TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
28019886

 

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