Pregnancy and epilepsy--when you're managing both

J Fam Pract. 2010 Dec;59(12):675-9.


When a patient with epilepsy is pregnant or planning for pregnancy, you face the challenge of balancing the benefits and teratogenic risks of her antiseizure medication. Here's help.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anticonvulsants / therapeutic use*
  • Epilepsy / drug therapy*
  • Family Practice*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy*
  • Pregnancy Complications / etiology


  • Anticonvulsants