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2 years old child with cerebral palsy and myoclonic fit on depakin 50mg/kg/d and not response .What is the next step in treatment?

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Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possible change meds

Different antiepilepsy medications have different effects on different seizure types.

In brief: Possible change meds

Different antiepilepsy medications have different effects on different seizure types.
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Dr. Osman Farooq
Pediatrics - Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Dose change

Anti-seizure meds are typically started at the lowest therapeutic dose and slowly increased if the patient continues to have breakthrough seizures.
If your child continues to have seizures, you should call the prescribing doctor to ask what they want to dose to change to.

In brief: Dose change

Anti-seizure meds are typically started at the lowest therapeutic dose and slowly increased if the patient continues to have breakthrough seizures.
If your child continues to have seizures, you should call the prescribing doctor to ask what they want to dose to change to.
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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Could be serious

There is no sense guessing without a lot more information .
Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you.

In brief: Could be serious

There is no sense guessing without a lot more information .
Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you.
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