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Until 3 weeks ago I was taking 1500 mg of depakote for
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For several years I have had shaking and tremor episodes,
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I am currently using three prescribed medications,
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My 20 y o son taking 4 AEDs post discharge from w/u for
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I'm currently taking Keppra 500 mg 2x a day. Been on
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I was diagnosed with JME when I was 14. I am currently 26
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Since last March I have been having jerking type seizures. I
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I was on Depakote 750 mg back in 2004, and believed this to
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