Table 7

Seizure frequency at time of survey in relation to monotherapy regime taken in pregnancy

Seizure frequency
No seizuresLess than one seizure /monthOne or more seizures/ monthTotal number of mothers with particular AED regime
Valproate monotherapy7-150 25722 547-150
Carbamazepine monotherapy13123863
Other drug groups1161431
Total number of mothers with different seizure frequencies492574148
  • 7-150 Total number of school age children exposed to valproate monotherapy =56; the current seizure frequency was missing for two of the pregnancies.