" ...which have greatly improved. She is also on decadron for brain swelling and keppra to prevent seizures. Hair loss and fatigue and ...steroid dose so hopefully her moonface will decrease too.... "
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" ...there i suffered a seizure due to my brain swelling. The neurologist said it was purely due to the brain swell and i wouldnt be likely to ever another one. However I am on 400 mg Phenytoin for life... "
" ...or Levitiracetam can raise liver enzymes. They started me on Keppra following a seizure in Dec 2011. The seizure was triggered by swelling in the brain following Gamma Knife Treatment of a Brain... "
" ...stroke . the ct scan showed that my husband had previously suffered a stroke and that the altitude made the affected spot in his brain to swell and cause the seizure . This happened on Aug... "
" ...at bay and preventing the worst brain swelling. They are not the drugs he might have thought they were, if he wanted to stop treatments that would prolong life. The dex was keeping him... "
" ...having considerable swelling in the brain. Before I start having seizures or totally loose my equilibrium, I'd like to reduce the swelling and the only thing I know of to do that is the Decadron.... "
" ...weeks in he starting having seizures that would last for hours. ...and he was, indeed, having brain swelling due to radiation. He had to get on a high dose of Decadron right away (steroids) and ... "
" ...in November and have had issues with swelling ever since. Now every time I attempt to taper off decadron I have a seizure. Have had three so far, each one four weeks apart. Not fun. Scans show... "
" ...She was taking it for awhile and was in the hospital with pulmonary edema, brain swelling and... "
" ...improved) his headaches. The Dr.'s had weaned him off the decadron, but almost immediately put him back on it, and since having a seizure a few days ago, doubled it. I'm hoping once he starts... "
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