TITLE

"Antiepileptic" Not "Antiepileptogenic" Drug Therapy: Inveffective Prophylaxis of Seizures

AUTHOR(S)
Cascino, Gregory D.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2004, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p1487
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Discusses the uses of antiepileptic drugs (AED). Rationale for seizure prevention treatment; Conditions under which the prophylactic use of AED would be appropriate; Problems associated with prophylactic AED therapy; Absence of compelling evidence to recommend routine prophylactic use of AED to prevent unprovoked seizures.
ACCESSION #
15323376

 

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