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Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016 in Epilepsy
Question: I have had two mri's one 48hr eeg and and a regular eeg as well as spinal puncture to rule out menigitis. Was determined I did not have epilepsy.
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Your medications should be slowly tapered off.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

I am Dr Sudhir Kumar, Neurologist and would try my best to help you.

I have noted your symptoms and investigation reports. Normal MRI and EEG are a good news. I agree that you do not have epilepsy. The reasons for seizure were stress and sudden stopping of ativan.

Currently, you should stop the anti-epileptic medications. However, this should be slowly done. Sudden stoppage of these drugs may produce seizures.

I hope my answer helps. Please get back if you have any follow up queries or if you require any additional information.

Wishing you good health,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
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