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Side effects of levipil on pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, want to know whether levipil has side effects on pregnancy and whether any other medicine is better than levipil
User :   hello
User :   Hi
User :   want to know has levipil has side effects on pregnancy
User :   ?
User :   OK
User :   what is the reason for using in your case?
User :   for the past 6-7 yrs im on epilex chrono 800 mg
User :   High bilirunn
User :   suffering from epilepsy
User :   having fits
User :   ok
User :   but from the past 6-7 yrs not have any seizures
User :   just want to know the side effects of levipil on pregnancy
User :   ?
User :   Can you wait
User :   ok
User :   The side effects of levipil are depression, emotional instability, tremor, amnesia, headache, nausea,rash, indigestion and decreased appetite.
User :   Are their any side effects in pregnancy?
User :   The teratogenic side effects are not noticed in human beings
User :   if i take epilex chrono will there is side effects in pregancy
User :   This is valproc acid
User :   It has side effects
User :   and one more thing which medicine is better to control fits
User :   All medicines are equally effective
User :   only side ffects varies
User :   then which medicine is better
User :   currently i m not got any fits
User :   for the past 6-7 years
User :   If u r not taking med, do not start
User :   6-7 yrs
User :   and i m on epilex chrono 800 mg
User :   they do not cause any effects noiw
User :   i m on medicine from the last 10-12 years
User :   u said u r not having fits for 6-7 yrs
User :   yes
User :   but u r on medicines for 6-7 yrs
User :   is that right
User :   initially i m on tegratol
User :   then also homeopathy
User :   ok
User :   now on epilex
User :   yes
User :   ok
User :   from the past 6-7 years
User :   please do not stop the medicines now
User :   and after that i dont have any fits
User :   Are u pregant now
User :   i consult with the doctor
User :   Are you planning for pregnancy
User :   and they are planning to change my medicine from epilex to levipil
User :   ok
User :   i have consulted 2-3 doctors
User :   ok
User :   If u r planning for pregancy plz let me know that fact
User :   if u r planning for pregancy , that is good
User :   i m not married
User :   i m planning for marriage
User :   Ok
User :   therefore i m concerned about my future
User :   IOk
User :   which medicine is better
User :   Levipiul
User :   new med
User :   as of i know and expereience epilex is better to control fits
User :   but has side effects on uterus
User :   no
User :   u mean to say levipiul instead of levipil
User :   i have irregular cycle
User :   due to epilex crono
User :   do u have irreguar periods
User :   That is not side effectsd
User :   ok
User :   hello
User :   Hi
User :   i m plaaning for marriage
User :   You told me and eventually you become mother
User :   plz advice me which medicine is better levipil or epilex chrono
User :   ?
User :   and you want to avoid side effects from medicines
User :   yes
User :   I understood that
User :   as i know there are side effects of epilex chrono on prgnancy
User :   Levipil in USa it is KEPPRA is latest medicines
User :   latest anti seizure medication have very good side effect profile
User :   in IN can u tell me the medicine which is available
User :   So what is ur Question now?
User :   ok
User :   I will tell u
User :   as my doctor has advice me to take levipil
User :   but as i told u already that our family doctor has told me that it is not a good option
User :   ?
User :   What is not good optoion?
User :   ??
User :   Read this info.
User :   WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   levipil
User :   as it comes under C option for pregnancy
User :   i am a bit confused
User :   You are confusing the doctor too
User :   Let me tell u few facts
User :   ohh
User :   sorry
User :   ok
User :   The latest medicines have very few side effects
User :   Old, classic medicines have many side effects
User :   ok
User :   The latest medicines are fruits of best reseacrh
User :   what
User :   is good option
User :   ok
User :   it means it has no side effects on pregnancy
User :   and the child
User :   The latest drugs in medicnes are very good results best reseacrh
User :   I can say rhere are none
User :   Does it help u now
User :   i m not able to understand
User :   Give me ur no
User :   I will call u
User :   sorry for my confusing question
User :   0000
User :   As I am telling u r very confused with the problem
User :   And u want the best medicine
User :   i know that
User :   Levipil is good
User :   ok
User :   comparared to other medicines
User :   There 2-3 latest medicines for seizures
User :   That is all
User :   and one more thing is this is curable
User :   All medicnes are old
User :   or i have to be on medicine life long
User :   ?
User :   Yea
User :   it mean i have to be in medicine all my life
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