Do Antidepressants Improve Mood and/or Lessen Seizure Frequency in Patients With Epilepsy? Rush University Medical Center Study
Published: Dec 04, 2012
Epilepsy and depression are common co-morbidities. Concern for the potential of certain antidepressants to induce seizures has led to under-treating depression and anxiety disorders in epilepsy patients. Research presented today at the 66th American Epilepsy Society meeting suggests that antidepressants in normal dosage may have a positive impact on both mood and seizure frequency.