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Using eptoin for a long time. Have fever after stopping the medication. Are these related?

hi, My father met wit an accident last year and he was prescribed to use eptoin 100mg. after 6 months we consulted wit doctor and he asked us to reduce the dosage by 50mg and after 6 months to stop it. Now 1 year got over and he stopped the dosage. After 2 days suddenly he got fever . what could be the reason? thanks in advance
Asked On : Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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hi there....
eptoin is usually given as a prophylactic drug or in simpler words as a coverage therapy for seizures,a patient is more prone to have after a head injury.and its slowly tapered down and then stopped after an year or more if no may be you are just co-relating the two things.that is by should first look for another cause of fever more simpler:

what are other symptoms?
is there sore throat?
is he having body aches?
does he have chills?
is thee burning urination?

so better rule out these causes first.
any queries you can revert back
all the best
Answered: Fri, 30 Nov 2012
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