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02 Dec 2004

Convulex/Trepaline
Hi Doc, saw your response to my previous questions regarding Convulex. You suggested perhaps another prophylactic treatment would trepaline be suitable. Was on this previously. Please answer this for me, can one just stop taking the convulex or must I been weened off it. Thanks - I don;t want to ask my neuro surgeon this question.

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01 Jan 0001

Yes, trepiline is one of the drugs used for prevention.

In patients with epilepsy a sudden discontinuation is not recommended as this may precipitate an increase in epileptic seizures, but in your case it should be less of a problem. However, it would still be advised to discuss this with your doc before stopping or altering your treatment.
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