Thank you for posting your query.
) is well known to cause weight gain. However, it is mostly due to increased appetite, resulting in overeating. So, if you eat in moderation and exercise well, this extra weight can be shed.
Imbalance and poor concentration may rarely be also due to epilim, but are not common with it.
Please discuss these issues with your neurologist
in the next visit. If necessary, he would replace epilim with another anti-epileptic drug.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad