Controversies in contraception for women with epilepsy

@article{Thomas2015ControversiesIC,
  title={Controversies in contraception for women with epilepsy},
  author={Sanjeev V Thomas},
  journal={Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology},
  year={2015},
  volume={18},
  pages={278 - 283}
}
  • Sanjeev V Thomas
  • Published 1 July 2015
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology
Contraception is an important choice that offers autonomy to women with regard to prevention of unintended pregnancies. There is wide variation in the contraceptive practices between continents, countries, and societies. The medical eligibility for contraception for sexually active women with epilepsy (WWE) is determined by the type of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) that they use. Enzyme inducing AEDs such as phenobarbitone, phenytoin, carbamazepine, and oxcarbazepine increase the metabolism of… 

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