Not sure if anyone can help but I am hoping. My 7 year old son has had absent seizures for almost 3 years now. He went 15 mths with no seizures until about 2 months ago when we saw breakthroughs. We have increased his medicine to the maximum dosage allowed this past week but it is no help. We are seeing 8-12 seizures a day. We have an appt with his doctor next week to discuss switching medicine but I am not thrilled. We have really just gotten used to the side effects of this medicine. Anyway, he is very active and plays many sports and he also has asthma. We have been giving him albuterol treatments and his inhaler before every practice and game (4 days a week) and JUST discovered last night by searching alternative ways to control seizures that you should never give albuterol to anyone with epilepsy. Does anyone out there know if albuterol can cause breakthrough seizures? I was just stunned. Somehow our doctor (and us) missed this. We forgot to tell them because he does not require it all the time, only with seasonal changes. We have a call in to his physician but I was hoping to hear from anyone else who may know while I was waiting. Thank you in advance for your help!View Thread
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