Epilepsy Medication Use Weighs on Patients’ Quality of Life, Study Finds

Epilepsy Medication Use Weighs on Patients’ Quality of Life, Study Finds

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Epilepsy Medication Use Weighs on Patients’ Quality of Life, Study Finds

People with Parkinson’s disease who use medications for epilepsy reported a poorer quality of life on questionnaires than did those who do not, a study reported. Quality of life (QoL) was also lower in those who used a higher number of medicines to treat the disease’s non-motor symptoms. “Physicians should be aware that in PD [Parkinson’s disease] patients on anti-epileptic drugs there is room for QoL improvement, for example by optimizing the condition it was prescribed for,…

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