Use of lamotrigine in a patient with a clozapine-related seizure.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Seizures can be a serious adverse effect of clozapine, often a last-resort antipsychotic with unique efficacy for some patients. Several anticonvulsants have been reported to be useful in preventing further clozapine-induced seizures and permitting continued treatment with this medication. The authors describe the first reported successful use of lamotrigine for this purpose.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Muzyk, A; Gala, G; Kahn, DA

Published Date

  • March 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 125 - 128

PubMed ID

  • 20511737

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-1145

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1527-4160

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.pra.0000369974.18274.e2


  • eng