Flashcards in Epilepsy Pharmacology Deck (12)
Which anti seizure drugs are sodium channel blockers?
How else does sodium valproate work (other than by sodium channel inhibition)?
Increases GABA concentration
What may Ethosuximide be useful for (although it is not first line)?
Which medication is highly teratogenic?
First line for partial seizures?
First line for generalized and absence seizures?
Second line for generalized seizures?
When should drug therapy be started?
after a minimum of 2 fits
How many drugs should be used at a time?
only one at a time
Which drug may cause gum hypertrophy?
Which drug may cause a skin rash?