Hello,[br>Here I am posting question about my father who is 50 year old. Around 3 years ago he experienced seizure with deep scream while he was sleeping lasting for 5 minutes. He experienced same thing after a month. After this he went to nuero physicianâ€¦..and had done EEG, CT Scanâ€¦..both were normal. Physician prescribed him phenytoin(500 mg)â€¦.and advised to take one everyday for 3 years. But after taking phenytoin for 2 and half year â€¦.my fahter started taking phenytoin every other dayâ€¦.and after couple of months he stopped taking medicineâ€¦just because he never had seizure after starting medication.However, after few months he experienced strong seizure he had never experienced before lasting more than 5 minutes. He went to same physician for advise and physician asked him to take phenytoin for 3 months right now and then ask for follow up.[br>He again started medicineâ€¦..but since last strong seizure attack he is feeling too tired, disoriented, anxiety, and shakiness. So, he went to local physicanâ€¦. blood sugar report[br>showed that sugar level was just 78.Now, I am wondering if my father might have experienced Grand-mal Seizure because of hypoglycemiaâ€¦.if this is the case does he need do continue with anti epileptic? Beucase he has been taking phenytoin for almost 3 years and i am worried about its long term side effects. Please advise meâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦thanksView Thread
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