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Could juvenile myoclonic epilepsy symptoms worsen after your first grand mal seizure?

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Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience in Neurology
Could : Most folks with jme respond well to modest doses of depakote, but a small percentage have difficult-to-control seizures. It might seem like it gets worse after the first convulsion simply because the convulsions don't come under control.
Answered on Apr 13, 2014

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