[Pharmacological treatment of psychosis in epilepsy].

  title={[Pharmacological treatment of psychosis in epilepsy].},
  author={Ricardo Guarnieri and Jaime Eduardo Cecilio Hallak and Roger Walz and Tonicarlo Rodrigues Velasco and Veriano Alexandre J{\'u}nior and Vera Cristina Terra-Bustamante and Lauro Wichert-Ana and Am{\'e}rico Ceiki Sakamoto},
  journal={Revista brasileira de psiquiatria},
  volume={26 1},
Epilepsy is one of the main causes of functional disability, and it is usually associated to psychiatric comorbidity, such as psychosis of epilepsy (POE). POE requires more careful pharmacological treatment, considering the propensity of the antipsychotics (AP) to provoke seizures and the risk of pharmacokinetic interaction with anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). We discussed the classification and the main types of POE, as well as some characteristics of AP typical and atypical, its potential to… CONTINUE READING

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