Cassandra Pardini

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Taking Advantage of a Drug-Drug Interaction: A Case of Valproic Acid Toxicity

Taking Advantage of a Drug-Drug Interaction: A Case of Valproic Acid Toxicity

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Short-term administration of carbapenem antibiotics may be beneficial in the treatment of VPA overdose in patients with no history of seizure disorder.

Myoclonus Reported With Gabapentin, Pregabalin Use

Myoclonus Reported With Gabapentin, Pregabalin Use

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Research has found that gabapentin and pregabalin induced myoclonus is often seen but is rarely documented.

Evaluating Antiepileptic Drug Safety in Elderly Patients

Evaluating Antiepileptic Drug Safety in Elderly Patients

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Lamotrigine and levetiracetam are just as effective as other AEDs, and are better tolerated as well.

Mental Health Comorbidities Common in Epilepsy

Mental Health Comorbidities Common in Epilepsy

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Suicide-related behavior was not found to be linked with epilepsy or the type of antiepileptic drug they were on.

Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

Ask the Expert: Managing Urinary Retention in Multiple Sclerosis

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John Stoffel, MD, Professor of Urology, Service Chief, and Associate Chair for Ambulatory Urology in the University of Michigan Department of Urology discusses the management of urinary retention in patients with MS.

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