Special considerations for women with epilepsy.

  title={Special considerations for women with epilepsy.},
  author={Mark S. Yerby},
  volume={20 8 Pt 2},
Women with epilepsy present health care providers with unique problems and opportunities for advancement of care. The fundamentals of epileptic pathophysiology are similar in both sexes. There are, however, some significant differences. Cosmetic effects of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) may have different implications for women. Women who have seizures associated with their menstrual cycle may need special attention regarding their cyclic hormonal changes and AED selection. Antiepileptic drugs may… CONTINUE READING

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