Effect of Antiepileptic Drugs on Reproductive Endocrine Function in Individuals with Epilepsy

@article{Isojrvi2005EffectOA,
  title={Effect of Antiepileptic Drugs on Reproductive Endocrine Function in Individuals with Epilepsy},
  author={J. Isoj{\"a}rvi and E. Taub{\o}ll and A. Herzog},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={207-223}
}
  • J. Isojärvi, E. Taubøll, A. Herzog
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • CNS Drugs
  • It is well known that epilepsy, antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), and the reproductive system have complex interactions. Fertility is lower in both men and women with epilepsy than in the general population. Moreover, reproductive endocrine disorders are more common among patients with epilepsy than among the population in general. These disorders have been attributed both to epilepsy itself and to use of AEDs.The use of the liver enzyme-inducing AEDs phenobarbital, phenytoin and carbamazepine… CONTINUE READING
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