Epilim Questions and Reviews

Epilim Reviews


Reviewed by Vicki on

I have been on Epilim now for 17 years, due to some Grand Mal seizures since I was 15, but prior to Epilim I was on Tegretol, taken off Tegretol due to more side effects to the liver than Epilim has. All together I have now been on Anit-Convulsant drugs for the last 32 years. I wouldn't say my weight gain is all due to the taking of this medication but am now having to go up slowly from 500mg x 2 a day to taking 1000 x 2 a day. I am sure all those really concerned with side effects, go and see your doctor and demand why this is happening and ask to be removed from the medication if you think it is giving you all of these issues, but also in saying that you also need to let the medication be able to get into your system at a certain level for a certain length of time for it to be really effective on why it was prescribed. My reason for the increase now is that I suffer with chronic debilitating back pain along with my brain waves still showing activity there for epilepsy. I was in shock and am hoping I don't myself gain anymore weight as the middle age spread has done enough of that for me and with having my bad pain in the back, it is a lot harder to do any exercise. I have never experienced suicidal thoughts, nor have I had erratic mood swings. I have however felt very tired when first using the medication all those years ago.For the person having to take so much above and then she mentions all the side effects she is having, again write everything down and let your doctor know, make sure they listen and if they don't well go and see another doctor, although this would be a first to hear that Epilim is being used to regulate your cycle every month, I would not be seeing a normal GP about that but making an appointment to see a specialist in that field. I am grateful that I have not had too many side effects but will let you know when my dose has increased to the amount my specialist wishes me to take, although one more moment of fog brain and I will then need to find yet another medication as this is a 3rd attempt to stop neurological pain in my back All the best to everyone and take care x


Previous Epilim Review | Next Epilim Review

It is very important to keep track of all side effects and discuss them with your doctor. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

In June 2005 I suffered a minor head injury, after a while I started having a mild muscle spasm in my left arm,

I take Eplim morning and night I think they make me shake when I write or hold a two mug

Can you please tell me the side effects of Epilim 200 mg? My daughter is 4 and half year age. She is taking the

I have been taking Epilim for bipolar disorder for 15 years now,it has help keep me relatively stable.However i have just been diagnosed

I take 1800mg of Epilim daily and in the past few years I have begun suffering pain in my joints, especially my wrists,

Ive been on Epilim cr 500 three times a day since having a traumatic head injury following a traffic accident between my bike and a

perscribed 2000mg of Epilim to be taken over a 24 hour period for borderline personality disorder,to aid in mood stabilisation. i have been

I'm 29 male and have been on Epilim for a year and a half. I've noticed in the last 6 months I have put

I am now 37 and have been on Epilim for the past 19 years. I stuggle alot with my weight and have even considered

my niece is turning 4 next month. her doctor perscribed her Epilim over a week ago as she was having small seizures lasting about

My son is on Epilim, according to the dr's it is a mood stabelizer. He turns 23 in Nov, staying with his

i have bi polar and have been taking lithium for about 6 years but came off it to go on Epilim so far all i

have bipolor and take 500mg twice a day aswell as zoloft,extreme weight gain up to 91kg ,and needing to loose 25kg,have had

I've taken Epilim for over a year now and i still have seizures, i'm wondering is it normal to have chest paons after having

I have gain 20kg to date. Hands trembling slightly

been reading posts - my eplium has just been doubled because of bi-polar symptoms .. reading posts and think it would be easier

yep, im on 750 daily and my hair is really thinning and shedding, ive zero confidence my personality has lost its mojo and

I went to rehab and was diagnosed with Bipolar within two days. I used drugs for ten years and alcohol for 20. When

it scared my daugher so much that she called the ambulance at 2 in the morning while i had a minor attack but she said

I find it hard too loose weight, also doent help with my mood as i was a slim person. I now have thyroid


I was taking Epilem for having one siezure.I had taken this drug for 17 years and through two pregnancies. Mood swings,irrational,unable

I have been on Epilim chrono 700 per day for 11 years (since i was 20) and have been suffering from bouts of depression which

i Have been on Epilim too for a couple of months and im having same problem, i cant lose weight and im twicthing all

i have gained 50 pounds from being on Epilim over the past year but i have not experiened any seizures during this time

View More

Track Your Epilim Side Effects - It's Easy and Free. >> Start Today Already a User? Log In

Discuss Epilim Side Effects

Ask a Doctor
Notice - The material on this site is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment provided by a qualified health care provider. Viewing and using of this information is subject to accepting Terms Of Use. does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. The information regarding adverse reports, reviews and polls contained on site has not been scientifically or otherwise verified as to a cause and effect relationship and cannot be used to estimate the incidence of side effects, adverse drug reactions or for establishing or changing of patient treatments. Thank you for visiting!