Comparative effectiveness of 10 antiepileptic drugs in older adults with epilepsy.

@article{Arif2010ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative effectiveness of 10 antiepileptic drugs in older adults with epilepsy.},
  author={Hiba Arif and Richard Buchsbaum and Joanna Pierro and Michael Whalen and J. E. Sims and Stanley R. Resor and Carl W. Bazil and Lawrence J. Hirsch},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={
          408-15
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for use in older adults with epilepsy. DESIGN Retrospective review. SETTING Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, New York. PATIENTS Four hundred seventeen outpatients 55 years and older newly taking any of the 10 most commonly prescribed AEDs between 2000 and 2005. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE The percentage of patients who remained taking the AED for 12 or more months (12-month "retention"). We also measured… CONTINUE READING
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