Therapeutics - Epilepsy 5

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Therapeutics - Epilepsy 5
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  1. What is the brand name for Ethosuximide
    Zarontin
  2. What is the brand name for Ezogabine
    Potiga
  3. What is the brand name for Felbamate
    Felbatol
  4. What is the brand name for Gabapentin
    Neurontin
  5. What is the brand name for Lacosamide
    Vimpat
  6. What is the brand name for Lamotrigine
    Lamictal®, Lamictal XR
  7. What is the generic name for Aptiom
    Eslicarbazepine Acetate
  8. What is the generic name for Zarontin
    Ethosuximide
  9. What is the generic name for Potiga
    Ezogabine
  10. What is the generic name for Felbatol
    Felbamate
  11. Which drug may cause retinal toxicity and skin discoloration? How should patients on the drug be monitored?
    Ezogabine
  12. Which drug requires a missed dose to be skipped due to its half-life?
    Perampanel
  13. What are the advantages of eslicarbazepine acetate over oxcarbazepine and carbamazepine?
    • No enzyme induction or auto induction
    • Avoid toxic metabolites associated with carbamazepine (carbamazepine 10,11 epoxide)
    • Designed to avoid toxic metabolites associated with carbamazepine (carbamazepine 10,11 epoxide)
    • Metabolized to S-enantiomer of licarbazepine only (unlike oxcarbazepine)
  14. Which antiepileptics should be avoided in pregnancy whenever possible?
    • Valproic Acid = X
    • Toprimate = D
    • Phenytoin = D
    • Ethosuximide = D
    • Primidone = D
    • Carbemazapine = D
    • Phenobarbitol = D
  15. What drugs are most likely to have breakthrough seizures during pregnancy and thus are the hardest to control during pregnancy?
    38% with lamotrigine, 47% with levetiracetam
  16. What is the generic name for Neurontin
    Gabapentin
  17. What is the generic name for Vimpat
    Lacosamide
  18. What is the generic name for Lamictal®, Lamictal XR
    Lamotrigine
  19. What is the generic name for Keppra®, Keppra XR
    Levetiracetam
  20. What is the generic name for Trileptal
    Oxcarbazepine
  21. What is the generic name for Fycompa
    Perampamel
  22. What is the generic name for Luminal/Mysoline
    Phenobarbital/Primidone
  23. What is the generic name for Dilantin
    Phenytoin
  24. What is the generic name for Lyrica
    Pregabalin
  25. What is the generic name for Gabitril
    Tiagabine

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