Posted by Alan on November 22, 2002, at 10:49:41
In reply to Benzos and carbamazepine for seizure, posted by Squiggles on November 21, 2002, at 7:39:42
> Carbamazepine is the drug now used for seizures;
> As far as i know the risk of seizure with benzos,
> is not being on so much, as coming off abruptly;
> so the books say. My experience is coming off after
> a long time. I don't quite understand why i was not
> taken off with Valium or another drug. I think that
> doctors, most doctors, and not just mine, would not
> believe the possibility of having a seizure after
> taking 1.0mg of K for such a long time. BUT some
> benzos are potent, and this one is an anti-convulsant--
> wonder if it has a special molecular property which makes
> it a stronger anti-convulsant than the others, as they
> are all said to be anti-convulsant to some degree.
Actually my doc here in the US uses klonopin or valium for withdrawal in cases where (rarely) needed and already uses tegetrol in the mix to help!