Common "Epilepsy" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Recurrent seizures caused due to sudden and uncontrolled changes in the brain's electrical activity is called epilepsy. People with epilepsy have symptoms like confusion, uncontrolled jerking of the hands and legs, loss of consciousness, tiredness, etc. The factors that increase the risk of epilepsy are head injury, stroke, brain tumor, infectious diseases, birth brain defects, and autism.

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Is it necessary to be on epilepsy medication when it is ruining one's life?

Query: Hi doctor, My partner was diagnosed with epilepsy seven years ago. Since then, she has had three convulsive seizures but has not had any in the past five years. She is 21 and currently on 100 mg of Epilim day and night. She had an electroencephalogram (EEG) three months ago which resulted in abnorma...  Read Full »

Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. Regarding your question, is there really a need for her to be on the medication anymore as it is ruining her life, we need to do magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Brain...  Read Full »

My friend had a seizure despite taking medicines. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend has epilepsy and takes Dicorate 500 as prescribed by a neurologist six years ago. Before he used to take Encorate Chrno ER 300 twice a day. The last attack of seizure was six years ago, after which he consulted a neurologist and got a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and elec...  Read Full »

Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query, and understand your concern. If he is getting seizures with the present drugs, He needs to add one more antiepileptic drug, either Levemex or Clobazam. This medicine can not be prescribed online. He needs to consult a neurosurgeon or neurologist in...  Read Full »

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