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September 26, 1980

Epileptogenic Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs: Practical Recommendations

JAMA. 1980;244(13):1460-1463. doi:10.1001/jama.1980.03310130038026

Patient- and drug-related factors influence the inherent epileptogenic properties of psychotropic drugs. This article suggests measures to deal with these properties prophylactically and therapeutically in epileptic and nonepileptic psychiatric patients. The appropriate use of psychotropic drugs is emphasized in light of their epileptogenic potential.

(JAMA 244:1460-1463, 1980)