Hi am new to the site. Basically I haven't been able to have a face-to-face discussion with any professional whose knowledgeable about this drug. I feel I need to be closely monitored while taking it due to existing severe depression and chaotic nature (potential missing tabs), tendency for eczema etc. I can't seem to get my queries and concerns addressed and only know about watching for serious side-effects thanks to the web.
Consequently I have held off taking it until I feel more confident about knowing what I am going to be possibly dealing with, when I know I can cope with the atypical absence ('frozen/conscious) or occasional 'floppy' seizures even though the frequency means my life is limited and am exhausted most of the time and often daren't leave the village or sometimes the house. Though touch wood I have been seizure free for 5 days.
Basically my main concern is will I feel 'dulled' and are there likely to be side effects which will lessen later. Would be starting on 25mg- eventually to 100mg.
Any advice information will help as am feeling perhaps I am being unreasonable or paranoid?