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《Journal of Applied Clinical Pediatrics》 2009-01
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Curative Effect and Adverse Reaction of Oxcarbazepine on Treating Epilepsy in Children

CHEN Qian,LI Er-zhen,LUO Gui-fang,XU Ke-ming(Department of Neurology,Children's Hospital Affiliated to Capital Institute of Pediatrics,Beijing 100020,China)  
Objective To study the curative effect and adverse reaction of Oxcarbazepine(OXC)on treating epilepsy in children.Me-thods One hundred and twenty-nine children with different types of epilepsy were orally given OXC,and the drug dose was added gradually.According to the seizure frequency,the cases were divided into 2 groups.Group A:more than 3 seizures occurred in 3 months prior to to take OXC;group B:more than 3 seizures occurred in 1 year prior to taking OXC.After 5 months and 1 year from beginning to take OXC,the original curative effect of the 2 groups was evaluated,respectively;on the other hand,the adverse reaction and the retention were studied.Results 1.Original effect:the rate of seizure-free was 45.8% and the total curative efficiency was 66.7% in group A(n=47);the rate of seizure-free was 92.3% in group B(n=13);in 60 partial epilepsy children,the rate of seizure-free was 56.7% and the total curative efficiency was 73.3%;Both rates were 62.2% and 75.6% of patients with OXC monotherapy and 40%,66.7% of patients were given OXC in combination with another antiepileptic drugs.2.Drug adverse reaction:24% of patients were found to have adverse reaction and most of the symptoms were light and most transient.3.Tolerability:patients' retention of OXC in 1 year was 72.2%,and in 2 years was 80.0%.Conclusions The antiepileptic effect of OXC is satisfactory and adverse reaction is light and mostly transient,OXC as a new antiepileptic drug is well tolerated as monotherapy and adjunctive therapy and should be used extensively.J Appl Clin Pediatr,2009,24(1):53-55
【CateGory Index】: R742.1
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