Levetiracetam for Managing Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders

Muhammad U. Farooq; Archit Bhatt; Arshad Majid; Rishi Gupta; Atul Khasnis; Mounzer Y. Kassab


Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66(6):541-561. 

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Levetiracetam is an effective AED with potential benefits in other neurologic and psychiatric disorders. The benefit-risk ratio in an individual patient with a specific condition should be used to determine its optimal use. Levetiracetam's use in nonepileptic conditions is not recommended until more data become available from larger trials.


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