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Prescribing for pregnancy: epilepsy
  1. Anja Johansen-Bibby
  1. Obstetrics and Gynaecology, West Middlesex University Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to anjabibby{at}


Topics for DTB review articles are selected by DTB’s editorial board to provide concise overviews of medicines and other treatments to help patients get the best care. Articles include a summary of key points and a brief overview for patients. Articles may also have a series of multiple choice CME questions.

  • Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
  • Contraception
  • Drug safety
  • Breast feeding
  • Pregnancy

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  • Competing interests None declared. Refer to the online supplementary files to view the ICMJE form(s).

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Author note I am honoured to have this work included in the DTB Prescribing for Pregnancy series. I would like to thank Joanna Girling for her guidance and support.