Epilepsy and oral contraceptives. A therapeutic dilemma

M. E. Fiol, I. E. Leppik, J. R. Gates

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Proper use of oral contraceptives by a woman of child-bearing potential with seizures poses many problems. Oral contraceptives may exacerbate seizures; the effectiveness of oral contraceptives may be affected by contraceptives. This review of the available literature proposes practical guidelines for the management of this situation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)551-552
Number of pages2
JournalMinnesota medicine
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1983


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