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Suggest treatment for generalized seizures in children

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Posted on Wed, 6 May 2015
Question: dear sir, My 9 years daughter is suffering with fits since last one month. sometime fits frequency is more than 20 in a day. fits duration is half min to one min. MRI, PET scan done. In pet scan report shows Asymmetrical hypometabolism in right inferior frontal gyrus- likely to be epileptogenic foci.
Dr. Has suggested Sodium Velporate 3 Ml thrice a day, Tab clobazam 10 mg morning and 10 mg evening. Levipil 3 ml morning and 4 ml evening. but still the fits are not completely controlled. now dr. is suggesting to add oxetol 3 ml morning and 3 ml evening. Pl suggest what should i do. i am feeling helpless. XXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Prasanna Heijebu (58 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Your daughter is receiving the right kind of treatment.

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir.

I understand your concern.

Your Child probably seems to Generalized seizures.

Your doctor has given a add on therapy in the form of Clonazepam and Oxetol .

This is an excellent management regimen.

This is control fits from now.

In case if she still has fits,another drug like Levatiracetum can be added.

Post your further queries if any.

Thank you.




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Suggest treatment for generalized seizures in children

Brief Answer: Your daughter is receiving the right kind of treatment. Detailed Answer: Hi Sir. I understand your concern. Your Child probably seems to Generalized seizures. Your doctor has given a add on therapy in the form of Clonazepam and Oxetol . This is an excellent management regimen. This is control fits from now. In case if she still has fits,another drug like Levatiracetum can be added. Post your further queries if any. Thank you.