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  • Condition: Absence Seizures in Children and Adolescents
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Ethosuximide, Sodium Valproate, or Lamotrigine
  • Number of Patients: 691
  • Published —
The aim of the study was to review the evidence for the effects of ethosuximide, valproate and lamotrigine as treatments for children and adolescents with absence seizures.
  • Condition: Absence Seizures
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: Lamotrigine
  • Number of Patients: 742
  • Published —
This review explored the effectiveness and safety of lamotrigine for absence seizures in children and adolescents.
  • Condition: Childhood Absence Epilepsy with Atypical Features
  • Journal: Epilepsy research
  • Treatment Used: Ketogenic Diet
  • Number of Patients: 43
  • Published —
This study analyzed glucose transporter type 1 deficiency syndrome (GLUT1-DS) in patients with absences epilepsy with atypical features.
  • Condition: Absence Seizures (AS) in Children and Adolescents
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Ethosuximide, Sodium Valproate or Lamotrigine
  • Number of Patients: 691
  • Published —
This review of the literature examined the evidence for the effects of ethosuximide, valproate and lamotrigine as treatments for children and adolescents with absence seizures (staring spells; AS), when compared with placebo or each other.
  • Condition: Pediatric Patients With Newly Diagnosed Typical Absence Seizures
  • Journal: Brain & development
  • Treatment Used: lamotrigine
  • Number of Patients: 7
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of long-term lamotrigine monotherapy in Japanese and South Korean pediatric patients with newly diagnosed typical absence seizures.
  • Condition: Absence status epilepticus
  • Journal: Acta neurologica Scandinavica
  • Treatment Used: Lacosamide
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This study describes the efficacy of Lacosamide as treatment in a patient with the absence status epilepticus.
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