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Hello! I am new here. I have epilepsy since i was 12 and now I am 33. I have used many drugs but the main drug that i take is depakine chrono. When i was younger i used to have many seizures but with this drug everything was ok for the last 8 years. When i began taking depakine chrono along with other drugs i started gaining weight. That was the reason that i recently had another seizure. When i was 18 i was 63 kilos and now unfortunately i am 114. I was taking 1000 mg and now i am taking 1500. I have also noticed hair loss. I am thankful though because the drugs work for me. I only have these two problem. It's nice to be here and share my story with everybody.

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