ILAE treatment guidelines: evidence-based analysis of antiepileptic drug efficacy and effectiveness as initial monotherapy for epileptic seizures and syndromes.

@article{Glauser2006ILAETG,
  title={ILAE treatment guidelines: evidence-based analysis of antiepileptic drug efficacy and effectiveness as initial monotherapy for epileptic seizures and syndromes.},
  author={Tracy A. Glauser and Elinor Ben-Menachem and Blaise Bourgeois and Avital Cnaan and David Chadwick and Carlos Guerreiro and Reetta Kalviainen and Richard T Mattson and Emilio Perucca and Torbjōrn Tomson},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 7},
  pages={1094-120}
}
PURPOSE To assess which antiepileptic medications (AEDs) have the best evidence for long-term efficacy or effectiveness as initial monotherapy for patients with newly diagnosed or untreated epilepsy. METHODS A 10-member subcommission of the Commission on Therapeutic Strategies of The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), including adult and pediatric epileptologists, clinical pharmacologists, clinical trialists, and a statistician evaluated available evidence found through a… CONTINUE READING
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