Eventually people are weaned off AED's, that is correct. My neurologist told me that he wouldnt even consider the idea until I had been seizure free for 5 years. At the time I thought that was an eternity but in reality, its not that long at all... especially when you have already done 4! I would talk to your doctor about
this. It can take up to 12 months to wean someone off AED's properly in a controlled manner so it might be time to start thinking about
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