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Mylan Pharmaceuticals receives approval for Topiramate Capsules

Mylan Pharmaceuticals receives approval for Topiramate Capsules

New anticonvulsant compound prevents seizure progression in model of epilepsy

New anticonvulsant compound prevents seizure progression in model of epilepsy

Anti-seizure drugs may increase risk of cardiovascular problems

Anti-seizure drugs may increase risk of cardiovascular problems

Taurine: Key to the visual toxicity of an anti-epileptic drug for children?

Taurine: Key to the visual toxicity of an anti-epileptic drug for children?

Doctors question FDA suicide alert on anticonvulsant drugs

Doctors question FDA suicide alert on anticonvulsant drugs

WHO makes urgent call for services for mental disorders to be scaled up

WHO makes urgent call for services for mental disorders to be scaled up

High cholesterol levels drop naturally in children on high-fat antiseizure diet

High cholesterol levels drop naturally in children on high-fat antiseizure diet

Generic Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) approved in U.S.

Generic Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) approved in U.S.

Ovation Pharmaceuticals advances development pipeline with new phase III epilepsy study

Ovation Pharmaceuticals advances development pipeline with new phase III epilepsy study

Urgent need for better understanding of bipolar disease in children and adolescents

Urgent need for better understanding of bipolar disease in children and adolescents

Anticonvulsant medication gabapentin effective for fibromyalgia pain

Anticonvulsant medication gabapentin effective for fibromyalgia pain

Bipolar all too often misdiagnosed

Bipolar all too often misdiagnosed

Bipolar disorder may be more accurately characterized as a spectrum disorder

Bipolar disorder may be more accurately characterized as a spectrum disorder

Scientists spot mechanism behind promising new sleep drug

Scientists spot mechanism behind promising new sleep drug

MIT device to detect and prevent epileptic seizures

MIT device to detect and prevent epileptic seizures

High rates of off-label prescriptions for antidepressant, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic drugs

High rates of off-label prescriptions for antidepressant, anticonvulsant and antipsychotic drugs

Doctors widely prescribe drugs without adequate scrutiny

Doctors widely prescribe drugs without adequate scrutiny

Off-label prescribing common, often not backed by data

Off-label prescribing common, often not backed by data

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Large scale study shows success of epilepsy surgery

Valproic acid may help slow the progression of dementia

Valproic acid may help slow the progression of dementia