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THE THERAPEUTIC BOX
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 74-80

The antiepileptics: Drug choice in newly diagnosed epilepsy


Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA

Correspondence Address:
Felicia Chu
Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave, North Worcester, MA 01655
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/astrocyte.astrocyte_54_18

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Numerous anti-epileptic drugs now exist worldwide for the treatment of epilepsy. With the availability of second- and third-generation antiepileptic medications, many factors may need to be considered in choosing the most appropriate treatment for an individual based on the tolerability, efficacy, and cost. This review highlights the treatment options and provides insights into how to choose among the various medications available.


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