Effect of lamotrigine treatment on status epilepticus-induced neuronal damage and memory impairment in rat.

Status epilepticus causes neuronal damage that is associated with cognitive impairment. The present study examined whether a novel antiepileptic drug, lamotrigine (LTG), alleviates status epilepticus-induced temporal lobe damage and memory impairment, and compared its efficacy with carbamazepine. Status epilepticus was induced by electric stimulation of the… CONTINUE READING