Breakthrough convulsive seizures come with significant risks. It's time to do more. Convulsive seizures that continue to "break through" even while you're on prescription treatment. Managing epilepsy is an everyday thing—but lapses can happen. Although breakthrough seizures can occur for many reasons, a significant number of people reported experiencing seizures—including convulsive seizures—after missing a dose.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
WHAT YOU CAN DO Breakthrough seizures due to missed doses are facts of life for many people with epilepsy, but there are steps you can take:
Speak with your treatment team.
Ask your doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional about strategies for keeping your treatment on track, including what your medication options may be.
Talk to friends and family.
The important people in your life can help you manage your treatment better and avoid missing a dose.
Digital medication trackers, alarms and calendar alerts can help prevent you from missing a dose.
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