) may be best suited in your case. For generalised seizure
Eptoin is the First choice of drug and sodium valproate
is the second choice of drug. Though both drugs have side effects, sodium valproate is 2nd line of choice due to the fear of Hepatic (liver
) toxicity in young children.
These side effects occur only on prolonged use or at very high doses.
While using eptoin, oral hygiene
must be well maintained due to risk of Gum hypertrophy. Periodic Monitoring of blood sugar level is essential.