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Got seizure due to blood clot. Cleared of clot. Taking medicines. Still complains of headache. Suggestions?

My wife had thrombosis issue because of that she got ceaser. Cloat was clean and we are still giving medicine. Mostly effect is on blood . Protein C and S deficiency was there which is not cured at the time of first hospitalization her hemoglobin was less and we gave 2 unit of blood to her, so acitrom dosage was less 2mg was able to give desired results of INR ratio of 2 to 2.5, But later condition went bad now acitrom dosage is 6 mg once and next day 7mg once. apart from this she is taking mirtaz 7.5 (1) than topaz 50 (1), locsam 100 (2wise), Lamtec 100 (2wise), clonotrill (.5gm ) night time. She still complaints acute head ache specially at the place where she had cloat. We have taken MRI all clean. there was time when episode of ceaser repeated due to forgetting problem of my wife but now medicines are given regular so episode again. Please advise email if possible YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013

Thank you for posting your query.

Most likely, your wife is suffering from cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), in which there is clotting of blood in brain veins.

The cause of her clotting are protein C and S deficiency.

Treatment requires long term use of acitrom- an oral anticoagulant. The dose of acitrom is adjusted on the basis of monthly PT/INR tests.

Anti epileptic drugs should also be continued to prevent seizures.

If she continues medications, she would improve and get well soon.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Answered: Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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