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Vitamin D Levels and Risk Factors in Children with Antiepileptic Drugs Treatment in Phramongkutklao Hospital

Napakjira Likasitthananon, MD1*, Thitiwan Simasathien, MD1, Charcrin Nabangchang, MD1, Suchavadee Vichutavate, MD2, Voraluck Phatarakijnirund, MD2, Piradee Suwanpakdee, MD1

Abstract

Background: Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are the significant risk factor for abnormal vitamin D status in the epilepsy patients. Previous studies have shown that adult epilepsy patients can exhibit a deficiency of vitamin D. However, controversies still remain among the pediatric group. We aim to study the relationship of vitamin D levels and antiepileptic drugs as well as possible risk factors in the pediatric epilepsy patients.  See more …