Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Anti-epileptic drug therapy should only be started once the diagnosis of epilepsy is confirmed, except in exceptional circumstances that require discussion and agreement between the prescriber, the specialist and the child, young person or adult and their family and/or carers as appropriate.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Anti-epileptic drug therapy should only be started once the diagnosis of epilepsy is confirmed, except in exceptional circumstances that require discussion and agreement between the prescriber, the specialist and the child, young person or adult and their family and/or carers as appropriate.

Interventions:
Anti-epileptic drug therapy

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Epilepsies: diagnosis and management (CG137)
Published date:
June 2016
Paragraph number:
1.9.2.1
Page number:
25

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