would not alter this. Methadone might be the culprit but even so, I presume you have very valid reasons for taking. Weight is mostly affected by dietary intake and exercise, and is, in most cases, a lifelong effort, needing consistency. Start with dietician, and personal trainer. ...Read more
Epilepsy from head trauma 13 yr ago, on Depakote 500mg once a day am seizure free.But have a lots of anxiety. Can i take gabapentin for it with depakot?
I took a 10mg methadone, can I take my 2mg xanax since I've took my methadone? I've heard other opinions, but I just want to be safe.
Yes: Methadone like all narcotics cause changes in the neurotransmitters in the brain and also can cause damage to the brain that reflects itself as seizures or other type of adverse brain function.They are also reuptake inhibitors that reduce the levels of neurotransmitters in the brain. Need to rebuild the neurotransmitters. www.neuroscisncemyths.com for info and find a doctor to help/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanax for first time on 10/24- .5, then 10/25-1.0, 10/27-.5, 10/28-.5, 10/31-1.0, 11/4-1.0, 11/5-1.0, and 11/8-1.0. If i stop now can I have seizure?
Do not: All meds should be stopped only after asking the prescribing dr, who will tell you how. Do not stop on your own, mainly this drugs. However it is very good news that you are aware of the risks of stopping but also of continuing a very dependency provoking drug like xanax. Your dr knows how to taper down and stop xanax in your particular case, it may be different for you. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alprazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine, it does not last long in the system . So when used regularly with multiple doses to treat anxiety, it is associated with inter-dose withdrawal, tolerance and a resulting increase level of baseline anxiety. So in anxiety clinics, we use it only in cases of " flight , dentist or other infrequent anxieties, ...Read more
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