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2 yrs 10 months old has angelman syndrome with seizures, EEG normal. Advised valparin. right medicine?

my son 2 years and 10 months a angelman syndrome kid had seizures from last month dr, advised to take an EEG it showed an normal report but yet he had seizures and they advised to take valparin 3ml twice a day but he had seizures after taking medicines also and now dr. prescribed valparin 4ml and lobazam 5 twice a it the right medicine? What are the side effects? HE is 11 kgs now.
Asked On : Mon, 29 Oct 2012
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he medications are right and your doctor has appropriately increase the dosage when it was not controlled with a lower dosage. The highest doses can not be given right from the start and so gradually these medications have to be adjusted. If seizures are not controlled with 1 medication then others have to be added. For some patients it is a long and truly frustrating experience to reach at the correct dose and combination.
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