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Cochrane Systematic Review: Phenytoin versus valproate monotherapy for partial onset seizures and generalised onset tonic-clonic seizures

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Nolan SJ, Marson AG, Pulman J, Tudur Smith C

OBJECTIVES: To review the best evidence comparing phenytoin and valproate when used as monotherapy in individuals with partial onset seizures or generalised onset tonic-clonic seizures with or without other generalised seizure types.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Drug management for acute tonic-clonic convulsions including convulsive status epilepticus in children

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Appleton R, Macleod S, Martland T

OBJECTIVES: To review the evidence comparing the efficacy and safety of midazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, phenobarbitone, phenytoin and paraldehyde in treating acute tonic-clonic convulsions and convulsive status epilepticus in children treated in hospital.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Phenobarbitone versus phenytoin monotherapy for partial onset seizures and generalised onset tonic-clonic seizures

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Nolan SJ, Tudur Smith C, Pulman J, Marson AG

OBJECTIVES: To review the best evidence comparing phenobarbitone and phenytoin when used as monotherapy in participants with partial onset seizures or generalised tonic-clonic seizures with or without other generalised seizure types.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Ethosuximide, sodium valproate or lamotrigine for absence seizures in children and adolescents

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Posner EB, Mohamed K, Marson AG

OBJECTIVES: To review the evidence for the effects of ethosuximide, valproate and lamotrigine as treatments for children and adolescents with absence seizures, when compared with placebo or each other.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Treatment of seizures in multiple sclerosis

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Koch MW, Polman SK, Uyttenboogaart M, De Keyser J

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of antiepileptic treatments in patients with MS.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Lamotrigine adjunctive therapy for refractory generalized tonic-clonic seizures

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Tjia-Leong E, Leong K, Marson AG

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effectiveness of adjunctive lamotrigine for refractory primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures.