Mono- or polytherapy and the severity of epilepsies.

  • K. Fukushima
  • Published 1988 in The Japanese journal of psychiatry and neurology


1. Out of 295 outpatients who were followed up by our staff for longer than 4 years, a total of 196 patients was subjected to this retrospective study. The inclusion criterion was that they had inevitably been placed on polytherapy of two or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). In other words, they had failed to reach monotherapy for some reasons. 2. One of… (More)