Anti-Epileptic Drugs

Anti-Epileptic Drug Characteristics

Phenytoin Phenytoin has been used for over 50 years. Thus, the characteristics and side-effects have been well elucidated. Its primary use is for treatment of partial epilepsy, including simple and complex partial seizures, as well as generalized tonic-clonic…

Second-Generation Anti-Epileptic Drugs

Drugs are listed in order of approval in the USA, from oldest to newest. Felbamate Felbamate is a broad-spectrum anti-epileptic drug. It is not considered to be a first-line drug because of its potential for serious idiosyncratic side-effects,…