Short-term use of antiepileptic drugs is neurotoxic to the immature brain

Abstract

Previous studies have shown that the long-term use of antiepileptic drugs can cause nervous system damage. However, short-term antiepileptic drug treatment is frequently given to infants, especially neonates, to control seizure. Whether the short-term use of antiepileptic drugs is neurotoxic remains unclear. In the present study, immature rats, 3-21 days of… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/1673-5374.155434

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