Friday, January 09, 2009

Increased Risk of Seizure With Non-Adherence to AEDs

A recently published study (ahead of print, full-text unavailable) composed of 18,073 participants between 21 and 64 years of age, each with 2 AED prescriptions showed an increased seizure risk of 21% among nonadherers (p=.0002). Non-adherence was evaluated using the medication possession ratio.