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Re: my husband: he had a hemorrhagic stroke in 1014 (right…

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Re: my husband: he had a hemorrhagic stroke in 1014 (right side) and resulting brain surgery. Was in hospital and rehabs for about 4 mos.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Sorry I wasn't finished: He had heart failure in 2012 and has afib and now has a pace maker. He is taking Levetiracetam 500mg per day, Finesteride 5mg once a day, Midodrine 2.3 MG 3times a day,Sodiu Chloride 1mg 1/2 tab daily, Sertraline 25MG per day, Dival proex 250 mg 1 tab per day, Fludrocortisone 0.1 mg 2per day,, Avorvastatin 20Mg per day.

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

Sorry I was't finished I guess you now have toe medications he is taking. He has been having a lot of anger,depression, anxiety,and restlessness. We go to many drs. He has had this problem since his stroke but it is very bad now and I am wondering if the medications may be contributing.Please give me your advice. His health is very delicate and I am taking care of him full time. His anger is directed toward me and besides my fear that it could cause another stroke , it is very hard to deal with.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I think I have given you a complete overview of his history. I am most concerned about his psychological state at this point and am wondering if the Levetiracitam and divalproex could be contributing to his sever anger and mood swings,

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Did the depression start in relation to any starting of a new medicine?

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