Antiepileptic drugs increase risk of Alzheimer's and dementia

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Antiepileptic drugs increase risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia
Source: Science Daily
The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, according to a new study. Continuous use of antiepileptic drugs for a period exceeding one year was associated with a 15 percent increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease in the Finnish dataset, and with a 30 percent increased risk of dementia in the German dataset.
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April 9th, 2018 by