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Seizure after stopping epilepsy meds ?

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Hello, im 22, i have an epilepsy but focal part of my brain
My question is:
1: if i stop taking the treatment (oxcarbazepin) does a seizure will reoccur?
2: I will be fine from the seizure after 2 years? And the seizure is currently free in these 2 years?
Please answer my questions
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replied September 19th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. In order for you to stop antiepileptics, you need to be seizure free for at least 2 years with medication. You need to continue medicine for 2 years at least and if you are seizure free, then you will be tapered of slowly in next 6 months and if no seizure shows up only then you can stop the medication.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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