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Got major fits after withdrawing from Epsolin, supplement. Is this withdrawal effect ?

hi i would like to consult you regarding my friend s case.. he took epsolin tablet for 3 three years and left the medicine 9 months ago without consulting his doctor and was having supplement from last 2 months and 2 days back he got a major fit when he was in the ofc. i want to know is it the effect of the supplement or because he left the medicine without consulting his doctor
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

The most likely cause of fits in your friend's case is because he stopped the medicines without consulting the doctor.

Epilepsy is a chronic illness and anti-epileptic drugs are required for a long time in this condition.

Please ask your friend to consult a neurologist, so that the medicines can be re-started.

I hope it helps.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad
Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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