These problems include gum disease, bacterial infections and cavities which can be caused by poor chewing, long-term use of anticonvulsant drugs
and poor dental hygiene.
The epilepsy market has become increasingly competitive following the launch of Vimpat (lacosamide; UCB) in the US in May 2009 and patent expiries of the top four second-generation anticonvulsant drugs
Of 38 children (mean age, 8 years) taking anticonvulsant drugs
for epilepsy, 76% had vitamin D deficiency (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D < 20 ng/ml) and an additional 21% had vitamin D insufficiency (serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, 20-30 ng/ml).
Following the initial Food and Drug Administration alert reporting increased suicidal ideation with anticonvulsant drugs
, a number of my patients called to ask if they should discontinue their medications.
However, over the last decade, anticonvulsant drugs
such as sodium valproate and lamotrigine (Lamictal) have become more widely used to treat this disorder.
Many anticonvulsant drugs
can cause a rash, usually early in treatment, but this has been most problematic with lamotrigine.
Treatment of status epilpeticus and repetitive seizures normally requires hospitalization, and emergency treatment involves the intravenous administration of anticonvulsant drugs
Clinical pharmacokinetics of anticonvulsant drugs
in pediatric patients.
Doctors diagnosed "petit mal absences" and put him on anticonvulsant drugs
This volume consists of 12 chapters on epilepsy and behavior, with individual chapters focusing on animal models, antiepileptic drugs, the neurochemistry of seizures, stigma perception, language considerations in left temporal lobe resections, new anticonvulsant drugs
and psychopathology, suicide risk, clinical and psychological aspects of pregnancy in women with epilepsy, community-based participatory research, stress and depression studies, behavioral treatment, and consciousness.
A person might take anticonvulsant drugs
to stop seizures or have surgery to remove a damaged portion of the brain.
Folic acid levels in excess of 1,000 [micro]g/day can mask pernicious anemia and interfere with the effectiveness of methotrexate, as well as impair zinc absorption and decrease the effectiveness of some cancer and anticonvulsant drugs
, said Patrick J.