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ESUOM41: Management of aggression, agitation and behavioural disturbances in dementia: valproate preparations

Summary of the evidence on valproate preparations for managing aggression, agitation and behavioural disturbances in people dementia..

Evidence summary Published March 2015

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do Not Do Recommendation   Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not routinely measure plasma valproate levels unless there is evidence of ineffectiveness, poor adherence or toxicity.

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is insufficient evidence for their use.

Do Not Do Recommendation   Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management (CG185)

Evidence-based recommendations on assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults

Clinical guideline Published September 2014 Last updated February 2016

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management (CG137)

Evidence-based recommendations on diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy in children, young people and adults

Clinical guideline Published January 2012 Last updated February 2016

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium valproate, lamotrigine, rufinamide and topiramate have proven ineffective or not tolerated.

Do Not Do Recommendation   Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Antenatal and postnatal mental health

Everything NICE has said on antenatal and postnatal mental health in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2011 Last updated August 2017

Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance (CG192)

Evidence-based recommendations on the recognition, assessment, care and treatment of antenatal and postnatal mental health problems in women

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated August 2017

Bipolar disorder

Everything NICE has said on recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2014 Last updated February 2017

ESNM17: Partial-onset seizures in epilepsy: zonisamide as monotherapy

Summary of the evidence on zonisamide as monotherapy for children and young people with epilepsy to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published April 2013

ESUOM40: Management of aggression, agitation and behavioural disturbances in dementia: carbamazepine

Summary of the evidence on carbamazepine for managing aggression, agitation and behavioural disturbances in people with dementia..

Evidence summary Published March 2015

ESNM37: Partial seizures in children and young people with epilepsy: zonisamide as adjunctive therapy

Summary of the evidence on zonisamide as adjunctive therapy for partial seizures in children and young people (aged 6–17 years) with epilepsy..

Evidence summary Published March 2014

ESNM7: Partial-onset seizures in epilepsy: perampanel as adjunctive treatment

Summary of the evidence on perampanel for partial-onset seizures in epilepsy (in people aged 12 and over) to inform local NHS planning and decision-making

Evidence summary Published December 2012

Do not use questionnaires in primary care to identify bipolar disorder in adults.

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not use questionnaires in primary care to identify bipolar disorder in children or young people.

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not routinely continue antipsychotic treatment in young people for longer than 12 weeks.

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not routinely measure plasma lamotrigine levels unless there is evidence of ineffectiveness, poor adherence or toxicity.

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not start regular combined antipsychotic medication, except for short periods (for example, when changing medication)

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not offer lamotrigine to treat mania

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not offer gabapentin or topiramate to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not start lithium to treat bipolar disorder in primary care for people who have not taken lithium before, except under shared-care arrangements.

Do not start valproate in primary care to treat bipolar disorder.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Augmentation of an antidepressant with pindolol* or thyroid hormones* [should not be used routinely] as there is inconsistent evidence of effectiveness

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Do not use electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) routinely for people with moderate depression but consider it if their depression has not responded to multiple drug treatments and psychological treatment.

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Do not use ECT routinely for people with moderate depression but consider it if their depression has not responded to multiple drug treatments and psychological treatment.

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not switch to, or start, dosulepin because evidence supporting its tolerability relative to other antidepressants is outweighed by the increased cardiac risk and toxicity in overdose.

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Medication management as a separate intervention for people with depression should not be provided routinely by services. It is likely to be effective only when provided as part of a more complex intervention.

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

When prescribing drugs other than serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), dosulepin should not be prescribed.

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

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

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

There is insufficient evidence to recommend the routine use of joint epilepsy and obstetric clinics, although they may be convenient for mothers and healthcare professionals.

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

An EEG should not be performed in the case of probable syncope because of the possibility of a false-positive result.

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

An electroencephalogram (EEG) should not be performed in the case of probable syncope because of the possibility of a false-positive result.

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

An electroencephalogram (EEG) should be performed only to support a diagnosis of epilepsy in adults in whom the clinical history suggests that the seizure is likely to be epileptic in origin.

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

An electroencephalogram (EEG) should not be used to exclude a diagnosis of epilepsy in a child, young person or adult in whom the clinical presentation supports a diagnosis of a nonepileptic event.

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Psychological interventions may be used as adjunctive therapy in epilepsy. They have not been proven to affect seizure frequency and are not an alternative to pharmacological treatment.

Only offer felbamate in centres providing tertiary epilepsy specialist care and when treatment with sodium...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016