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How long does it take to go into status epilepticus after stopping medications?

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In brief: Varies

Could be a single dose or many doses.
Not all patients with epilepsy will develop status epilepticus off meds, but anti-seizure meds should never be stopped suddenly.

In brief: Varies

Could be a single dose or many doses.
Not all patients with epilepsy will develop status epilepticus off meds, but anti-seizure meds should never be stopped suddenly.
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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In brief: Varies

Some patients with epilepsy can develop status epilepticus after missing a single dose of medications, for others it might take much longer. Not all patients with epilepsy will develop status epilepticus off medications, but one should never stop anti-seizure meds without discussing it with one's doctor.

In brief: Varies

Some patients with epilepsy can develop status epilepticus after missing a single dose of medications, for others it might take much longer. Not all patients with epilepsy will develop status epilepticus off medications, but one should never stop anti-seizure meds without discussing it with one's doctor.
Dr. Darren Gitelman
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