Initial post marketing experience with lacosamide in adult patients with epilepsy

Cynthia L. Harden, Aaron Cohn, Merredith Lowe, Enrique Serrano

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Abstract

The outcomes of adult epilepsy patients prescribed lacosamide for additional seizure control. Responders were defined as having at least a 50% decrease in seizure frequency Sixty-seven patients were evaluated. Forty-six out of 67 patients (69%) were responders. Twelve of 14 patients not taking sodium channel-acting AEDs were responders (86%) and 34/53 patients taking sodium channel-acting AEDs were responders (64%) (difference not significant).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-263
Number of pages4
JournalEpilepsy Research
Volume98
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2012

Keywords

  • Adverse effects
  • Correlation
  • Dose
  • Epilepsy
  • Lacosamide
  • Responder rate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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