Prophylactic antiepileptic drug use is associated with poor outcome following ICH.

  • Messé S
  • Sansing L
  • Cucchiara B
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Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is associated with a risk of early seizure and guidelines recommend consideration of prophylactic antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for some patients, although the utility is uncertain.

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  • Aged
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Anticonvulsants: therapeutic use
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage: drug therapy
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage: epidemiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy: epidemiology
  • Epilepsy: prevention & control
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Intensive Care
  • Intensive Care: methods
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuroprotective Agents
  • Neuroprotective Agents: therapeutic use
  • Placebos
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Risk Factors
  • Treatment Outcome

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  • Steven R Messé

  • Lauren H Sansing

  • Brett L Cucchiara

  • S.T. Herman

  • Patrick D Lyden

  • Scott E Kasner

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