Treatment of epilepsy in women of reproductive age: pharmacokinetic considerations.

Although epilepsy affects men and women equally, there are many women's health issues in epilepsy, especially for women of childbearing age. These issues, which include menstrual cycle influences on seizure activity (catamenial epilepsy), interactions of contraceptives with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), pharmacokinetic changes during pregnancy, teratogenicity… CONTINUE READING