Preliminary Study Describes Link Between Individual Anticonvulsants and Suicidal Behavior
The anticonvulsants gabapentin
, lamotrigine, oxcarbazepine, and tiagabine carry greater risks
for suicidal behavior compared with another anticonvulsant, topiramate, according to a preliminary report in JAMA. (In 2008, the FDA warned that all anticonvulsants confer heightened suicidality risk.)
Using medical and pharmacy claims data, U.S.