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Child with Epilepsy, given Zental, fell twice during standing and talking, had convulsion. Can Zental trigger convulsion?

My daughter has been diagnosed with epilepsy . She is on 1.5 ml of trioptal twice a day. She was administered Zental - 10 ml yesterday as a dewormer. Her age is 2 years nine months and weight 15kg. After Zental following thing happened - twice during night she fell down while standing and talking and then the next morning she had convulsion. Can Zental trigger convulsion?
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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