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Diamox vs Epillim and Lamicatil and Keppra

Hi all,

I'm 39, and used to have pretty bad tonic clonic seizures from the age of 10 up until 30, then after some trial and error my amazing neurologist (whom I will always be grateful for) got me to a mix of Epillim, Lamicatyl and Keppra which squished it in it's tracks. Since then I started climbing, caving, running, more.

So, I'm planning to go trekking in The Himalaya next year, but for potential altitude sickness I've been recommended to take Diamox with me, and after reading about it, wow, I'm a bit concerned. Does anyone here have any thoughts or experience to share that might be a useful insight?

Thanks all,

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Hi,Thank you for posting. We

Hi,Thank you for posting. We are glad to hear that you've been able to work well with your neurologist to find an individual treatment plan that works well for you! Most seizure medicines interact with each other and with other medicines and the effects of interactions between medications can vary. Prior to taking any new medications or supplements, it’s important that you discuss this with your neurologist. Your healthcare team who is most familiar with your history and pharmacist can help determine how taking Diamox may or may not impact your individual health and treatment plan. https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/treating-seizures-and-epilepsy/seizure-an... . Additionally, you may always contact our 24/7 Helpline, where trained information specialists are available to answer your questions, offer help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources. 1-800-332-1000, contactus@efa.org. epilepsy.com/helpline  

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