My son is having Epilepsy attacks. corrective action during attack while at home
My son is having Epilepsy attacks from last 1 and half year. In case of attack, it does not stop at home and we have to rush to Hospital for giving him Diegepam Dose to stop the attack. My Query is For corrective action during attack , what can be done at home ,I mean any substitute of Injection that can be given at home. Thanks
whats ur sons age .... all u can & shud do is whenever fit occurs let it take its course for that attack... u just turn him sideways or turn him over on his face...preferably on a level surace /ground ....donot try to put anything in mouth for opening it.....let the treatment part b at the discretion of doc
Childhood epilepsy is very common, with treatment it can be controlled. Many patients have to take medicines for the whole life. But the ancient indian medicine does have a cure. The boy has to take all the alopathic medicine, but he may practice ANULOM BILOM for 30 minutes in the morning. There are also some ayrvedic medicines to be taken regularly. If things improve, he may stop all the medicine.
MY DAUGHTER ,23 ,SUDDENLY STARTED EPILEPSY IN 2013 OCTOBER without any previous history. the epilepsy attack comes only during night or early mornings while she is asleep. Starts with unnatural shirk or lound sound like wailing .it lasts 15 to 40 seconds with saliva coming out. Then she goes back to sleep with snoring. In the morning she has no clue if she had suffered . So far she had 7 epilepsy attacks or seizure always in sleep (only one each every occassion) . two occasions it was on subsequent nights. HER EEG, MRI CONTRAST reports and thyroid test were all normal in October 2013 after first occurrence. I do not have reports with me right now. ALSO PLS TELL THE CHARGES FIRST BEFORE ANSWERING MY QUESTIONS. I HAVE TO SEE IF I CAN AFFORD THAT. THIS IS IMPORTANT PLS. I want to know if it is curable? duration of the treatment and its side effects? can a person manage without treatment? and will it affect her studies , job career etc in future or normal or married life etc
My son age is 11 years old. He is suffering seizures .in November 2009 two times seizure stroke came to him. That time doctor (Neurophysician) taken EEG & MRI of brain . Report has shown all normal. (Before October 2009 my son 4 stroke from 2007 year) On November 2009 doctor start Macorate 200 mg (3 pills in day). That time my sons weigh is 47 kgs. Doctor said this drug course upto 24 months continue. If in this period did not came stroke, we can reduce drug slowly. After 17 months (today), repeat seizure stroke. Presently my son weigh is 56 kgs. Doctors change the drug. Now he recommends Encorate Chrono 300 mg (Sun Pharma) 3 pills per day further 24 months and also warned do not gain weigh further and reduce immediately. This time on seizure my son’s mouth twist, body jerking, hands hang up, saline not come from mouth, speaks hotlah and not recorded any symptom at lags. The time for seizures period is 20 to 25 second (less then earlier attack) My questions are as follow: 1. This is write drug (Encorate Chrono 300 mg ) for further? 2. What is side effect of this drug upto 2 years? 3. Which precisions I take against side effect? 4. Can u guide me for further treatment? 5. What can I do sir?
My son takes Tegretol he gets an epilepsy attack once every 3 months. And the Neurologist wants to change his meds. Every time I change his meds he get epilepsy attacks 3nto 4 times a week. I have try 6 different meds. I don t want him to keep missing school. The only medicine that helps him go to school is Tegretol all the other meds make him very sick and he has to stay home. And the neurologist reuses to see my son because I do not keep trying new meds.
Dr. A.S. KeerthiM.D, D.M, D.N.B
Board certified Neurologist.
May 21, 2008 =We ( parents) never noticed any seizer activity, but her school teacher noticed that she fell down on play ground without any reason and woke up immediately but the teacher found her eyes rolling, and she looks scared and confused for a moment. So we did following EEG.
EEG Report (14-July-08) Girl, age : 4 Â½ years
Epileptic form abnormalities arising from Left temporal region and bilateral central regions,.
MRI Brain - Normal
Started on Carbamezapine (Tegritol) 100mg / twice a day
SECOND EEG (05-OCT-2009)
The presence of Centro temporal spike-wave discharges occurring independently over both hemispheres more frequently involving the left hemisphere. These discharges markedly increased in frequency during the drowsy and especially during the sleeping state.
Findings : the presence of a Benign Childhood Epilepsy with Centro-temporal Spikes.
Doctor suggested to taper off medication by April, 2010
Second EEG report still has same spikes even though under medication. What do you suggest about stopping the medicine?
Child has problem to start sleep, always see dreams before sleep
Child has speech delay, given speech therapy and have improvement, academic-wise doing good.
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When I was a boy I used to wet the bed, and my doctor gave me tofranil to try to stop this 4 week after taking these I had a seizure, my mother asked the doctor if it could be the tablets that he had put me on, the doc said no they are safe and don t have side effects, she had her doubts but back then you never questioned a doctors word, but she still stopped me taking them, I then had another seizure so the doctor referred me to the hospital and they put me on epilin 200 for a few years and put this down in my notes as childhood epilepsy and I have just had to deal with it but as life as gone on more applications and things have asked the question about childhood epilepsy like I wanted to fly helicopters and other job application it was when it came to my life insurance that I asked more about it to my mother and looked in to the tablets and the tablets came with a side effects list longer than both my arms and in this list was seizures I have had this round my neck all my life and am now wanting to become a commercial diver but onces again no go because the question as come up I am prepared to take any tests that would prove it was the tablets but more than anything I want my medical history changing I hope someone can take this case on as it as destroyed my life oh and there was never any tests done EEG MRI nothing I have read up on fits as a child and it states that you boys are more likely to have them than girls and can have them when they have a fever chances of having another are 20-30% but this does still mean they are epileptic
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