Practice Update: Review of Anticonvulsant Therapy

@article{Chong2016PracticeUR,
  title={Practice Update: Review of Anticonvulsant Therapy},
  author={Derek J. Chong and Andrew M Lerman},
  journal={Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={16},
  pages={1-14}
}
  • D. ChongA. Lerman
  • Published 16 March 2016
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports
Since 2010, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of four new anti-epilepsy drugs (AEDs) for the treatment of epilepsy in the USA: clobazam (Onfi), ezogabine (Potiga), perampanel (Fycompa), and eslicarbazepine (Aptiom) as well as two extended release formulations, topiramate ER (Qudexy XR and Trokendi) and oxcarbazepine ER (Oxtellar). This not only provides practitioners ample choice to match medication profiles to their patients’ preferences and co-morbidities better, but also… 

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