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[Valproic acid versus lamotrigine as a monotherapy for absence epilepsy in children].

Authors
  • Huang, Tie-Shuan
  • Zhu, Jin-Lan
  • Li, Bing
  • Hu, Yan
  • Chen, Li
  • Liao, Jian-Xiang
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhongguo dang dai er ke za zhi = Chinese journal of contemporary pediatrics
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2009
Volume
11
Issue
8
Pages
653–655
Identifiers
PMID: 19695193
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both VPA and lamotrigine are safe and efficacious for treatment of absence seizures in children. VPA appears to be better than lamotrigine in tapering epileptic-formed discharge.

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