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Adverse Effects of AEDs–Rash

Daniel Friedman

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743506.003.0012

Series: What Do I Do Now

Adverse Effects of AEDs–Rash

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Skin eruptions are common reactions to AEDs and can rarely be serious and even life-threatening, with systemic manifestations. The key to treatment is usually discontinuing the offending drug without placing the patient at risk for seizures.

Chapter.  1405 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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