Welcome to HW from me as well! Depression and epilepsy go hand in hand. So, it may be the Topomax it may not be. I have been on topomax for a little over a year now and have not experienced any depression. But, again, different people experience different side effects from the same meds. But, back to my orignial statement. We tend to worry about when our next seiaure is going to occur, will it be in public, what will people think, how will they react, how will our reinds and family react, will we loose friends, will our family reject us,will we loose our job, will we be able to find a new job, will we loose our priviledge to drive, how will or meds make us feel, will or neuro listen to us. These are all things that we may think about either consciously or subconciosly and they cause depression. Have told your neruo that you are depressed? That is something that you really need to communicate to you neuro so that it can be addressed. It is very common and easy to remedy. Keep us posted and we'll definately keep you in our thoughts
Intractible Epilepsy,7 knee surgeries, 1 shoulder surgery, compressed discs in spine, Curvature of spine, sacroiliac joint disfunction, leg length deficency. Meds: Topamax 300mg's, Klonopin 1.5mg's, Lamictal 200 mg's
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