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how long do these AED's work for?

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Old 03-21-2005, 05:03 PM   #1
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how long do these AED's work for?

Does anyone know if being on anti-epileptic drugs makes them lose effectiveness after an extensive period of time (kind of like antibiotic resistance?) My bf was on tegretol for a year and it was working fine then it stopped working completely.

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Old 03-23-2005, 06:46 PM   #2
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Re: how long do these AED's work for?

Yes, many people have had this trouble.....
mom of 2 teens who have battled seiuzres.

Old 03-24-2005, 10:17 AM   #3
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Re: how long do these AED's work for?

Been taking an aed for a long time. No problem.

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