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Efficacy of topiramate as add-on therapy in two different types of progressive myoclonic epilepsy.

Abstract
The present article describes two unrelated cases of progressive myoclonic epilepsy (PME) of the Lafora's disease and Unverricht-Lundborg types who were treated with topiramate (TPM) as add-on therapy for their myoclonus. After the initiation of topiramate therapy both cases responded with marked decrease in myoclonic seizure frequency and improvement of quality of life. Topiramate appears to be a useful alternative agent in cases of PME and could be consider for adjunctive therapy.
AuthorsCaner Feyzi Demir, Hasan Hüseyin Ozdemir, Bülent Müngen
JournalActa medica (Hradec Králové) / Universitas Carolina, Facultas Medica Hradec Králové (Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove)) Vol. 56 Issue 1 Pg. 36-8 ( 2013) ISSN: 1211-4286 [Print] Czech Republic
PMID23909054 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Anticonvulsants
  • topiramate
  • Fructose
Topics
  • Anticonvulsants (therapeutic use)
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Female
  • Fructose (analogs & derivatives, therapeutic use)
  • Humans
  • Myoclonic Epilepsies, Progressive (drug therapy)
  • Young Adult

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