Should epileptiform discharges be treated?

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Seizing control of epileptic activity can improve outcome.

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Steady-state carbamazepine pharmacokinetics following oral and stable-labeled intravenous administration in epilepsy patients: effects of race and sex.

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The antiepileptic drug carbamazepine can cause adrenal insufficiency in patients under hormone replacement therapy for congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

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Drug interactions with the newer antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)--Part 2: pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic interactions between AEDs and drugs used to treat non-epilepsy disorders.

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The HLA-A*2402/Cw*0102 haplotype is associated with lamotrigine-induced maculopapular eruption in the Korean population.

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Acute or chronic use of lacosamide does not alter its distribution between serum and cerebrospinal fluid.

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Valproate modulates glucose metabolism in patients with epilepsy after first exposure.

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The evolution of epilepsy surgery between 1991 and 2011 in nine major epilepsy centers across the United States, Germany, and Australia.

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Indications and expectations for neuropsychological assessment in routine epilepsy care: Report of the ILAE Neuropsychology Task Force, Diagnostic Methods Commission, 2013-2017.

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