Seizure Outcomes Following the Use of Generic versus Brand-Name Antiepileptic Drugs

@article{Kesselheim2010SeizureOF,
  title={Seizure Outcomes Following the Use of Generic versus Brand-Name Antiepileptic Drugs},
  author={Dr Aaron S. Kesselheim and Margaret R. Stedman and Ellen J. Bubrick and Joshua J Gagne and Alexander S. Misono and Joy Li-Yueh Lee and M. Alan Brookhart and Jerry Avorn and William H. Shrank},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2010},
  volume={70},
  pages={605-621}
}
Background: The automatic substitution of bioequivalent generics for brand-name antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) has been linked by anecdotal reports to loss of seizure control. Objective: To evaluate studies comparing brand-name and generic AEDs, and determine whether evidence exists of superiority of the brand-name version in maintaining seizure control. Data Sources: English-language human studies identified in searches of MEDLINE, EMBASE and International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (1984 to 2009… CONTINUE READING
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