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Fatigue and tiredness after taking epilepsy medicines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well my family thinks that i may be depressed, i have epilespy, can this casue depression
Doctor :Are you using any medication for that
User :   trileptal for the epilepsy

Doctor :   ok
User :   im always tired

Doctor :   it might be because of the anti epileptic drug what you are using
Doctor :   drowsiness , fatigue are side effects of the above mentioned drug
User :   do you think i should talk to my neurologist about depression, im very shy so i dont know

Doctor :   you can speak to him
Doctor :   there is nothing to feel shy
Doctor :   every doctor tries to make their patients better
Doctor :   It seems you are having drowsiness , not depression
Doctor :   At what time you usually wake up in the mornings

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