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Bedridden after consuming heavy dose of epilepsy drugs. Diagnosed with blockage of nerve in the brain. Advised physiotherapy to resume normalcy. Opinion?

This is with regards to my sons treatment who is bedridden since 21/2 years after consuming heavy dose of epanutin tablet which he used for epilepsy . He got treatment in Bahrain where he was working but now in India. The diagnosis at the hospital was some blockage of nerve or black area in the brain and need phsiotheraphy to attain normal movements he is unable to get up or carryout his normal course.
Asked On : Thu, 22 Nov 2012
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There is no treatment for permanent nervous system damage due to drug toxicity which seems to be in your son's case and phsiotherapy will only help to limited extent.
stem cell treatment is the option in such kind of conditions and i have seen good response in some patients however this is in research phase at present and not a standerd form of treatment. Still i believe that you may try this if you feel like to see how much it works for your son.
Answered: Sat, 9 Nov 2013
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