Do Not Do Recommendation

 

Do not offer carbamazepine, gabapentin, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, pregabalin,
tiagabine or vigabatrin as adjunctive treatment in children, young people and adults with absence seizures.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:

Do not offer carbamazepine, gabapentin, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, pregabalin,
tiagabine or vigabatrin as adjunctive treatment in children, young people and adults with absence seizures.

Interventions:
Carbamazepine, gabapentin, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin, pregabalin, tiagabine or vigabatrin

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Epilepsies: diagnosis and management (CG137)
Published date:
June 2016
Paragraph number:
1.9.5.5
Page number:
29

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