Lamotrigine was more effective than carbamazepine, gabapentin, and topiramate for treatment failure in partial epilepsy

November 2007
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p74
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a clinical study comparing the efficacy of gabapentin (GPT), carbamazepine (CBZ), topiramate (TPM), oxcarbazepine (OXC), and lamotrigine (LTG), in the treatment of patients with partial-onset seizures. It discusses the procedure followed, follow-up period, selection criteria of the patients, and the randomized controlled trials, carried out during the study. It mentions the outcomes of the study and states that lamotrigine was found to be more effective than other drugs.


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