Efficacy of new antiepileptic drugs.

  title={Efficacy of new antiepileptic drugs.},
  author={Dieter Schmidt},
  journal={Epilepsy currents},
  volume={11 1},
Regarding efficacy of new antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for seizure control, there are three important clinical questions. How effective are new AEDs when corrected for the efficacy of placebo? And even more important: How do new AEDs fare in terms of seizure remission compared with established agents? And finally: Have patients seizure-free on new AEDs a better chance for lasting remission after withdrawal versus those withdrawing from older agents? The answers raise concerns. Although add-on… CONTINUE READING

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