Eslicarbazepine acetate for the treatment of partial epilepsy.

INTRODUCTION Eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) is a third generation AED structurally related to carbamazepine and oxcarbazepine, but without several of the drawbacks associated with these compounds. ESL is completely metabolized to its eslicarbazpine, which selectively binds inactivated voltage-gated sodium channels and thus selectively reduces the activity of… (More)