Effect of Antiepileptic Drugs on Plasma Carnitine Level in Children with Idiopathic Epilepsy

AHMED M. EL-NINY, M.Sc. SAHAR A. ABD EL-AZIZ, M.D., KHALED T. MUHAMMAD, M.D. HESHAM A. EL-SOROGY, M.D.
2019 The Medical journal of Cairo University  
Prolonged antiepileptic drugs treatment can result in secondary carnitine deficiency. Clinical studies indicate a decrease in total and free plasma carnitine level in children treated with old antiepileptic drugs especially valproate.
doi:10.21608/mjcu.2019.52330 fatcat:o77i4hdshjexflgv2wydnjifg4