Thank you for posting your query.
is a chronic illness, and medicines are required for long term, even lifelong in several cases. Since, you have already had a recurrence of fits after stopping medicines earlier, I feel you should continue the medications lifelong.
chrono (sodium valproate
) is a safe and effective anti-epileptic drug. In most people, there are no side effects. Some people may have weight gain, hair loss and shivering of hands due to encorate chrono. Rarely, liver damage
Please discuss these issues with your doctor.
Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist