Use of psychotropic drugs in patients with epilepsy: interactions and seizure risk.

@article{Mula2004UseOP,
  title={Use of psychotropic drugs in patients with epilepsy: interactions and seizure risk.},
  author={Marco Mula and Francesco Di Monaco and Michael Robert Trimble},
  journal={Expert review of neurotherapeutics},
  year={2004},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={953-64}
}
It is now accepted that patients with epilepsy are more prone than the general population to develop psychiatric disorders, being significantly at risk due to psychosocial reasons, the presence of electrophysiologic and anatomopathologic abnormalities mainly in the limbic system, and because they are taking antiepileptic drugs which may have negative psychotropic effects. It is also known that many patients with epilepsy sometimes receive psychotropic medications on account of their psychiatric… CONTINUE READING

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