I feel that is what a stroke would've been like, had it been one. Although some healthcare professionals prescribe Trileptal to treat bipolar disorder, research hasn't shown definitively that it's effective. I’m on the lowest dose. I lost my job & drivers license for 6 months.. It is characterized by episodes of mania, hypomania, or a “mixed .Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry .WebMD explains the symptoms and treatments of bipolar I disorder, and how bipolar I is different from other types of bipolar disorder.. Trileptal is a drug used for epilepsy that’s also sometimes used in bipolar disorder. Symptoms or signs of these side effects may include yellowing of the skin or eyes, unusual bruising or bleeding, severe fatigue or weakness, severe muscle pain, or frequent infections or infections that don't go away. I'm not sure if some of my side effects may be possibly caused by the tumors though.

He went to bed and the next morning he was in convultions and called 911 and this started 9 months of blackout episodes. It stopped my manic highs and lows, it took away the suicidal thoughts and tendencies I was diagnosed with. Bipolar Disorder, also known as manic depressive illness, is a serious medical illness that causes shifts in mood, energy, and ability to function..I really need some input on this oneI am Bipolar 2 and have been on Lamictal for 2 years and really loved it Best two years of my life.

Like any medication, there are potential side effects. NO wonder I was miserable. According to the FDA, common side effects of Trileptal include: “This medication Triletal has made my moods extremely stable in a short time. Studies predominantly examine the treatment of mania: there are data from subgroup analysis on mixed affective, hypomania and rapid-cycling states. My husband carried me to bed. For Bipolar Disorder: “I have just begun Trileptal as a treatment for Bipolar I. I was previously on Seroquel 150 and was unable to function at all within 45 minutes of taking it.

Since I have been on Trileptal, I have lost 30lbs and feel great. Mood was stabilized and things were great until my physical health started to get bad. I've fainted 4 times. The information within the Reviews and FAQ tabs is proprietary to Everyday Health.You can browse Drugs A-Z for a specific prescription or over-the-counter drug or look up drugs based on your specific condition. 5 years later I am leaving with a severe movement disorder, on disability and couldn't get any legal help about the damage this drug caused. Med requires sodium levels to be checked regularly as it can become dangerous.My teenage son started his first dose of Trileptal and got a severe headache about a hr after taking 1 pill. Driving and walking on stairs needs to be addressed before you even start.Trileptal was taken as prescribed for 7 months.

So I went back down to one tablet. my doctor said that's highly common.

It caused akathisia, dystonia and other extrapyramidal side effects. Doctor will not give me Topamax.” This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list or to replace information provided by your personal doctor. Several studies have evaluated the effectiveness of Trileptal in acute mania. In fact, Trileptal is the only reason I am able to physically leave this review... otherwise I am emotionless and numb. Scratchy throat and respiratory problems also. Only downside to the meds is that they affect my memory, and I'm probably not as sharp as I used to be. It did help with seizures for a short time up until this year 2016, when that same frontal cavernoma bled. All is well now.