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Fits after brain decompression surgery. Epitoin caused rashes. Is Levipil good for fits?

Hello Doctor... My father had brain stroke and he had lot of complications while treating it, and since his pressure to the brain didn t get decrease they did brain decompression Surgery. After that surgery he was better and was discharged( he is completely parasitic on his right side and he will not be able to speak) . Again he had fits after 5months later from the surgery and when we went to the doctor they gave him EPITOIN and Fermium which he had side effect like rashes and sleepiness, so they stopped the medicine. Now he is had fits again within 20 days. Now doctor advice us to give Levipil 500mg(morning and night)... please advice whether is there possibility of him getting the fits again. Levipil is a good medicine for Fits??
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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Thanks for writing in.
Levipil or levitiracetam is a good drug for management for the treatment of fits. The possibility of rashes cannot be predicted but people who have a rash with Eptoin do not necessarily have a rash with Levipil.
Wish your father the very best
Answered: Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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