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Suffering from epilepsy, mood swings, gets angry easily. Taking eptoin medication. Precautions?

actulay my father is suffering from epilepsy since 3 years he is taking eption medicine and if he he forget 2 takje a medicine thn attack wil come 2 him plz suggest me it is the gud medicine that he tkes and wat r the preacausions we hav 2 take for him actuly now adays he become vry moody some times he z vry angry nd thn suddenly he become polite
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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Hai rashmi1988malik ,

Epilepsy, ? compliance, behavioral abnormality

First understand taking Eptoin medication regularly is important to prevent seizure attack.

If he is taking regularly and even then he have seizure attack then dose of medicine need to be adjusted / add on another antiepileptic drugs may be required

I hope he was already investigated for finding the cause for seizure. If not he may require to evaluate by a Neurologist.

Behavioral abnormality may be a part of seizure attack. Adequate control of seizure would improve behavioral problem. If it persist after adequate control of seizure also then dont worry it can be controlled by Anti-psychotics at low dose.

My best wishes for your father.
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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