Behavioural effects of the newer antiepileptic drugs: an update.

@article{Besag2004BehaviouralEO,
  title={Behavioural effects of the newer antiepileptic drugs: an update.},
  author={Frank M.C. Besag},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug safety},
  year={2004},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
The negative and positive effects of the nine newer antiepileptic drugs that have received a product licence in the UK or in the US are reviewed. The importance of avoiding misinterpretation of the data because of confounding factors such as alternative psychosis, the release phenomenon or drug interactions is emphasised. Vigabatrin has been associated with both psychosis and depression. Due to the concentric visual field defects that may occur with vigabatrin, its use is now limited, although… CONTINUE READING
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