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Occasional (not once a week) I get quite a ferocious whole

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Occasional (not once a week) I get quite a ferocious whole body tremor. No pain at all
always happens when lying down. Take lamotrigine for epelesy not had a seizure for 4 years. Have high blood pressure which is controlled well with meds.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
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your whole body tremor could be due to low blood sugar levels, or low blood pressure or from hormone imbalance or dehydration.

you need to get your blood sugar levels checked and blood pressure checked when you have these tremors.

lamotrigine is used for seizures as well as bipolar disorder

lamotrigine can cause seizures in rare cases as side effect and also withdraw seizures if it is stopped too quickly.

you should have your blood electrolytes checked as well. low potassium or low magnesium can cause shakes and tremors.

have you talked to your doctor about these episodes?
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