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Table 6 Adverse drug reactions (ADR) with AED monotherapy

From: Antiepileptic drug utilization in Bangladesh: experience from Dhaka Medical College Hospital

   AED
  N (%)
Type of reaction CBZ VPA PHB PHT
   67 (11.6%) 46 (25.7%) 16 (23.5%) 11 (64%)
Blood Aneamia, pancytopenia 15 1 0 0
Skin Rash, urticaria, photosensitivity, SJS 11 0 0 0
Mouth Gum hypertrophy/hyperplasia, ulcer 0 0 0 7
GIT Nausea, vomiting 23 4 7 0
Liver Hepatitis 14 3 1 0
CNS Drowsiness, ataxia, vertigo 1 0 0 2
Body weight   17 31 10 9