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Maybe: This is not one of the side effects reported. However, if you feel this is happening, contact the doctor prescribing the medication. ...Read more
I'm on lamictal and zonegran for epilepsy. Random drug tests at work always show up positive for pcp. Why? I have never done drugs!
Technical answer: False positive blood tests are not unusual for many things. You should speak to the director of the laboratory doing these tests, asking whether lamictal, zonegran & whatever other meds you are taking could result in this "mis-identification"? Alternate testing procedures are often available to provide a clearer picture. Ask about this in your conversation. ...Read more
Probably: There are several adverse interactions that might occur. However, with careful monitoring by your doctor it it likely safe. ...Read more
Taking zonegran for migraines. Since it is not a trigger, can I have a drink or two every once in a while?
No: No. There are no significant interactions according to www.Epocrates.Com. ...Read more
I take Zonegran but not for seizures, i don't have a history of seizures, if i stop taking it without tapering am i still at risk for seizures?
Seizures can occur: Anybody who takes an epileptic medication for any length of time is at risk for rebound seizures if they simply cold turkey the medications. They should always be weaned off over time. ...Read more
I have being ttc for 4 months now. I'm 35 this june and on zonegran for jme. The past 2 months i was sure i was pregnant. But wasn't. What's going on?
Risperdal & seizure: Risperdal is associated with increased risk for seizures. This is a concern if you have an underlying seizure disorder, which is possible, as you take zonegran. If so, it will be important to have your psychiatrist and neurologist work closely together for your safety & stability. On healthtap, your doctors can communicate after your appointments & share labs confidentially/hippa compliant, & free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can zonegran and keppra (levetiracetam) be dosed at the same time? Npo GT pt dosing pedialyte and also have to dose omeprazole which I know has a 1 hr before or 2
What treatment options are there for tietze syndrome? I'm currently on meloxican, zonegran & a muscle relaxer. I can't get the inflammation down.
Time: Costochondritis and tietze syndrome often improve w/ nsaids and avoidance of activities which aggravate the chest pain.If Mobic (meloxicam) is not helping your physician may want to try a different antiinflammatory.Orthopedists are sometimes asked to see pts. W/ rib pain.My experience is that this inflammatory pain almost always improves w/ time... Best of luck! ...Read more
Lately have tingling in fingers and some toes-mostly on right side of head in temporal area tingling feel. Side effect of Zonegran? See Neuro in 3 wk
Side effects: Even though that is not the one reported side effects, people do respond differently to medications. If the symptoms started after the start of the medicine it is possible. Keep up with your neuro appointment. ...Read more
Is it safe to take a 350mg Soma if daily I take .4mg methergine,150mg Effexor (venlafaxine) xr,25mg metoprolol,400mg zonegran?Took 100mg ultram2 hrs ago,not helping
W/ a med list that: long, I wld hope that ur MD gave u very clear instructions re: which meds to take at which times. If u're unsure, Call ur MD. Do not take any meds in any combination other than as specifically recommended by ur MD. Most of the meds listed have CNS activity and, when taken in combination, may incr risk of CNS depression, incr risk of psychomotor impairment, decr seizure threshhold, & more Talk 2 MD ...Read more
Hostile,bitter,mood swings,rage,deep depression.on Trileptal for bipolar,tried everything else.wondering about zonegran?any recommendations for it?
Take a look at: Suzanne Somers's book "I'm too young for this." It's about perimenapause and may be a least part of the cause. It's not appropriate to blame everything on women's hormones but you age suggests this possibility. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Had severe burning/pain in neck/extremities.Neuro thought zonegran may be cause,weaning off,started neurontin, (gabapentin)burning gone.Common w/zonegran?
It can happen: One of the known side effects of zonisamide (Zonegran®) is "pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in the hands or feet." The important thing is that you've notified your neurologist and a medication change was made hat has relieved the burning. Further reading: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a603008.html ...Read more
Im taking zonegran (start last year) & Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (started approx 6 yrs ago: try regulate periods). I recently notice hair thinning..would be from yas?
Hair thinning: Hello LalehZ, As you have been taking these meds for 6 years, I wouldn't think that either of them have recently started to cause the hair thinning. Consider recent stress, diet changes, hair products/care, etc. If attention to these other considerations does not help, then consider speaking with a dermatologist. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) trazadone, keppra, plaquenil, zonegran, Claritin, vitamin B, airborne immune support, stratterra. Can I take these if pregnant? which ones?
Using the general: health education portion of HealthTap can't substitute for getting coordinated care with your obstetrician, psychiatrist and pharmacist. They need to examine the need for each of these and then balance the risks to use the medication with the risks if the medication is not used. This is not a simple task. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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