Movement disorders in patients taking anticonvulsants.

Abstract

BACKGROUND A wide variety of movement disorders may occur as a consequence of the administration of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). Although it has been suggested that the risk of parkinsonism is 10-fold higher in those taking valproate as compared with other AEDs, there have been no large, systematic trials assessing this. AIM To establish more precisely the… (More)

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