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Can antibiotics cause seizures in people who do not have a seizure disorder?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rare

There are some antibiotics that have been known to trigger seizures.
Speak to your doctor about your concern.

In brief: Rare

There are some antibiotics that have been known to trigger seizures.
Speak to your doctor about your concern.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

...Certain antimicrobials can lower seizure thresholds and cause seizures even in the absence of a history of such events.

In brief: Yes

...Certain antimicrobials can lower seizure thresholds and cause seizures even in the absence of a history of such events.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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