Intervention Review

Lamotrigine versus carbamazepine monotherapy for epilepsy

  1. Carrol L Gamble1,*,
  2. Paula R Williamson1,
  3. Anthony G Marson2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Epilepsy Group

Published Online: 25 JAN 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 JUN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001031.pub2

How to Cite

Gamble CL, Williamson PR, Marson AG. Lamotrigine versus carbamazepine monotherapy for epilepsy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD001031. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001031.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Liverpool, Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Evaluation, Liverpool, UK

  2. 2

    Clinical Sciences Centre for Research & Education, University Department of Neurological Science, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK

*Carrol L Gamble, Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Evaluation, University of Liverpool, Shelley's Cottage, Brownlow Street, Liverpool, L69 3GS, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 25 JAN 2006


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