Cenobamate—The New Kid on the Block, Teaching More About Epilepsy Than Just Offering a New Treatment for Seizures

Roy G Beran, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
2020 US Neurology  
T he treatment of epilepsy is evolving, and with it, so should our approach to treatment. A recent article by Klein et al. (published in this issue of US Neurology) confronted my own attitude towards anti-epileptic medication, and ultimately changed the way I view this therapy and the nomenclature I use. Their empathetic approach to the topic of new anti-seizure medication compelled me to write something that is normally outside of my usual remit. I hope this first-person perspective reflects
more » ... e impact this article had on me and encourages others to consider their own philosophy in this field.
doi:10.17925/usn.2020.16.2.85 fatcat:rb3nkawrg5bd7pbt3m63wmgb6m