Effect of carbamazepine on the bone health of people with epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Effect of carbamazepine on the bone health of people with epilepsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Xinyue Zhang and Rui Zhong and Qingling Chen and Mengmeng Li and Weihong Lin and Li Cui},
  journal={The Journal of International Medical Research},
Importance Increasing evidence indicates that carbamazepine (CBZ) treatment in people with epilepsy (PWE) has adverse effects on bone health. Objective We conducted a meta-analysis to investigate the effect of CBZ on the bone health of PWE. Methods Two independent reviewers systematically searched PubMed and EMBASE for eligible studies. Standard mean deviations (SMDs) with 95% confidence intervals were used as a measure to investigate the effect of CBZ on bone-related outcomes in PWE. Results… 

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