Researchers assessed long-term effectiveness and tolerability of brivaracetam in patients with focal epilepsy. According to this multicenter retrospective study, brivaracetam was effective and well-tolerated in a large population of patients with predominantly drug-resistant epilepsy. There were no unexpected adverse events (AEs) over 1 year. The most frequently reported AEs were somnolence, irritability and dizziness.
February 22, 2021
The Psychiatric Effects of Ketogenic Diet Therapy on Adults With Chronic Epilepsy
Ketogenic diet therapy may have a positive impact on psychological state independent of seizure reduction or ketone body production. These results support further investigation into specific effects and potential therapeutic benefits on various psychiatric disorders.