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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

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

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What is zonegran used for?

What is zonegran used for?

Seizures: It was developed as an anti seizure medication. It does have other uses as well. ...Read more

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With the medication zonegran can it cause paranoia?

With the medication zonegran can it cause paranoia?

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

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Can you take zonegran and topamax (topiramate) together?

Can you take zonegran and topamax (topiramate) together?

Probably: There are several adverse interactions that might occur. However, with careful monitoring by your doctor it it likely safe. ...Read more

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Can I use zonegran for migraine prevention?

Can I use zonegran for migraine prevention?

Yes: Zonegran has a good side effect profile. You should drink plenty of fluids to avoid risk of kidney stones. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

TAkes time: Every month the chance for achieving pregnancy is ~ 15%. Hang in there, hopefully it will happen naturally. If not, you can consider seeing a doctor after 6 months of trying. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will taking risperdal and zonegran together increase my seizures?

Will taking risperdal and zonegran together increase my seizures?

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 more

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