Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs
on Lipids, Homocysteine, and C - reactive protein.
Despite these limitations, the results are notable because they represent the only data set yet reported from a community-based source large enough to allow analysis of the many clinical variables that play into the potential interactions between various contraceptive types, various antiepileptic drug
classes, and the diverse number of epilepsy subtypes, he said.
therapy in elderly requires pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamic adjustment due to the physiological changes associated with aging and frequent co-morbid conditions.
Fycompa is a first-in-class antiepileptic drug
discovered and developed by Eisai.
6& of whom had used antiepileptic drugs
in the 6 months prior to conception.
Future research may help reveal additional genetic predictors of susceptibility to severe ad verse reactions to antiepileptic drugs
Fifty-three men treated with antiepileptic drugs
for at least two years prior to enrollment in the Anti-Epileptic Drug and Osteoporosis Prevention Trial (ADOPT) were randomized to receive risedronate (a drug that helps prevent fractures) or a placebo for 12 weeks.
WASHINGTON -- Antiepileptic drug
reduction should be considered in children who are seizure free after epilepsy surgery, according to findings from a retrospective chart study.
In fact, overall, the children in the study who were exposed to antiepileptic drugs
(AEDs) via breast milk exhibited higher IQ and Verbal Index scores than did those who did not breastfeed (adjusted mean IQ scores of 108 vs.
No other antiepileptic drugs
were associated with an increased risk of these disorders, and maternal epilepsy itself did not increase their risk significantly.
The FDA cited data from the Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs
study, published in March 2013, which found that at age 6, children whose mothers had taken valproate products while pregnant had lower IQs, compared with those whose mothers took other antiepileptic drugs
Epilepsy is the most common chronic neurological disease and patients are treated by various classes of antiepileptic drugs