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Taking Ayurvedic medicine and Mazetol for epileptic seizure. Can it be cured permanently?

Doctor, im Durgesh 24 years suffering with epilepsy from the age of 3 years i used homeopathy but im not satisfied again i consult neurologist after all test s he suggest to use oxetol 300mg daily morn - even up to 5 years but every year surely once seizures are occurring from last 3 years im using Ayurveda medicine and mazetol-200mg from 3 years using of Ayurveda i got 7 times. so i m bit fear about my career will it permanently curable.
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Hi Durgesh,

Thank you for posting your query.

I should tell you that epilepsy can not be cured. However, the good news is that it can be kept under control with medications. In many cases, medicines are required for whole life.

Mazetol is a good medicine for treating epilepsy, but make sure you are taking the correct dose (10-20 mg per kg body weight). So, if your weight is 60kg, you should take at least 600 mg daily.

If fits are not controlled with mazetol, there are other good medicines for controlling epilepsy.
Please discuss these issues with your neurologist.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Tue, 23 Oct 2012
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