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epileptic seizure, occasionally referred to as a fit, is defined as a transient symptom of "abnormal excessive or synchronous ne...
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Keppra 28,084 Lamictal 20,129 Topamax 14,219
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Epilim vs Phenobarbital

Epilim
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Phenobarbital
Other name: Epilim Chrono (Epilim Chrono)
Other name: Luminal (Luminal)
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Sodium valproate (International Nonproprietary Name) or valproate sodium (United States Adopted Name) is the sodium salt of valproic acid and is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as other psychiatric ...
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Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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Weight Gain
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Sodium valproate (International Nonproprietary Name) or valproate sodium (United States Adopted Name) is the sodium salt of valproic acid and is an anticonvulsant used in the treatment of epilepsy and bipolar disorder, as well as other psychiatric ...
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Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ...
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when he was a baby was on phenobarb, but taken of it cause...
" hi, my son is on tegretol 3x daily, and frisium 2x daily, we tried epilim which he is allergic to, ...he was a baby was on phenobarb, but taken of... "

aith is on a combination of Epilim, Topomax,Phenobarb, & Ri...
" Hi Michelle Braith is on a combination of Epilim, Topomax,Phenobarb, & Rivotrol. We have also tried phenotoin. Unfortunately we have not had any favourable results. He is still having 8 to 10... "

he is on three anti convulsions (epilim , phenobarbital a...
" ...At the moment she is on three anti convulsions (epilim , phenobarbital and toparimate ) but none ...them controlled her seizures. Docs tried phenobarbital (again using it now),keppara, clobozam... "

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since February. He was on phenobarbital early on in this...
" ...takes now is Sodium Valproate (Epilim) 5ml three times daily. He ...seizure since February. He was on phenobarbital early on in this ...and was nearly comatose!!!) I put up a fuss and it was changed to... "

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this month. He is on 5ml of phenobarbital twice a day. He...
" ...of this month. He is on 5ml of phenobarbital twice a day. He had ...family history of sz? Have you noticed any side effects from the Epilim? I have another son who ...18 months old. Yahoo has some great... "

onths ands then went onto epilim and Camabazipam, all of whi...
" ...birth. We havehad her on phenobarbital for about 6 months ands then went onto epilim and Camabazipam, all of which ...now we are on Keppra which is the first drug which has worked! She is only having 1... "

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hem all. Hated phenobarb, phenytoin, epilim, nitrazapam, c...
" ...less tried them all. Hated phenobarb, phenytoin, epilim, nitrazapam, carbamezapine as they had ...effects and made him have 300ish seizures. What emergency meds do ...you use? we currently use diazapam but... "

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ng ago. my dh takes epilim too lol a few times i've q...
" ...it may be a brain tumour when they first suspected it (they suspected 2 years ago, only told me ...long ago. my dh takes epilim too lol a few times ...meds for humans & only phenobarb for dogs, i've... "

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ctin, epilim, epanutin, phenobarb and some other stuff...
" ...taken keppra or gabapentin. I was given convulex, lamtictin, epilim, epanutin, phenobarb and some other stuff... "

Epilim, tegretol, phenobarbital and phenytoin are...
" Osteoporosis is a brittle bone disorder. Epilim, tegretol, phenobarbital and phenytoin are the drugs associated with reducing boine density is used long term. (bad news for me on epilim for 15 yea... "

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