Department of Clinical Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka 50, New Road, Batticaloa 30000, Sri LankaFulltext PDF
Epilepsy in pregnancy raises concern for optimum seizure control with safety of the fetus from teratogenicity. Levetiracetam is a broad-spectrum Antiepileptic Drug (AED) and is reported to be safe. Our experience with this medication seems very limited. We herewith present a case from Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. COVID-19 restrictions hampered the continuous compliance to treatment however, with good outcome.
Epilepsy in pregnancy; Levetiracetam; Compliance
Karunakaran KE. Levetiracetam as Treatment for a Woman with Epilepsy in Pregnancy: A Case Report and Discussion. Neurol Disord Stroke Int. 2021; 3(1): 1022..