Thank you for posting your query.
) generally is a very good and effective medicine for controlling epilepsy. However, in your husband's case, it is causing a side effect- excessive sleep. As the current dose is too low to decrease it further, the only option is to stop it.
However, he needs to be on anti-epileptic drugs. So, he may start one of the other drugs such as sodium valproate
, etc. Please discuss this with his neurologist
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad