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#520042 - 02/15/20 12:58 PM Medication
utahmom Offline
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Registered: 11/29/11
Posts: 108
Loc: Utah, USA
I take seizure drugs for trigeminal neuralgia but i’m also in a really bad AS flare. Is the starch in the seizure meds enough to be causing me problems when the rest of my diet is starch free.
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#520043 - 02/16/20 09:55 AM Re: Medication [Re: utahmom]
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Hi, Teri:

Yes, regret even a teeny amount of starch can cause a flare. Compounding pharmacies can usually come up with a starch-free formulation.

Please go to the diet forum to have us review Your present diet; there are many things which do not contain starch specifically (caramel) that can cause increased AS activity.

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