Levetiracetam: a novel antiepileptic drug.

@article{Hovinga2001LevetiracetamAN,
  title={Levetiracetam: a novel antiepileptic drug.},
  author={Collin A. Hovinga},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={
          1375-88
        }
}
Levetiracetam is a new antiepileptic drug, structurally and mechanistically dissimilar to other marketed antiepileptic drugs. It is effective in reducing partial seizures in patients with epilepsy, both as adjunctive treatment and as monotherapy. Levetiracetam has many therapeutic advantages for patients with epilepsy. It has favorable pharmacokinetic characteristics (good bioavailability, linear pharmacokinetics, insignificant protein binding, lack of hepatic metabolism, and rapid achievement… CONTINUE READING

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