Epilepsy Talk

How are your meds affecting you?

April 29, 2021
29 Comments

They’re necessary, but not necessarily nice.

And every med has its own side-effect. Just as different people experience different difficulties.

Here’s the low-down on the possible side-effects of your drugs and others.

Some might sound painfully familiar…


Epilepsy Drug Side-Effects…

April 22, 2020
78 Comments

They’re necessary, but not necessarily nice.

And every med has its own side-effects.

Just as different people experience different difficulties.

But here‘s the low-down on the possible side-effects.


NEW Anti-Epilepsy Drugs

October 20, 2013
16 Comments

As an orphan drug, you can see why epilepsy isn’t way up front in the funding department.

But, miraculously, there are 7 new drugs that have come down the line.

Here’s a brief summary of each…


Perampanel — New Hope For Those With Uncontrollable Seizures

November 6, 2012
19 Comments

On October 24, 2012 the FDA approved Perampanel as an adjunct treatment for refractory partial-onset seizures in patients with epilepsy aged 12 years and older. A step forward for us all. Here’s why…


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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