The effects of topiramate and valproate therapy on insulin, c-peptide, leptin, neuropeptide Y, adiponectin, visfatin, and resistin levels in children with epilepsy


Sonmez F. M. , Zaman D., AKSOY A., DEĞER O. , ALİYAZICIOĞLU R. , KARAGÜZEL G. , ...More

SEIZURE-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EPILEPSY, vol.22, no.10, pp.856-861, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.seizure.2013.07.007
  • Title of Journal : SEIZURE-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EPILEPSY
  • Page Numbers: pp.856-861

Abstract

Purpose: Antiepileptic drugs may affect the endocrine system. We investigated the effects of valproic acid and topiramate on the levels of insulin, c-peptide and adipocytokines in pre-pubertal patients with idiopathic partial and generalized epilepsy.