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12 year old had convulsions and spasms during a flight landing. Diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy. On oxitol, fresium and eption. CT scan showing venous hemegonia. Advice?

Dear Doctor, My son is 12 years old, We were travelling by flight it was long journey of 6 hrs, while landing my son had CONVULSION, and spasm came from his mouth, and immediatly we admitted to an hospital, doc there diagonsed and IDIOPATHIC EPILEPSY , and he was on EPTION, We came back to home and consulted LOCAL Doc, he changed to OXITOL and Fresium.., and he was facing 2-3 times a week an seizure, I will describe what happan : Suddenly BLURR Vision, Stop hearing from ears... and further left had starts shaking and then some times he fall downs.... Here doc. now changed Fresium to LEVIPILL and he said Its OCIPITAL EPILEPSY ........ His EEG in AWAKE AND SLEEP Shows something wrong, and his CT Scan shows VENUS HEMEGONIA ....... PLEASE DO GUIDE ME WHAT TO DO ?????? Do we continu the medicine ? when it will stop and my son will be free from sezuires ? ( I CAN MAIL ALL REPORTS ) Do further investigation is required ????? - Vikrant
Asked On : Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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Dear friend ,
There is no point changing antiepileptic medication frequently,
First of all why you had these seizures ,cause need to be accertained with MRI Brain with Epilepsy protocoll probably venous angioma may be the cause,Next you need to get levels of antiepileptic drugs checked in your sons blood,because there is no fun in having three drugs with all of them having low levels in your blood cause that will not control the seizures. Also multiple drug intake also causes decreased serum level of these drugs. Medicines are not to be stopped suddenly or without doctors advice
Dr. Vineet Saggar (MCh)
Neuro Surgeon / Spinal Surgeon
Chandigarh, Mohali -
Ivy Hospital Sector 71
Mob. No.:- +91-9855990990
Answered: Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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