Tag Archives: Epilepsy


Epilepsy is a common neurologic disease, regularly treated with antiepileptic medication. However, recent literature has indicated that antiepileptic medication is largely ineffective in adequately controlling epilepsy in approximately 30 percent of patients. This being so, scientists have looked to identify strategies that may prove beneficial in controlling difficult to control epilepsy. One strategy that has...
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Anti-epileptic therapy and taurine

Interestingly, the therapeutic effect of Iamotrigine is different from that of other anti-epileptic drugs that act on sodium channels., such as phenytoin and carbamazepine. For instance, Iamotrigine is effective in the treatment of childhood absence epilepsy. Moreover, it is suggested that administration of Iamotrigine, at a dosage of up to 100mg/kg, is effective in elevating...
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