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Overview of Drugs Used For Epilepsy and Seizures

Etiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Marvin M. Goldenberg, PhD, RPh, MS
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Epilepsy affects more than 3 million people in the U.S. and about 50 million people worldwide. Because of the myriad types of seizures, choosing the right medication for each patient is essential. This article reviews approved and forthcoming agents and includes a comprehensive appendix showing warnings, adverse events, and contraindications.