Cristina Cusi

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The effect of pregnancy on seizure frequency was monitored prospectively in 136 pregnancies of 122 epileptic women. Pregnancy did not influence the seizure frequency in 68 pregnancies (50%). In 50 pregnancies (37%) the number of seizures increased during pregnancy or puerperium. The seizure frequency decreased in 18 pregnancies (13%). In 34 out of 50(More)
The effects of an oral enteric-coated preparation (VAL 579 capsules) of sodium valproate (VPA) were compared with those of conventional oral and rectal preparations in 24 epileptic patients. Enteric-coated capsules are useful for avoiding gastric intolerance to VPA. Plasma VPA level peaks after the enteric- coated form were later than after other forms. The(More)
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