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Suffered seizure while recovering from stroke. Could this be due to the use of medication for leg pain?

My son s girlfriend (40) had a stroke 1 1/2 yrs ago. Today she had a seizure. She is being heavilly sedated and has a breathing tube and another tube going into her stomach . She has been unconscious or under sedatives all day. Tomorrow they will see if she can breathe on her own. This happened suddenly. She was given a medicine for leg cramps yesterday and my son thinks this caused it. What is her prognosis . She was paralyzed on her right side and has been improving. She can walk a little and talk a little. WiWill this put her back?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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seizures are among the most common neurologic sequelae of stroke. About 10% of all stroke patients experience seizures, from stroke onset until several years later

gliotic scarrinof brain has been implicated as the nidus for late-onset seizures

nothing to worry she will recover completely from seizure episode/sedation once anti epileptic drug take their effect.these seizures are not related to lleg cramps medicines
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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