Antiepileptics

Pharm

Antiepileptics

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 119%
Ease of Revision 8 / 10

Question Pattern

The question in this chapter focus on

  • MOA of Antiepileptics
  • ADRs of Antiepileptics
  • Drug interactions of Antiepileptics

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Drugs used in Absence Seizures
  • Rx for Myoclonic seizures
  • Levetiracetam
  • Oxcarbazepine – Overview
  • Phenytoin – ADRs
  • Carbamazepine – Drug Interaction
  • Drugs for Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Antiepileptic drug is associated with permanent visual loss
  • First line treatment for infantile spasms
  • Carbamazepine – Overview
  • Carbamazepine – ADR
  • Valproate – ADRs
  • NMDA antagonist used in epilepsy
  • Drug used in intractable rheumatic chorea

Suggested Revision

  • infantile spasms
  • Enzyme induction and inhibition by Antiepileptics
  • First-line Agents in common Seizures
  • Fetal hydantoin syndrome
  • Therapeutic Monitoring
  • Phenytoin – MOA

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