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Comment from: Dima, 3-6 Female (Caregiver) Published: March 18

My daughter has seizures started when she was 10 months and she is now 6 years she takes depakine for 1 year but the seizures have not stopped and she has a lot of side effects like weakness and can't swallow. She was 3 years old when we stopped the medicine slowly and she was ok but sometimes she has light convulsions. I believe that she will be ok when she grows up because in my family we have similar cases like my brother he stopped seizures at 6 years without medication. Before 5 months she takes lamotrigine but she still has seizures. I think the medicine is not useful for her case.

Comment from: orangeslice, 7-12 Female (Caregiver) Published: June 02

My child had a seizure consisting of smacking of the lips and blinking of the eyes for about 1 and half minutes. She was somewhat alert because when I said her name she looked in response.

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