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Antiepileptic Drugs to Treat Psychiatric Disorders by Susan L. McElroy, Paul E. Keck Jr., Robert M. Post

By Susan L. McElroy, Paul E. Keck Jr., Robert M. Post

Several antiepileptic medications (AEDs) now have regulatory symptoms for treating bipolar ailment. there's becoming facts that AEDs mostly have numerous valuable psychotropic results. Antiepileptic medicines to regard Psychiatric problems is the 1st entire, clinically orientated reference at the use of AEDs to regard numerous psychiatric stipulations akin to temper, psychotic, nervousness, substance use, consuming, and character problems. Written through the best scientific specialists, the publication is equipped through psychiatric ailment for less complicated info accumulating, allowing physicians to exploit the textual content as a standalone reference.

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Vajda FJ, Eadie MJ. Maternal valproate dosage and foetal malformations. Acta Neurol Scand 2005; 112(3):137–143. 26. Cunnington M, Tennis P, and The International Lamotrigine Pregnancy Registry Scientific Advisory Committee. Lamotrigine and the risk of malformations in pregnancy. Neurology 2005; 64:955–960. 27. Holmes LB, Wyszynski DF, Baldwin EJ, et al. Increased risk for non-syndromic cleft palate among infants exposed to lamotrigine during pregnancy. Birth Def Res (Part A): Clin Mol Teratol 2006; 76:318.

The objective of this chapter is, therefore, to provide an overview of the use of AEDs in the treatment of epilepsy. Specifically, general principles of the pharmacological treatment of epilepsy will be discussed, including drug selection and treatment strategies. OBJECTIVES OF TREATMENT Although the term “antiepileptic drug,” or AED, is well established and widely accepted, it is a misnomer or at least somewhat misleading in that AEDs do not cure epilepsy. In fact clinical evidence for a modifying effect of AEDs on the natural course of the epileptic disorder is lacking.

Kaneko S, Battino D, Andermann E, et al. Congenital malformations due to antiepileptic drugs. Epilepsy Res 1999; 33:145–158. 25. Vajda FJ, Eadie MJ. Maternal valproate dosage and foetal malformations. Acta Neurol Scand 2005; 112(3):137–143. 26. Cunnington M, Tennis P, and The International Lamotrigine Pregnancy Registry Scientific Advisory Committee. Lamotrigine and the risk of malformations in pregnancy. Neurology 2005; 64:955–960. 27. Holmes LB, Wyszynski DF, Baldwin EJ, et al. Increased risk for non-syndromic cleft palate among infants exposed to lamotrigine during pregnancy.

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