Thank you for posting your query.
) is a safe anti-epileptic medication and can be continued for long. However, if your mother is sleeping more than usual, then, other medications such as carbamazepine
or sodium valproate
may be used.
Since she has a brain stroke
in the past, there is an increased risk of seizures in the future too. So, the medications should be continued for long term.
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