Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Absence seizures: ethosuximide versus valproic acid versus lamotrigine

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Three drugs, ethosuximide, valproate and lamotrigine, are commonly used to treat absence seizures, but there is little evidence to guide a choice between them. Now, a multicentre US study by Tracy A Glauser and colleagues (N Engl J Med 2010;362:790–9; see also Editorial, ibid: 843–5) has provided evidence in favour …

View Full Text