Levetiracetam Versus Carbamazepine in Post-Stroke Late Onset Crisis "EpIc"

Recruiting

Phase 3 Results N/A

References

Publications

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  • Inzitari D. The Italian Guidelines for stroke prevention. The Stroke Prevention and Educational Awareness Diffusion (SPREAD) Collaboration. Neurol Sci. 2000 Feb;21(1):5-12. No abstract available. Pubmed ID:10938196
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  • Rhoney DH, Tipps LB, Murry KR, Basham MC, Michael DB, Coplin WM. Anticonvulsant prophylaxis and timing of seizures after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurology. 2000 Jul 25;55(2):258-65. Pubmed ID:10908901
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  • - Birnstiel S., Wulfert E., Beck SG., Levetiracetam (ucb L059) affects in vitro model of epilepsy in CA3 pyramidal neurons without altering normal synaptic transmission. Naunyn Schiemeberg Arch Pharmacol 1997: 356:611-618 - Bischoff U. And Schlobohm I. - Levetiracetam Has No Effect On Voltage-Gated Potassium Currents In Cultured Mouse Hippocampal Neurons. Epilepsia 43(Suppl. 8):88, 2002. - Blais L, Sheehy O, St-Hilaire JM, Bernier JP, Godfroid P, Le Lorier J. Economic evaluation of levetiracetam as adjunctive therapy in refractory epileptic patients. Value in Health 2002;5(6):509 - Boon P, Chauvel P, Pohlmann-Eden B, Otoul C, Wroe S. Dose-response effect of levetiracetam 1000 and 2000 mg/day in partial epilepsy. Epilepsy Research 2002;48:77-89

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