Side effects of epilepsy








Side Effects Epilepsy Foundation

5/19/2014
03:50 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Side effects of epilepsy
Side Effects Epilepsy Foundation

Seizure medicines may cause unwanted side effects in some people. Most of the time, the effects are mild and don't last long. Often they can be treated by.

Bone loss from certain seizure medicines may be more common than in people not taking these medicines. However more recent research shows that it can happen in men and women at any age. However bone loss has also been seen in teenagers taking certain seizure medicines. We used to think this happened only to older women who also were going through hormonal changes. It’s more likely to happen if people have been taking certain medicines for a long time.

Some seizure medicines are known to present a greater risk of certain serious idiosyncratic or allergic reactions.

There is no reliable way to predict who is most likely to develop these problems.

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Behavioural and Emotional Changes in Persons with Epilepsy

11/28/2014
11:40 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Side effects of epilepsy
Behavioural and Emotional Changes in Persons with Epilepsy

Can the fear of having a seizure cause emotional and behavioural problems? In some cases, however, the side effects from taking medication may affect an.

New York: Raven Press, 1984. The Epilepsies: A Critical Review. Masland, R.L., Aird, R.B., Woodbury, D.M.

Can seizures themselves affect emotions and behaviour?

What are some common feelings that people with epilepsy experience?

Can having epilepsy affect one's emotions and behaviour? What can causes such changes to emotions and behaviour? What are some common feelings that people with epilepsy experience? Can the fear of having a seizure cause emotional and behavioural problems? What effects can feeling 'out of control' have? How does the public's misunderstanding of epilepsy affect people with epilepsy? How important is accepting one's own epilepsy? What other factors can increase emotional stress? Can anti-convulsant medication affect emotions and behaviour? Can the seizures themselves affect emotions and behaviour? Can head injuries affect emotions and behaviour? What is most likely to cause emotional or behavioural problems?

It is often the possibility of having a seizure, rather than the seizure itself, which may be handicapping to the person with epilepsy.

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Coping with Side Effects Seizures UVA Health

11/27/2014
09:10 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Side effects of epilepsy
Coping with Side Effects Seizures UVA Health

Information to help patients and caregivers understand and cope with seizures as a symptom of brain tumors.

These misfiring signals may keep the brain from understanding what the eyes see, so the person stares during a seizure. During a seizure, out-of-sync signals from the brain travel along the nervous system pathway to sensors, such as the nerves that sense light in the eyes or the nerves that flex muscles. Or they may affect leg muscle tone and cause a person to fall down. The type of seizure depends on how many cells fire and which area of the brain is involved.

Control of the bladder or bowels may be lost.

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Side effects of epilepsy drugs? - Epilepsy Treatment Read About

9/26/2014
07:40 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Side effects of epilepsy
Side effects of epilepsy drugs? - Epilepsy Treatment Read About

As is true of all drugs, the drugs used to treat epilepsy have side effects. The occurrence of side effects depends on the dose, type of medication, and length of.

Before any epilepsy drug is prescribed, your health care provider will discuss with you the potential benefits, side effects, and risks.

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Find tips and treatments to control seizures.

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If a medication is going to be discontinued, it should be weaned gradually to avoid triggering a seizure.

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Anti-Seizure Medication and Their Side Effects - Epilepsy

7/25/2014
05:10 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Side effects of epilepsy
Anti-Seizure Medication and Their Side Effects - Epilepsy

(generic name), POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS. ATIVAN (lorazepam), Drowsiness, sleepiness, fatigue, poor coordination, unsteadiness, behavior changes.

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