Son with epilepsy, and diagnosed with ADHD

Patient : My son is 9 years old and has epilepsy. He was diagnosed with adhd when he was 5 and was put on medication. In 3 years he had 3 seizures. I took him off medication 2 years ago thinking this was causing them. He has not had another seizure since. I'm getting a lot of pressure from his school about his behavior, suggesting he needs medication. I don't want to put him back on it but feel I'm not giving him a chance to get a proper education. Please let me know if adhd medication can trigger a seizure or not. He was on adderall. Thanks for your help.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: My 4 year old son is very tired. he is usually very active but for about 1 week he is been very tired and sleepy. we ...

Q: Hi sir, I need your help, my wife gave birth to twin daughters, and as my sister in law did not had any child, they...

Q: My 6 year old son didnt sleep at all last night. He has adhd. My husband is making him stay up all day now so he can ...

Q: My two year old daughter take flucloxacillin capsule (500mg)pal help me what should i do?

Q: Hi, well we have a 2 year old boy who has been having breathing problems since birth. We can't detirmine what is c...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon