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Episode of slight seizures. On eposilin, ecospirin. Ideas regarding the condition?

Hi Doc, My mother had an episode of slight seizures almost a month back. She had it for the first time and we don;t have any such family history. We met a doc on the same day and he prescribed Eposilin, Ecospirin but her hands have started shaking from the day her medication started. Any idea abt this? She also feels dizziness daily.
Asked On : Tue, 18 Sep 2012
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Seizures to your mother may be due to small CVA means cerebral Ischemia, it is very important to know that is she having high Blood pressure and any other risk factor. Any CT Scan or EEG report of the patient is abnormal.

If it is small stroke and seizure Phenytoin is a anticonvulsant will control it but if she is feeling

dizziness and there is problem in walking may ? her dose is high or her seizures are not controlled with this dose?

You can contact treating doctor and get a serum Phenytoin level to adjust the dose of the drug.

Ecosprin is a antiplatelet agent and keeps blood flow in brain normal.

Good luck to your mother.

Answered: Tue, 18 Sep 2012
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