Mental health

Antiepileptic drug treatment after first unprovoked seizure

[2012]

Recommendation(s)

Antiepileptic drugs should not be routinely prescribed to adults and children after a first unprovoked seizure. In adults and children with a high risk of recurrence (e.g. presence of neurological deficit, associated handicaps), referral should be made to specialist setting for further assessment.
Strength of recommendation: STRONG
Quality of evidence: VERY LOW

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