Alcohol and antiepileptic medications interact in specific ways.
AEDs can make you more sensitive to the sedating effects of alcohol while alcohol reduces the effectiveness of AEDs making seizures more likely.
For up-to-date driving regulations contact the licensing authority in your state or territory.
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A successful pregnancy will depend on: Most types of epilepsy are not inherited therefore the risk of passing it on to a child is small.
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