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Doctor insights on: Medications That Cause Seizures

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Dr. William Singer
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Seizure Disorder (Definition)

Seizure disorder also known as epilepsy, is a neurological condition in which the brain's abnormal electrical activity causes muscular convulsions and altered mental states. Epilepsy is diagnosed when an individual has ...Read more


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Can seizure medication cause erectile dysfuction over the years in men?

Can seizure medication cause erectile dysfuction over the years in men?

Possibly: Any medicine can have any side effect. Even though seizure medication doesn't commonly cause ed, medication needs to be considered as a possible cause. Work with your physician to see if a change is safe for you. If you are able to change meds and the ed resolves, then there is your answer. ...Read more

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Can taking to much pain medication cause a person to have seizure like symptoms?

Can taking to much pain medication cause a person to have seizure like symptoms?

Yes: Opioids lower your seizure threshold and therefore you may be at risk of having a seizure. Please see your doctor about what to do. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can prescription drugs cause seizures?

Help plz! Can prescription drugs cause seizures?

Some : prescription medications could potentially lower seizure threshold. ...Read more

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Can the drug conserta (adhd med ) cause seizures ? 8yr old has had 4 since being on it

Yes: Comcèrta can cause seizures. Please talk to the doctor about a neurologic work-up and what other treatment options are. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can anti seizure medications cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Can anti seizure medications cause cirrhosis of the liver?

Yes: Some anti-epileptic medications can be toxic to liver and over time can cause liver damage and cirrhosis. This is one of the reasons why physicians obtain bloodwork to monitor drug effects. Some anti-epleptic drugs are more hepatotoxic than others. ...Read more

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My neurologist only wants to prescribe me medication and won't look into the cause for why I am having seizures. Is this normal?

Possible?: Medication reduces your risks of further seizures. As a well respected epilepsy expert once taught me, and emphasized to his patients, you can die from a seizure. So, do not disregard taking medications. Findings the cause for a seizure is not always easy, there is such a thing as cryptogenic seizures. ...Read more

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Is it possible that anti-seizure medication cause night time bed wetting?

Not usual: If a person has epilepsy, night time bed wettin can be a symptom of seizures in sleep. speak to your neurologist about an EEG done during night time sleep. ...Read more

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