Cassandra Pardini, PharmD

Most Recent Articles by Cassandra Pardini, PharmD

Eslicarbazepine Acetate Examined in Children With Partial-Onset Seizures

By Dec 04, 2017

ESL is not currently FDA-approved for use in pediatric patients.

Safety, Efficacy of AEDs Assessed in Elderly Epileptic Patients

By Dec 04, 2017

When compared to lamotrigine, levetiracetam was found to increase seizure-freedom, however, it was also associated with an increased risk of side effects.

Pregabalin Evaluated in Pediatric Patients With Partial Onset Seizures

By Dec 04, 2017

For all POS and for most POS subtypes, pregabalin resulted in a numerically greater percentage of subjects who exhibited categorical decreases in seizure frequency vs placebo.

Incidence of Adverse Events Compared Among IV Iron Compounds

By Dec 04, 2017

It was also found that fewer all-cause ED visits or hospitalizations occurred in non-CKD patients (HR: 0.56; 95% CI: 0.45, 0.70) as well as in NDD-CKD patients (HR: 0.83; 95% CI: 0.71, 0.95) treated with ferumoxytol.

Antiepileptic Drugs and Suicide-Related Behavior: What's the Link?

By Dec 03, 2017

Trends of suicide related behavior were compared before and after initiation of AED therapy among AED users with and without epilepsy to individuals without AED use.

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