Our expert says:
Epilepsy is diagnosed with a combination of tests - MR's, the EEG, clinical picture, symptoms and physical examination. If one medication is not helping, often a 2nd and 3rd is added rather than increasing the 1st one's dosage as most of the epileptic medications have unpleasant side effects, which increase with dosage. The tablets reduce the irritability of the brain and reduce fits, so would not cause fits. If you are uncertain about the diagnosis, get a second opinion from another neurologist. Take all the results of EEG's and MR's etc with to the second neurologist.
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