The relationship between poor medication compliance and seizures.

  title={The relationship between poor medication compliance and seizures.},
  author={Joyce A. Cramer and Marc Glassman and Vincent Rienzi},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={3 4},
Predictors and consequences of inadequate compliance with seizure medications were assessed using a 10-item postal survey. Dose omissions were reported by 71% of the 661 respondents (2+/-2 doses of seizure medications), with 45% of patients reporting a seizure after a missed dose, at some time during treatment. Dose omission was more likely with longer use of seizure medications (more than 5 years, P<0.01). Having seizures after missed doses was associated with number of seizure medication… CONTINUE READING