Thank you for your question.
There is no one size fits all answer for this question because medication doses can vary considerably depending on many individual factors including; other medications being taken, age, other health conditions (particularly liver and kidney function) and type of epilepsy.
In many people taking more than one anti-epileptic drug, adding a third drug often only slightly improves seizure control if at all. If anything it tends to increase the likelihood of side effects, drug interactions, compliance, and costs and sometimes even worsens seizure control. Everyone has different responses so it's often a case by case situation for the doctor.
As you know your body and it's reactions better than anyone, if you feel the Zonegram is the successful tablet, then it would be wise to continue with this at a dose that gives you optimum seizure control. Considering that your seizures are currently not fully controlled, you may want to review taking three medications for your epilepsy with your neurologist.
Below we have added the recommended Adult dosage for the above medications. Please bear in mind this is the recommended dose for adults with no impairments or other health disorders. Dosage would be much lower in some circumstances. Also, some people respond well to medication and may not need as high a dose that is recommended. The doctor is often guided by seizure control rather than doses or blood levels.
Your pharmacist or Medicines Line Australia (http://www.nps.org.au/contact-us/medicines-line or 1300 MEDICINE) should also be able to provide this information.
100mg - 200mg if taken alone or with sodium valproate.
200mg - 400mg if taken with phenytoin, phenobarbitone, or carbamazepine.
Taken in 1 or 2 doses a day.
1000mg - 3000mg divided into 2 doses a day.
300mg - 500mg divided into 1 or 2 doses a day
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