Unexpected gamma glutamyltransferase rise increase during levetiracetam monotherapy

Marcella Broli, Federica Provini, Ilaria Naldi, Francesca Bisulli, Claudia Sama, Agostino Baruzzi, Paolo Tinuper, Roberto Riva

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Abstract

Levetiracetam is an antiepileptic drug (AED) with a favourable tolerability profile with little or no effect on liver function. We describe an epileptic patient who developed a significant increase in gamma glutamyltransferase (γGT) while on levetiracetam monotherapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-82
Number of pages2
JournalEpileptic Disorders
Volume12
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

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Keywords

  • Gamma glutamyltransferase
  • Levetiracetam
  • Liver function

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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Unexpected gamma glutamyltransferase rise increase during levetiracetam monotherapy. / Broli, Marcella; Provini, Federica; Naldi, Ilaria; Bisulli, Francesca; Sama, Claudia; Baruzzi, Agostino; Tinuper, Paolo; Riva, Roberto.

In: Epileptic Disorders, Vol. 12, No. 1, 03.2010, p. 81-82.

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