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What to take for cold if I am a seizure patient

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Migraine: Topiramate is used for migraine prophylaxis. It may increase risk of osteoporosis. If side effects occur discontinue the medication and discuss with ... Read More
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Migraine therapy: Topiramate affects the neurotransmitter GABA by blocking sodium channels in certain brain cells. This is effective in treating certain types of epilep ... Read More
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Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
It has other uses: FDA indications for topiramate include seizures and prophylaxis (prevention) of migraines. Topiramate has also been used successfully as treatment for ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Writer
15 years experience Psychiatry
Sedated: 20 mg daily of Clonazepam (klonopin) is a very high daily dose. Most people would experience an impairing level of sedation on that dose. Reducing the ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Slowly both up ; dow: The dose would be raised slowly to allow adjustment to occur and tapering down would be extremely slow so as to avoid withdrawal delirium and recurren ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
75 hours average: The half-life of Depakote is about 15 hours that means after five half-lives have passed the drug has usually reached a steady state.Right around 75 h ... Read More
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Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Couple weeks: Depakote will build up slowly. Effect will be evident within a couple weeks. However side effect may also be evident during that time. Absolute lev ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Who knows?: The comatose patient never has memory for events, but unlikely that the seizures would cause pain. However, the two week duration of problems and sei ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seizures: In complex seizures one loses the ability to interact with his surroundings. He may be in a trance like state. His speech may be slurred and sound lik ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Seizures: You should see your neurologist to reevaluate you and your medications
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Not known 2 cause Sz: Etomidate is used in inducing general anesthesia. One of the most authorities sources on medications, lexi drugs states: "neuromuscular ; skeletal: my ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience Psychiatry
Neurologist: See neurologist he will order series of tests mini seizure can be dangerous risk of falls and accident.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Underlying cause: The seizure is likely related to the stroke causing the paralysis. Even a small amount of bleeding in the damaged area from the stroke would set up a ... Read More
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Safety: Make sure that the patient is not in a situation where he or she can hurt themselves such as by falling or hitting something hard, turn them on their ... Read More
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