Rapid versus slow withdrawal of antiepileptic drugs.

BACKGROUND The ideal objective of treating a person with epilepsy is to induce remission by usage of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and withdraw the AEDs without causing seizure recurrence. Prolonged usage of AEDs may have long-term side effects. Hence when a person with epilepsy is in remission (free of seizures for some time) it is logical to attempt to… (More)