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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
It can be.: Side effects of Ethosuximide can include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, decreased appetite, diarrhea, GI upset, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Ethosuximine: You can find the answer to this at: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682327.Html also, entering medlineplus.Gov into your browser's ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Known side effect: Nausea is a known se of this drug. So, if you can't ameliorate this with simple steps (eg varying timing, with food, trial of ginger chews etc.), then ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Drugs: Potential death. Don't take molly.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in Neurosurgery
Absolutely!: I rarely prescribe valproate as an initial anti-epileptic agent anymore (though i did years ago) since there are so many aeds (antiepileptic drugs) th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Moodiness: Keppra (levetiracetam) is a remarkably safe medication. It is handled by the body in a manner that does not damage liver or blood or kidney. However ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
Asthenia : Weakness can be caused by induction of an adrenal deficiency in the setting of chronic steroid use ( withdrawal ) Any of the medications listed can pr ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Phenytoin: Not sure what you mean. Phenytoin is not considered to be a sedative by definition. This stands for the fact it doesn't possess properties that inhibi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gross
72 years experience in Anesthesiology
Compazine (prochlorperazine): Side effects of Compazine (prochlorperazine) can be serious and are related to the compound itself, which is a mild anti-psychotic drug with structure ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Jeff24, U need help: I see that you posted many questions all related to your "seizure" which you may have had 14 yrs ago. Despite multiple answers from different docs, yo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Same as others: Numbness, burning, or tingling in the hands or feet, slowed reactions, difficulty concentrating, speech problems (especially difficulty thinking of sp ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Can be: Pepcid (famotidine) and other acid-suppression drugs (ppis) are commonly used, for long periods of time for various stomach conditions - and not alway ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Medicine for seizure: Felbatol (felbamate) is a medication used to treat seizures.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
For the type of: Seizure , there is the right type of medication. The right medication for absence seizure is either valproic acid or Ethosuximide
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Same family: Unlikely to have any significant difference / risk.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Levetiracetam is generally well tolerated, but may cause drowsiness, weakness, unsteady gait, coordination problems, headache, pain, forgetfulness, an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Many: But none terribly common or serious. Read the supplies information for each drug.
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Topamax (topiramate): It can. Many of the meds used for bipolar disorder can affect sleep patterns. Hopefully they will help normalize your sleep/ wake cycle, which is crit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Moodiness: Keppra (levetiracetam) is a remarkably safe medication. It is handled by the body in a manner that does not damage liver or blood or kidney. However ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladislav Volicer
61 years experience in Geriatric Psychiatry
Not likely: The only reason for sleep problem may be that you might have to go to the bathroom more often during the night.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Can: Among the many side effects of the drug is increase in appetite. Doesn't mean that every patient gets it, or that you will. Discuss options with your ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
In rare situation: It was used in intractable epilepsy with great results, miraculous in some cases unfurtunatelly found to cause aplastic anemia and liver failur ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
One which works: These are all good drugs and what is best is what works for you.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
It can be.: Side effects of Ethosuximide can include dizziness, headache, sleepiness, decreased appetite, diarrhea, GI upset, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, ... Read More
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