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    Managing my prescriptions

    By Matt

    When I was first diagnosed with epilepsy my prescription was changing quite regularly. My consultant wanted to gradually increase the dose I was taking and tried different medicines. The doctors eventually got me on the right amount and my final dose.

    It did get quite complicated keeping my GP up to date I found it helpful to have a letter from the consultant to give to my GP.

    "Before leaving the pharmacy I check everything that’s on the prescription is there."

    Things that have helped are:


    Getting myself organised has taken time, I’ve got better at it. I’ve moved around a bit recently which has meant changing to a different pharmacy and changing the version of my medicine. It didn’t cause any issues for me.



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