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1

What drugs are used for
Complex Partial Seizures?

1st Order:

  • Phenytoin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Lamotrigone

2nd Order:

  • Valproic acid
  • Phenobarbital

2

What are the side effects of
Phenytoin?

  • Nystagmus
  • Diplopia
  • Blurred Vision
  • Ataxia
  • Drowsiness
  • Leucopenia
  • Mental Confusion
  • Water retention
  • Teratogenicity
  • Used for Complex-Partial and Tonic-Clonic

3

What are the side effects of 
Carbamazepine?
Oxcarbazepine?

  • Diplopia
  • Burred vison
  • Ataxia
  • Hyponatremia
  • Teratogenicity (Carbamazepine)
  • Water Retention
  • Osteoparosis (Carbamazepine)
  • Steven's Johnson Syndrome

4

What side effects does
Phenytoin not cause?

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5

What side effecst does
Carbamazepine not cause?

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6

What are the side effects does
Lamotrigine?

  • Steven's Jonhson syndrom *
  • Drowsinees
  • Dizziness
  • Ataxia
  • Blurred or Double vision
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Intravascular coagulation