# Antiepileptics

Fosphenytoin

Also known as (3-Phosphoryloxymethyl)phenytoin, Cerebyx, Fosfenitoina, Fosphenytoine, Fosphenytoinum A water-soluble phosphate ester prodrug of phenytoin, a hydantoin derivative with anticonvulsant activity. Fosphenytoin is hydrolyzed to phenytoin by phosphatases....
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Lacosamide

Also known as ADD 234037, Erlosamide, Harkoseride, SPM 927, Vimpat A functionalized amino acid compound specifically synthesized as an anticonvulsive drug to use as add-on therapy for partial-onset seizures with antinociceptive and neuroprotective activities....
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Perampanel

Also known as E2007, Fycompa, Perampanelum, pérampanel An orally active, non-competitive, and selective alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) glutamate receptor antagonist, with anti-epileptic activity. Although the mechanism of action...
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Eslicarbazepine

Can I take Eslicarbazepine while breastfeeding? No information is available on the use of eslicarbazepine during breastfeeding. However, eslicarbazepine is the active metabolite of oxcarbazepine. Limited information indicates that oxcarbazepine would not be expected...
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Vigabatrin

Can I take Vigabatrin while breastfeeding? Limited information indicates that maternal doses of vigabatrin up to 2000 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants, especially if the infant is older...
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