[Complex treatment of epilepsy with phenotropil]

Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 2007;107(8):40-3.
[Article in Russian]


Effect of phenotropil in combination with anticonvulsant drugs on the course of different forms of epilepsy and EEG parameters has been studied. Patients of a main group (31 patients) received phenotropil, along with antiepileptic drugs (AEP), in dosage 100 mg daily during 2 months. Effect of the therapy was compared to the patients of comparison group (30 patients) treated with AEP only. In the main group, the significant decrease of seizures and positive changes on the EEG with the reduction of the index of epileptiform changes was observed.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • English Abstract
  • Multicenter Study

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anticonvulsants / administration & dosage
  • Anticonvulsants / therapeutic use*
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Electroencephalography
  • Epilepsy / drug therapy*
  • Epilepsy / physiopathology
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nootropic Agents / administration & dosage
  • Nootropic Agents / therapeutic use*
  • Treatment Outcome


  • Anticonvulsants
  • Nootropic Agents