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Anticonvulsant effect of fluoxetine in humans

October 1995 issue
45 (10) 1926-1927

Abstract

We report an unblinded, open-label, add-on trial of fluoxetine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, in 17 patients with complex partial seizures with and without secondary generalization (mean follow-up duration, 14 plus minus 1.1 months). Six patients showed complete disappearance of their daily seizures; in the others the seizure frequency was lowered by 30%. No patient reported side effects.
NEUROLOGY 1995;45: 1926-1927

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Neurology®
Volume 45Number 10October 1995
Pages: 1926-1927
PubMed: 7477995

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Published online: October 1, 1995
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From the Institute of Clinical Neurology, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy.
Supported in part by C.N.R. Cerebral Neurophysiology of Genoa.
Received September 13, 1994. Accepted in final form March 2, 1995.
Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. Claudio Albano, Clinica Neurologica dell'Universita', Via A. De Toni, 5, 16132 Genova, Italy.

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