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A 30-year-old male asked:

Can when i was 16 i was prescribed a barbiturate for sleeping from my dr while i was taking it i had 2 seizures is this possible ?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
It's possible but...: Realize that a person can have a seizure for many reasons. Having a seizure does not have to be related to his medication, his diet, his activities, etc...
Dr. Stuart Wasser
Addiction Medicine 36 years experience
See below: It is always possible to have an increased risk of seizure when reducing the amount of barbiturate used from a prior dose.
Last updated Mar 1, 2019

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