The Effect of Antiepileptic Drugs on Oral Health

Anticonvulsants or antiepileptics are drugs that are used primarily to treat seizure disorders.

What Are Antiepileptic Drugs on oral health?

They are commonly prescribed: Carbamazepine, phenytoin, lamotrigine, sodium valproate, and some sedatives, gabapentin or clonazepam, and being drugs that act on the central nervous system.

Most Commonly Prescribed Antiepileptic Drug

When consumed chronically, adverse events such as gingival enlargement, xerostomia, and the hematopoietic system may appear.

Accordingly, it is recommended to identify adverse reactions or side effects associated with the drugs in order to adjust the dental processes that are going to be carried out in their patients and the management of the post-procedure medication. 

What I Have To Do as an Antiepileptic Drug Consumer?

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