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Can Epilim cause full body essential tremor? No just two

Can Epilim cause full body...
Can Epilim cause full body essential tremor?
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: No just two years of essential tremor while on epilim
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: THe neurologists have said I have Ataxia and quite severe essential tremor which makes normal daily life difficult. I was prescribed Epilim to augment the antidepressant but I'm about a week off Epilim and the shaking is quite minimal now.
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Yes.

In fact tremor is one of the more common side effects.

You need to see your doctor however, as tremor has many causes.

Attributing it to the drug has to be done based on exam.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I've had MRIs completed and all seems fine. I have essential tremor in the family but since I've stoppedEpilimit seems to be improving. What are your thoughts?

If it continues to improve it was the drug.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Stress makes it worse.Can you tell me more about the impact of Epilim on the CNS?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Not an essay that requires an advanced medical degree to dechipher. Can you please put the effects on the CNS in plain language?

In fact, we don't exactly know the long term effects.

Side effects are measured short term.

There is a concern that with some of this class of drugs, there can be long term cognitive dysfunction: problems with memory, calculations, etc.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Dr Phil.
Epilim causes tremor by altering nerve impulses to the brain. This same thing alters nerve impulses to the body causing tremor
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