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If you are over 18 and have been diagnosed as having epilepsy which is stable, you will be recalled for an annual check with Sue McEwen, our Epilepsy Nurse.
If you have seizures, or problems with medication, a review can help. Changes to your everyday life, or to your medication, could lead to fewer seizures (fits) or fewer side effects.
Even if you feel well, and aren't having any seizures, regular review of your epilepsy can help you. A healthy lifestyle and taking the right medication usually means most people with epilepsy can live without seizures. The aim is to enable you to lead as full a life as possible and minimise the risks that seizures and medication can bring.
Reviews will include:
If there is an urgent problem with medicines or your seizures, don't wait for a review:
In any of these cases, talk to a clinician at the Surgery or a Pharmacist straight away.
Even quite small changes to the amount of medicine you take can affect your epilepsy and put you at increased risk of seizures. If you take prescribed tablets for epilepsy: