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Epilepsy And Seizures And Oxcarbazepine
Best medicine for epileptic seizures? Daughter was on oxcarbazepine 300mg .1.5 2x daily and she had two seizures in one day after being on it for almost 1 month.
See below: Why oxcarbazepine, an older generic drug which can cause low sodium, liver toxicity, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, and teratogenic risks? Most epilepsy specialists might choose lamotrigine, depakote, vimpat, keppra, as alternative drugs. Furthermore, you need to have her within a therapeutic range on any med, and the above dose is not close. Get a second opinion. ...Read more
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical ...Read more
We have discontinued meds for seizures which were termed to be absent epilepsy. it has been more than 2 years now, but nothing happened so far. ?
I have epilepsy since last 3 years. I had 3 seizures by now. I take levetiracetam750mg once in a day. Do I have a better cure. And get relief from med?
Neurologist: Do i correctly assume that you've had a though examination with MRI by a neurologist ? There can be multiple reasons for seizure... most important is to find the cause. Depending on the cause, different medications might be rx'd. If you've had the workup, It may be time to see the neuro again.. Best Wishes ...Read more
I have epilepsy from the past three years. And my symptoms shows its tonicclonic seizures. Its not continuous and recently after 2years i got it again?
See U neurologist : For reassessment and treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
Actually, yes: In fact, some people can have absence, tonic-clonic, and myoclonic seizures (most commonly seen in syndrome called jme). ...Read more
I was diagnosed with epilepsy i used medication, now seizures has stoped is it possible that it'l return? And why?
Epilepsy: Epilepsy is a condition when a person has had two or more unprovoked seizures. It may lead them to have more seizures without treatment. Some kinds of epilepsy stop during adulthood, most kinds do not. Medication may be helpful for preventing seizures. If you have epilepsy, the seizures may return if the medicine is stopped. ...Read more
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