8. The Antiepileptic Drugs

  1. Simon Shorvon MA, MB BChir, MD, FRCP Professor of Neurology Clinical Subdean Consultant Neurologist1,2

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444325201.ch8

Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment, Third Edition

Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment, Third Edition

How to Cite

Shorvon, S. (2010) The Antiepileptic Drugs, in Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444325201.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

  2. 2

    National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198189

Online ISBN: 9781444325201

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Keywords:

  • The Antiepileptic Drugs;
  • Eslicarbazepine acetate;
  • Other drugs used in the treatment of epilepsy;
  • Acetazolamide;
  • Benzodiazepines;
  • Corticosteroids and ACTH

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Carbamazepine

  • Clobazam

  • Clonazepam

  • Eslicarbazepine acetate

  • Ethosuximide

  • Gabapentin

  • Lacosamide

  • Lamotrigine

  • Levetiracetam

  • Oxcarbazepine

  • Phenobarbital

  • Phenytoin

  • Pregabalin

  • Primidone

  • Rufinamide

  • Tiagabine

  • Topiramate

  • Valproate

  • Vigabatrin

  • Zonisamide

  • Other drugs used in the treatment of epilepsy

  • Acetazolamide

  • Benzodiazepines

  • Corticosteroids and ACTH

  • Felbamate

  • Piracetam

  • Stiripentol