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Studies in children have shown an increased frequency of central hypothyroidism (CH) with long term use of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). The aim of this study was to search for CH in adults treated with AEDs and find if the type of AEDs used matters.
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Name: Acta neurologica Scandinavica
In utero exposure to antiepileptic drugs has previously been associated with adverse outcome among offspring, but evidence on longer term milestone development remains limited. We investigated the ass...
To estimate the risk of hypertensive pregnancy complications in women with epilepsy, with and without antiepileptic drugs, and assess the risk associated with the four most common antiepileptic drugs.
To investigate the presence of central auditory processing disorder symptoms in children with congenital hypothyroidism.
To determine the best available evidence on the efficacy and tolerability of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) used to treat poststroke seizures and epilepsy.
The objective of this study was to explore whether chronic electrocorticographic (ECoG) data recorded by a responsive neurostimulation system could be used to assess clinical responses to antiepilepti...
Sleeve gastrectomy may affect drug pharmacokinetics in several potential ways. We will measure pharmakokinetics of paracetamol and antiepileptic drugs before and 6 months after sleeve gast...
This study includes patients 16 years of age or older with a confident diagnosis of epilepsy who are currently treated with an antiepileptic drug (AED) monotherapy but require a change in ...
Overt hypothyroidism is associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) as indicated by hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and increased low-density lipoprotein cholestero...
This study is being done to determine if there are differences in mood during the menstrual cycle among women with epilepsy who take various different antiepileptic drugs and women without...
Some people with hypothyroidism have persistent symptoms despite adequate treatment with thyroid hormones. We are testing whether giving calcitonin to such people will improve their qualit...
Epileptic condition in which adequate trials of two tolerated and appropriately chosen and used ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS schedules to achieve sustained seizure freedom failed.
A condition in infancy or early childhood due to an in-utero deficiency of THYROID HORMONES that can be caused by genetic or environmental factors, such as thyroid dysgenesis or HYPOTHYROIDISM in infants of mothers treated with THIOURACIL during pregnancy. Endemic cretinism is the result of iodine deficiency. Clinical symptoms include severe MENTAL RETARDATION, impaired skeletal development, short stature, and MYXEDEMA.
Compounds and drugs that inhibit or block the activity of CATECHOL O-METHYLTRANSFERASE enzymes. Drugs in this class are used in management of central nervous system disorders such as PARKINSON DISEASE.
The immediate precursor in the biosynthesis of SEROTONIN from tryptophan. It is used as an antiepileptic and antidepressant.
A loosely defined group of drugs that tend to increase behavioral alertness, agitation, or excitation. They work by a variety of mechanisms, but usually not by direct excitation of neurons. The many drugs that have such actions as side effects to their main therapeutic use are not included here.
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, just above thecollarbone and is an endocrine gland that make hormones. These Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in the body, including how fast the body burns calories and how fast th...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...