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seizure disorder

I was prescribed 4 psychiatric medications at one time at quite high doses of each.  The medications were Abilify 30 mg., Zoloft 300 mg., Cymbalta 90 mg. and Xanax 2 mg.  I was taking that regimen for about a year and a half.  I suffered a grand mal seizure in October 2007 and another one shortly thereafter. I had a MRI and EEG which were conclusive for temporal lobe epilepsy.  I have no family history of this.  My question is could the drugs I was taking possible caused the seizures?  I would appreciate any help.  Thank you for your time.
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Hi, it is unlikely to be because of medication but due to inadequate control. May be change of combination of medications may help. In cases of hippocampal sclerosis, 3 or more medicines are needed to control the seizure, even at times surgery is needed to control seizures. Visit website for more information http://www.emedicine.com/neuro/topic365.htm
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