Antiepileptic prescribing advice updated

Prescribers should take patient-related factors into account when considering switching between epilepsy products from different manufacturers, according to the latest advice from the Commission of Human Medicines (CHM).

by Sandhiya Sodha
GPs are reminded to prescribe anticonvulsants by brand or use the generic drug name plus the relevant manufacturer if continuity is necessary. | DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
GPs are reminded to prescribe anticonvulsants by brand or use the generic drug name plus the relevant manufacturer if continuity is necessary. | DR P. MARAZZI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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