B-vitamin deficiency in patients treated with antiepileptic drugs.

Abstract

Enzyme-inducing antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) produce many alterations in metabolism, including vitamin levels. Whether they produce clinically relevant deficiency of B vitamins has rarely been assessed. We obtained B-vitamin levels in patients who were being converted from an inducing AED (phenytoin or carbamazepine) to a non-inducing AED (levetiracetam… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2012.04.132

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@article{Mintzer2012BvitaminDI, title={B-vitamin deficiency in patients treated with antiepileptic drugs.}, author={Scott E Mintzer and Christopher T. Skidmore and Michael R. Sperling}, journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B}, year={2012}, volume={24 3}, pages={341-4} }