BALANCE BETWEEN THE EFFICIENCY AND SAFETY OF ANTICONVULSANTS AS A BASIS OF REHABILITATION FOR CHILDREN WITH JUVENILE MYOCLONIC EPILEPSY


DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18565/pharmateca.2018.1.8-14

N.A. Shnayder (1), O.S. Shilkina (1), I.P. Artyukhov (1), A.V. Dyuzhakova (1), R.F. Nasyrova (2), L.V. Lipatova (2), E.N. Bochanova (1)

1) Krasnoyarsk State Medical University n.a. Prof. V.F. Voyno-Yasenetsky, Krasnoyarsk, Russia; 2) St. Petersburg Scientific Research Psychoneurological Institute n.a. V.M. Bekhterev, St. Petersburg, Russia
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy is the most common form of idiopathic generalized epilepsy. The rehabilitation of patients with this patho-logy is based on balanced antiepileptic therapy using effective drug without side effects. The clinical case of aggravation of acute psychosis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome against the background of irrational pharmacotherapy in a teenage girl with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy is discussed.
Keywords: juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, adverse reactions, Stevens –Johnson syndrome, levetiracetam, valproic acid, lamotrigine

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Corresponding author: E.N. Bochanova – PhD, Associate Professor at the Department of Management and Economics of Pharmacy with a Course of Postgraduate Education, Department of Pharmacology with Courses of Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Technology and Postgraduate Education; Clinical Pharmacologist at the University Clinic; Krasnoyarsk State Medical University n.a. Prof. V.F. Voyno-Yasenetsky, Krasnoyarsk, Russia; tel. 8 (391)
228-36-66, e-mail: tabletka_00@mail.ru


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