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Blood donation chances while on anti-seizure medicines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi can i still donate blood even if i had seizure? i had seizure last may and im taking anti-seizure medicine? its dilantin?
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi as well..
User :   here's my question.. hi can i still donate blood even if i had seizure? i had seizure last may and im taking anti-seizure medicine? its dilantin?
Doctor :   Yes you can
User :   is that for sure? just want to clarify things..
Doctor :   Seizures in May is not the contraindication
User :   even currently taking dilantin right? im just concern about the person i'll be donating the blood with.. :D
User :   according to our company nurse.. my blood might have toxic chemicals because of the medicine..
Doctor :   still you can donate blood
User :   thanks a lot..
Doctor :   You welcome
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
Doctor :   Bye
User :   thanks
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