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alcohol, my 21st birthday?

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my 21st birthday is coming up in january, i developed epilepsy in my junior year of high school.
i havent had a seizure in a very long time, 2 years.
my medicine has done a very good job. giggle
i think my seizures are related to stress.
anyways, is it okay for me to drink on my 21st birthday?
or how much?
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First Helper MissLiss88
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replied December 7th, 2011
Hi just check with your Doctor that you can have a drink with the (meds) you are on, best to play it safe Take care .......Bob
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replied December 11th, 2011
I've had JME since I was 14. I drank with my meds one night when I was 16 and I kept blacking out, like dropping as i walk into unconciousness and basicly passing out, my bf took care of me and thankfully nothing major came of it. I never drank with Valproic Acid again. I drank before and after that, but made sure to take my Valproate at least 2hrs from the drinking session, and I would be fine...well as fine as you can be when drinking. I'm now 23 and on Keppra. I've been taking it for 3+ months now. I drank the other night and felt fine (2 5% drinks) then became violently ill the next morning, throwing up every 10 minutes, maybe it was the stomach flu, maybe a bad mix of drugs. Either way I can definitely say that Keppra does have some form of negative affect when mixed with alcohol, valproate i was okay, as long as i didn't wash down my pills with vodka lol. Hope this is of some help.

Drink safe and best of luck
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replied January 10th, 2012
thank you ^_^
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replied February 9th, 2012
for the drinking questions
8 days after my 13th birthday i had a seziure outta no where and got diganosed with JME. yea what a great birthday present. I didnt drink for my first time untill i was 17. I was on Lamticial at the time and the next morning i woke up i had a seziure. Now i am 23 and can drink to certin limit. Only you know your body,meds, and that limit of drinks you can have. Just becareful ive had bad things come out of a seziure.I would never want this to happen to anyone else.
..................... brittany lowe
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replied February 9th, 2012
for the drinking questions
8 days after my 13th birthday i had a seziure outta no where and got diganosed with JME. yea what a great birthday present. I didnt drink for my first time untill i was 17. I was on Lamticial at the time and the next morning i woke up i had a seziure. Now i am 23 and can drink to certin limit. Only you know your body,meds, and that limit of drinks you can have. Just becareful ive had bad things come out of a seziure.I would never want this to happen to anyone else.
..................... brittany lowe
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