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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Seizure (Definition)

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


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Is a seizure drug administerered post op? Does a neurosurgeon administer seizure medication through IV as a precaution against a patient having a seizure during or after brain surgery? Is this common practice?

Administering : Administering anti-seizure medicine through a vein (IV) or by mouth after brain surgery is not uncommon, and usually depends on the neurosurgeon's personal understanding and experience of the risk of seizures given the patient and the surgery. In some cases, patients are advised to take anti-seizure medicine for weeks or months following a surgery. ...Read more

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What anesthetic drugs percipitate seizures.?

Very Few..: Very few actually precipitate (cause) seizures, although many anesthetic drugs and drugs administered in the "peri-operative . Period" do lower the seizure threshold. This might "increase" the possibility of a seizure if these drugs were given in unusually large amounts, which they rarely are...Narcotics, ketamine, anticholinergics, antihistamines, insulin, some antibiotics. No worry! ...Read more

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How do antiepileptic medications work to control seizures?

Chemical way.: Anti epileptics work at molecular level by controlling ionic channel gate in cell membrane like na, k, ca, nmda. Etc thereby altering excitability of cell membrane. It is a very advanced detailed science. ...Read more

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Do seizures cause ms ?

Do seizures cause ms

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Causes of MS: There are several factors that may cause MS, and we may not know what all of them are! As far as we know, seizures are not a cause of MS. Most people with MS (about 98%) never have a seizure in their life. ...Read more

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Is there any chemotherapy that could cause seizures as a side affect?

Is there any chemotherapy that could cause seizures as a side affect?

Chemotherapy seizure: Sure several chemotherapeutic agents can cause seizures such as etoposide ifosfamide cytarabine methotrexate and especially if the last two are given into the spinal fluid direct as is usually given or in high dosages ...Read more

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Can anti-seizure medicine be used to treat bell's palsy?

Can anti-seizure medicine be used to treat bell's palsy?

No: Bell's palsy is facial weakness or paralysis that is thought to be caused by a viral infection. It is not a seizure and therefore those seizure medications would not be helpful. ...Read more

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Which fruit has antioxidant which helps to reduce seizures ?

None: Seizure disorders are serious, and require serious medical management. Supplementing the diet with random agents whose absorption and blood levels would wildly vary, creates a dangerous lack of control. See your doctor for medical management. ...Read more

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Why do some people have epileptic seizures when they are on shrooms?

Why do some people have epileptic seizures when they are on shrooms?

Brain toxicity: Your brain is a very complex structure that needs careful management. Putting toxic agents into the body will cause disruption of brain function. This can result in convulsions. Some people are more prone than others to the effects of toxic agents. It is not wise to mess with the brain. Treat it properly and keep it in good health, and it will provide you with good function for many years. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsions are rhythmic contractions of all muscles in the body, which create a violent rhythmic motion. A common type of convulsion is ...Read more


Peganone (Definition)

Peganone is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more