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These can be seizures.
He should have a sleep deprived EEG to see if that is the case.
More will show up on these.
Sometimes atypical seizures do not show up on a regular EEG.
Clearly, also, if these are still happening, his medications need to be changed.
In part, this would be based on the EEG findings.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
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