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A 30-year-old male asked:

if someone is seizure free on a low level of dilantin 3.1 for 15 years since teen what are the chances of another seizure are chances low ?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Very low-unlikely: Your Dilantin level is known as a homeopathic dose-not likely to be preventing any seizure activity if you truly have an ongoing epilepsy.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Very low: There is little information for a period as long as 15 years. A dilantin level of 3.1 is very low and unlikely to be preventing seizrues from occuring, so it is unlikely that another seizure will occur. Best figures are that after 2-4 years free of seizures, 75% of people will remain sseizure free when medication is discontinued

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