Anti-epilepsy drugs can cause inflammation
Physicians have been investigating if established anti-epilepsy drugs have anti-inflammatory or pro-inflammatory properties ? an effect for which these pharmaceutical agents are not usually tested. One of the substances tested caused stronger inflammations, while another one inhibited them. As inflammatory reactions in the brain may be the underlying cause for epileptic disorders, it is vital to take the trigger for the disorder under consideration when selecting drugs for treatment, as the researchers concluded.
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