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Pharmacological Treatment of Epilepsy in Elderly Patients

Jong Geun Seo, Yong Won Cho, Keun Tae Kim, Dong Wook Kim, Kwang Ik Yang, Soon Tae Lee, Jung Ick Byun, Young Joo No, Kyung Wook Kang, Daeyoung Kim
Journal of Clinical Neurology 2020, 16 (4): 556-561
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The incidence and prevalence of epilepsy are highest in elderly people, and the etiologies of epilepsy in the elderly differ from those in other age groups. Moreover, diagnosing and treating epilepsy in elderly people may be challenging due to differences in clinical characteristics and physiological changes associated with aging. This review focuses on the pharmacological treatment of epilepsy in elderly patients.

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