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Identifying side effects of epilepsy drug treatment in people with

10/20/2014
03:31 | Author: Nicholas Clark

Epilepsy treatment side effects
Identifying side effects of epilepsy drug treatment in people with

Epilepsy is more common in adults with learning disability than in the 'general population', and there is concern amongst professionals and.

Dr Rachel McNamara and colleagues, at Cardiff University, have been awarded £97,924, over 24 months, for a project entitled Identifying treatment side effects in adults with an inlectual disability and epilepsy, in which they will develop a questionnaire that professionals can use in consultations with both patients and carers, to accuray identify important AED side effects in adults with learning disability.

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During the study, two versions of the questionnaire will be developed: one for carers to complete and the others for patients complete (where possible).

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Melatonin and Epilepsy - Healthline

12/19/2014
01:02 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Epilepsy treatment side effects
Melatonin and Epilepsy - Healthline

Traditional epilepsy treatments can sometimes have unpleasant side effects like dizziness, fatigue, and upset stomach. The side effects rarely.

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The side effects rarely develop into anything worse or serious, but they can be uncomfortable and most people with epilepsy would like to avoid them. Traditional epilepsy treatments can sometimes have unpleasant side effects like dizziness, fatigue, and upset stomach.

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Melatonin is a promising treatment that has been studied in recent years.

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CURE Epilepsy Research CBD and Epilepsy

10/18/2014
01:47 | Author: Steven Lewis

Epilepsy treatment side effects
CURE Epilepsy Research CBD and Epilepsy

As the leading private funder of epilepsy research, CURE continues to discuss new and innovative ways to Side effects included drowsiness and fatigue.

No single organization tracks all research studies of medical marijuana and marijuana-based drugs and herbs and CURE hopes to be an eminent source of information on this topic.

At CURE, we believe that there must be more research done on marijuana rich in CBD. There is no debate that the hoops researchers must jump through to obtain access to marijuana, or any chemical found in it, are hindering scientific advancement, and CURE is committed to helping researchers overcome these obstacles to advance research in this important area.

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Gabapentin (Neurontin) - Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

8/17/2014
03:16 | Author: Chloe Allen

Epilepsy treatment side effects
Gabapentin (Neurontin) - Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Gabapentin is used to treat partial and secondarily generalized seizures. Gabapentin Gabapentin is very well tolerated by patients and has few side effects.

So gabapentin is often used off-label for many types of pain, most often the pain of diabetic neuropathy, as well as for some mood disorders, such as anxiety. In fact, more people take gabapentin to treat pain than to control seizures. It is legal (and common) to prescribe medicines for “off-label” uses even though the FDA has not formally approved such uses.

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If you have just started taking gabapentin or have just had your dosage increased, be careful when doing things that could be dangerous (like driving or operating machinery) until you know how it will affect you.

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Valproate Side Effects Anti-Seizure Drug Treatment Poses Risk Of

6/16/2014
05:05 | Author: Molly Young

Epilepsy treatment side effects
Valproate Side Effects Anti-Seizure Drug Treatment Poses Risk Of

Valproate, an anti-seizure drug treatment, poses detrimental health side effects in adults and children. Colin. Approximay one in 26 people in.

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Women who are currently under valproate drug treatment are found to be diagnosed with PCOS, a condition characterized by hormonal imbalance. Cardiovascular Disease. Therefore, valproate can be a contributing factor or the cause of PCOS. In a review published in Epilepsy Currents, Cynthia L. Harden, M.D., proposes that with epilepsy's known adverse effects on luteinizing hormone pulsatility — controlling hormone secretion — can put women at risk of PCOS.

Although bone loss can be regulated with calcium and vitamin-D intake, patients who take valproate for many years suffer increased bone loss.

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