[Vigabatrin and lamotrigin: experiences with 2 new anticonvulsants in the Swiss epilepsy clinic].


Vigabatrin and lamotrigine are two new antiepileptic drugs which have recently become available. Vigabatrin is a specific and irreversible inhibitor of the enzyme gamma-amino-butyric-acid (GABA) transferase. Its administration leads to a long lasting increase in GABA, the most important inhibitory neurotransmitter. Vigabatrin is effective in both adults and… (More)


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