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Question: Tyrosine, Folic acid, B6 vitamin & epilepsy

 cdcg20 - Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:42 pm

Ok, I get petit mal seizure . My last grand mal was in 2000 . Now my question is if I take tyrosine, folic acid, and B6 vitamin with my medication " lamictal & tegretal" would it induce a seizure. My last petit- mal was like about 3-4 months ago.
 Dr.M.jagesh kamath - Wed Nov 04, 2009 9:17 pm

User avatar Hello,My search with to look for drug interactions with the drugs you are taking and that you mentioned about did not reveal any such.There is a moderate interaction with lamictal and tegretol between themselves but not with folic acid,tyrosine and B6.I am sure you are under the care of your physician monitoring you.Despite the fact that there are no interactions you must always consult him and not to self medicate especially because you are well controlled with therapy.Good wishes.

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