Which medications are used in second-line treatment of infantile spasm (West syndrome)?

Updated: Jan 11, 2019
  • Author: Tracy A Glauser, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen L Nelson, Jr, MD, PhD, FAACPDM, FAAN, FAAP  more...
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Second-line treatments include the following:

  • Benzodiazepines

  • Valproic acid

  • Lamotrigine [34, 35]

  • Topiramate [36, 37]

  • Zonisamide [38, 39]

  • Levetiracetam [40]


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