Thank you for posting your query.
is a chronic disease, and there is a risk of recurrence of seizures, if you stop the medications. This is more likely to happen, if you go cold turkey, that is, stop the medicines suddenly.
You should take the medications for at least three years of seizure freedom.
If you are experiencing side effects due to epilim, you have the option of switching on to another drug, such as levetiracetam
Please discuss these issues with your neurologist
Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist