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A 17-year-old female asked:

I had 1 seizure 2 yrs ago while taking minocycline, been seizure free since. i've been off keppra (levetiracetam) for 5 mths. is it possible that was my only seizure?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 years experience
Might be: Guidlines for diagnosis of epilepsy have changed in the past week ! recurrent unprovoked seizures used to be the gold standard. Now only one seizure combined with an abnormal eeg might lead to a diagnosis of epilepsy at 17 driving safety and restrictions are a major concern. Each case should be taken very seriously and individualized.

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