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By Susan L. McElroy, Paul E. Keck Jr., Robert M. Post

ISBN-10: 0849382599

ISBN-13: 9780849382598

Several antiepileptic medicines (AEDs) now have regulatory symptoms for treating bipolar affliction. there's becoming proof that AEDs often have quite a few necessary psychotropic results. Antiepileptic medicines to regard Psychiatric problems is the 1st finished, clinically orientated reference at the use of AEDs to regard a number of psychiatric stipulations corresponding to temper, psychotic, anxiousness, substance use, consuming, and character problems. Written by way of the top scientific specialists, the publication is geared up through psychiatric affliction for simpler details accumulating, allowing physicians to exploit the textual content as a standalone reference.

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By Susan L. McElroy, Paul E. Keck Jr., Robert M. Post

ISBN-10: 0849382599

ISBN-13: 9780849382598

Several antiepileptic medicines (AEDs) now have regulatory symptoms for treating bipolar affliction. there's becoming proof that AEDs often have quite a few necessary psychotropic results. Antiepileptic medicines to regard Psychiatric problems is the 1st finished, clinically orientated reference at the use of AEDs to regard a number of psychiatric stipulations corresponding to temper, psychotic, anxiousness, substance use, consuming, and character problems. Written by way of the top scientific specialists, the publication is geared up through psychiatric affliction for simpler details accumulating, allowing physicians to exploit the textual content as a standalone reference.

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Medical Research Council Antiepileptic Drug Withdrawal Study Group. Randomized study of antiepileptic drug withdrawal in patients in remission. Lancet 1991; 337:1175–1180. 3d] [29/4/08/1:35:8] [33–86] 3 Antiepileptic Drugs in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain David R. P. A. INTRODUCTION Chronic neuropathic pain syndromes are common, especially in older individuals. Examples include painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, phantom limb pain, central poststroke pain, and trigeminal neuralgia.

Effect of age on epilepsy and its treatment: results from the VA cooperative study. Epilepsia 1994; 35 (suppl 8):91 (abstr). 35. Brodie MJ, Overstall PW, Giorgi L. for the UK Lamotrigine Elderly Study Group. Multicentre, double-blind, randomised comaprison between lamotrigine and carbamazepine in elderly patients with newly diagnosed epilepsy. Epilepsy Res 1999; 37:81–87. 36. Rowan AJ, Ramsay RE, Collins JF, et al. VA cooperative study 428 group. New onset geriatric epilepsy: a randomised study of gabapentin, lamotrigine, and carbamazepine.

Little is known of the teratogenic risks associated with the newer generation AEDs, with the exception of lamotrigine, a drug quite frequently used during pregnancy. 3d] [29/4/08/11:27:19] [17–32] Antiepileptics in the Treatment of Epilepsy 23 associated with carbamazepine (22). However, one study found a dose-effect relationship also for lamotrigine teratogenicity, so that at lamotrigine dosages greater than 200 mg/day, the malformation rate was similar to that associated with exposure to valproate 600 to 1000 mg/day (22).

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