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TA79 Epilepsy (children) - newer drugs: guidance

The newer antiepileptic drugs gabapentin, lamotrigine, oxcarbazepine, tiagabine, topiramate, and vigabatrin (as an adjunctive therapy for partial seizures), within their licensed indications, are recommended for the management of epilepsy in children who have not benefited from treatment with the older antiepileptic drugs such as carbamazepine or sodium valproate, or for whom the older antiepileptic drugs are unsuitable.

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