Document Type : Case Report


Emergency Department, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates


Objective: Numerous drugs and medications from various pharmacological classes can lead to seizures as an unwanted side effect. Midwakh is a pipe commonly used to smoke tobacco blend in small quantities. Midwakh use is increasing, especially among young people.
Case Presentation: A 17-year-old patient with a history of seizures was provoked by smoking midwakh, despite having no previous disease history.
Conclusion: Although the patient had a negative workup for epilepsy, midwakh should be classified as an epileptogenic drug. More studies need to be conducted on the effects of midwakh on the neurological system


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