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fainting, History of seizure. Taking nsaids. Could the nsaids be causing an allergic reaction?

Hello, I had a seizure last Monday. I have had several in my past. But most recently I noticed that when I take (nsaids) I get light headed and feel like I'm going to fall into a seizure. Last Monday I took a nsaid and shortly after had a 20 second seizure. I only know that because my boyfriend saw it and caught me as I began to fall. Could the nsaids be causing an allergic reaction and be putting me at risk for a seizure?
Asked On : Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi dear,

Thanks for your query.

You have not mentioned the current medications you are on, for seizures. Frequent seizures despite medication, means that you need increase/change in medicines/modification of the prescription.

NSAIDs interact with some anti-seizure drugs and reduce their blood levels, below their effective levels.

Consult your treating doctor, who will know what is best for you; he may modify your anti-seizure medication so as to control recurrence of seizures.

Dr. Rakesh Karanwal

Answered: Thu, 17 Oct 2013
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