Levetiracetam induced angioedema in a patient with previous anticonvulsant hypersensitivity reaction to phenytoin and lamotrigine

Seizure - European Journal of Epilepsy, 05/11/2012

The authors report a case of a 33–year–old woman with focal epilepsy who developed angioedema following levetiracetam monotherapy. The patient had previous skin rashes with both phenytoin and lamotrigine. Levetiracetam was stopped and she improved after treatment with norepinephrine, antihistamines and corticosteroids.

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