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Women with epilepsy and antiepileptic drugs: expectations of their community pharmacists
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: PATEL, Tejal (University of Waterloo, School of Pharmacy)
- Co-author(s): Tejal Patel
Heba Mohammed: School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo, Kitchener, Canada
Maheen Farooqi: School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo, Kitchener, Canada
Feng Chang: School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo, Kitchener, Canada
Jennifer Lyon: Epilepsy South Central Ontario, Mississauga, Canada
BackgroundResearch indicates that women with epilepsy (WWE) face challenges with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), for e.g., AEDs decrease the effectiveness of oral contraceptives and increase the risk of fetal malformations, but lack adequate information to make treatment decisions.[1-3] Pharmacists can fill this gap.
MethodsWWE, ≥18 years, participated .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019