Lamotrigine was more effective than carbamazepine, gabapentin, and topiramate for treatment failure in partial epilepsy
- COMMENTARY: Lamotrigine was more effective than carbamazepine, gabapentin, and topiramate for treatment failure in partial epilepsy. Bleck, Thomas P. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p74
The author reflects upon a study, showing lamotrigine to be more effective than gabapentin (GPT), carbamazepine (CBZ), topiramate (TPM), and oxcarbazepine (OXC), for treating patients with partial epilepsy. He suggests the patients to decide whether the seizures are of generalized or partial...
- Topiramate versus Carbamazepine for the Treatment of Classical Trigeminal Neuralgia, A Meta-Analysis. Qiang-ping Wang; Min Bai // CNS Drugs;2011, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p847
Background: Carbamazepine is currently the drug of first choice in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. However, it is reported as efficacious in only 70-80% of patients, and can be associated with adverse effects such as drowsiness, confusion, nausea, ataxia, nystagmus and hypersensitivity,...
- Influence of Enzyme-Inducing Antiepileptic Drugs on Trough Level of Imatinib in Glioblastoma Patients. Pursche, Stefan; Schleyer, Eberhard; von Bonin, Malte; Ehninger, Gerhard; Said, Samir Mustafa; Prondzinsky, Roland; Illmer, Thomas; Yanfeng Wang; Hosius, Christian; Nikolova, Zariana; Bornhäuser, Martin; Dresemann, Gregor // Current Clinical Pharmacology;Sep2008, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p198
Background: Imatinib mesylate is used in combination with hydroxyurea (HU) in ongoing clinical phase II studies in recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). CYP3A4 enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs (EIAEDs) like carbamazepine, phenytoin, and oxcarbazepine -- as well as non-EIAEDs like valproic...
- A randomized trial to compare the efficacy and tolerability of sodium picosulfate-magnesium citrate solution vs. 4 L polyethylene glycol solution as a bowel preparation for colonoscopy. Badiola, Carlos; Bordas, José; Manteca, Román; Abreu, Luis; Menchén, Pedro; Carretero, Cristina; Armengol, José; Hervás, Antonio; Beltrán, Vicente; Herrerías, Juan; Parra-Blanco, Adolfo; Muñoz-Navas, Miguel; Alonso-Abreu, Inmaculada; Calleja, José; Payeras, Guillermo; Carballo, Fernando; Orive, Víctor // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Oct2015, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p1407
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and acceptability of an evening-before regimens of sodium picosulfate/magnesium citrate (SPMC) and polyethylene glycol (PEG) as bowel cleansers and to explore the results of a same-day regimen of SPMC. Methods: Multicenter,...
- Brand Spanking II: Attack of the Clones (or, The Phantom Menace). Mintzer, Scott // Epilepsy Currents;Sep/Oct2016, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p310
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- Oxcarbazepine long-term treatment retention in patients switched over from carbamazepine. Albani, F.; Baruzzi, A. // Neurological Sciences;Jul2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p173
We evaluated the long-term outcome of oxcarbazepine (OXC) monotherapy in a population of patients switched over from carbamazepine (CBZ) monotherapy. Subjects of the study were recruited among patients who had successfully completed the PRIMO study, a recent multicentre Italian study that...
- Carbamazepine/lamotrigine. // Reactions Weekly;2/13/2010, Issue 1288, p10
The article focuses on a case of Drug Reaction With Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) syndrome attributed to carbamazepine and lamotrigine.
- Carbamazepine/lamotrigine. // Reactions Weekly;3/17/2012, Issue 1393, p13
The article describes the case of a 53-year-old woman who experienced recurrent agammaglobulinaemia after treatment with carbamazepine and lamotrigine.
- Carbamazepine/topiramate/valproic acid. // Reactions Weekly;6/11/2011, Issue 1355, p12
The article describes the cases of five paediatric patients with epilepsy who died during treatment with carbamazepine, topiramate and valproic acid.