July 21, 2019

Many atiepileptic drugs (AEDs) have been tested on nonepileptic patients with a variety of patients with a variety of diagnoses.  The Food and Drug Administration has only approved certain AEDs for a small number of psychiatric conditions.  There a few studies of nonepileptic patients that recommended an empirical trial of AEDs when isolated epileptiform discharges (IEDs) are identified in the electroencephalogram (EEG).  However, no trials have been published.  The purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcome of treating nonepileptic patients with AEDs when IEDs are present.

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