Monitoring antiepileptic drug therapy with serum level measurements.

  title={Monitoring antiepileptic drug therapy with serum level measurements.},
  author={Frank J E Vajda},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  volume={187 10},
The Medical Journal of Australia ISSN: 0025729X 19 November 2007 187 10 581-581 ©The Medical Journal of Australia 2007 Improving clinical care Therapeutic drug level monitoring was introduc a belief that drug levels in the blood were a m indicator of efficacy than drug dose alone. A relationship applied to phenytoin, the main drug decades ago, it does not apply to many AEDs. The concept of a “therapeutic range” is a statis applying to populations rather than individual We treat… CONTINUE READING