Prevention of seizures includes:
- Stop smoking.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Avoid alcohol.
- Avoid caffeine.
- Avoid decongestant medications.
- Do not take nonprescription medications without talking to your doctor first.
- Reduce stress.
- Practice seizure safety:
- Do not drive or operate machinery.
- Do not participate in sports.
- Get plenty of sleep.
- Take your medications as directed:
- Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
- Avoid running out of your medication. Refill your prescriptions early.
- Don't stop taking your medication just because you feel better.
- If you feel worse, talk to your doctor before you stop your medication.
- Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
- Do not stop prescription medications without talking to your doctor.
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