Impact of mood stabilizers and antiepileptic drugs on cytokine production in-vitro.

@article{Himmerich2013ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of mood stabilizers and antiepileptic drugs on cytokine production in-vitro.},
  author={Hubertus Himmerich and Stefanie Bartsch and Hajo Hamer and Roland Mergl and Jeremias Sch{\"o}nherr and Charlotte Petersein and Alexander Munzer and Kenneth Clifford Kirkby and Katrin Bauer and Ulrich Sack},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2013},
  volume={47 11},
  pages={1751-9}
}
Changes within the immune system have been reported to contribute to the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder and epilepsy. Interestingly, overlapping results regarding the cytokine system have been found for both diseases, namely alterations of interleukins IL-1β, IL-2, IL-4, IL-6, and tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α). However, the effect of mood stabilizers and antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) on these cytokines has not been systematically evaluated, and their effect on IL-17 and IL-22, other… CONTINUE READING