Effect of carbamazepine therapy on vitamin D and parathormone in epileptic children.

@article{Misra2010EffectOC,
  title={Effect of carbamazepine therapy on vitamin D and parathormone in epileptic children.},
  author={Abhijit Misra and Anju Aggarwal and O S Singh and Sangeeta Sharma},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          320-4
        }
}
Evidence suggests that carbamazepine affects bone metabolism by altering vitamin D status. We prospectively compared 25-hydroxyvitamin D, parathormone, calcium, phosphorus, and alkaline phosphatase levels at initiation and 6 months of carbamazepine therapy in children, and correlated them with carbamazepine levels. We included 47 children newly diagnosed with partial epilepsy, initiated on carbamazepine therapy. Of these, 32 were studied for 6 months. Children were managed according to standard… CONTINUE READING
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