- First published September 1, 2002.
- Table 1 Discontinuing anticonvulsant medication
Citation Study group Study type (level of evidence) Outcome Key results
Tennison et al (1994) 149 children with epilepsy randomised to 6 week or 9 month taper after 2 or 4 year seizure free interval Prospective, randomised unblinded trial (level 1b) Seizure recurrence No difference in seizure recurrence rate between 6 week and 9 month taper (p=0.38) Relative risk reduction = 8% 95% CI -34% to +50%
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