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How safe is Oxcarbazepine solution for a toddler suffering from seizures?

How safe is Oxcarbazepine solution for a 3 yrs old who just had for a first time an episode of a few seizures, one after another, that lasted about 1 hour altogether? She was unresponsive and did not respond to treatment for a few hours. Her eeg showed some predisposition to seizures, but all the other tests were normal (CT scan, MRI, etc)
Fri, 8 Jun 2018
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In this situation I would prefer to use Valparin than Oxcarbazepine and the former's side effects are less than latter's.

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