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Taking Mazitol for epilepsy. Is smoking not good for epileptic patients?

hello doc, when i was five i was detected as a patient of epilepsy in very initial stage.....doc prescribed me mazitol 10mg for five years ......during this time and even till date i dint experienced any siezures........but i have started smoking from past two yearst wice a day.....nd i recently i learnt that smoking is not good for patients like shouldi quit smoking?
Asked On : Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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Welcome to HCM,

Smoking is not good for any body.

Smoking tobacco is not known to have any definite effects on seizure control,

However, persons with epilepsy are not only susceptible to all the usual effects of smoking, but also to the increased risk of injury and death from fire.

Thanks for trusting Healthcaremagic and posting your query.

Hope you found my response to your query informative and helpful.

If you have further concerns in this regard, you can submit those with Healthcaremagic as well.

With good wishes,
Answered: Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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