23 out of 58
Which antiepileptic is not contraindicated in pregnancy?
Ans. D Carbamazepine
- Antiepilepsy drugs contraindicated in pregnancy:
- Trimethadone, valproate.
- Phenytoin and carbamazepine may be teratogenic in the 1st trimester and should not be used unless absolutely necessary.
- Phenobarbital is considered drug of choice [with a check over serum levels; administration of folic acid and vitamin D and administration of Vit. K in the last month]