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Treatment priorities for idiopathic generalized epilepsy

https://doi.org/10.17749/2077-8333/epi.par.con.2021.082

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Abstract

The report presents the current principles of treatment of various types of epileptic seizures and forms of epilepsy. High efficacy and good tolerability in mono- and combination therapy with lamotrigine are shown, including its beneficial effects on cognitive function, behavior, and mood in children.

About the Author

K. Yu. Mukhin
St. Luke Institute of Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy
Russian Federation

Кonstantin Yu. Mukhin – Dr. Med. Sc., Professor, Scientific Director of the Center for Pediatric neurology and Epilepsy, Head of Clinic, St. Luke Institute of Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy, Expert of EUREPA

9 Academician Anokhin Str., Moscow 119571



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Mukhin K.Yu. Treatment priorities for idiopathic generalized epilepsy. Epilepsy and paroxysmal conditions. 2021;13(1S):71-73. (In Russ.) https://doi.org/10.17749/2077-8333/epi.par.con.2021.082

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ISSN 2077-8333 (Print)
ISSN 2311-4088 (Online)