Thank you for posting your query.
is a common cause of seizures in India, and several other countries.
It is good to note that your cysticercus infection has healed. However, there is a mild increased risk of seizures even in cases of healed cysticercus granuloma
. So, I agree with your concern that you could have seizures after stopping the anti epileptic drugs.
One method to find out whether you could have seizures in future is to do an MRI
brain (Magnetisation transfer sequence) to look for perilesional gliosis
(scar the site of infection). If a scar is present, then, it is better for you to continue Trioptal (oxcarbazepine
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist