Farmaci antiepilettici e funzione ovarica

Translated title of the contribution: Antiepileptic drugs and ovary function

C. A. Galimberti, R. Manni, A. Tartara, G. Murialdo, E. Gazzerro, S. Fonzi, P. Sampaolo, C. Deagatone, S. B. Solerte, E. Ferrari, F. Copello

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To evaluate the influence of AEDs on ovary function, we determined follicular and luteal levels of sex steroid, gonadotropins and prolactin in 79 women with epilepsy, on treatment with PB, CBZ, VPA in monotherapy or in association. Follicular E2 levels were lower than in normal controls, particularly on CBZ treatment. Patients on VPA monotherapy showed significantly increased androgen levels and lower luteal Pg. However, the patients in which VPA was associated to the enzyme-inducing PB, showed normal luteal PG levels.

Translated title of the contributionAntiepileptic drugs and ovary function
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)143-144
Number of pages2
JournalBollettino - Lega Italiana contro l'Epilessia
Issue number95-96
Publication statusPublished - 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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