Table 4

Drug therapy in patients with epilepsy not present in the administrative records (false negatives)

Age, years (2008)SexTherapyDiagnosis
3FVPA, VGB, LEV and LTG (2005–2008)Symptomatic generalised epilepsy
15MCBZ (2001–2003); VPA (2003–2004); CLB (2004–2008); LTG (2007–2008)Idiopathic generalised epilepsy
15FVPA (2005–2008)Idiopathic partial epilepsy
40MPB (2000–2002)Symptomatic partial epilepsy
54MLEV (2002–2008)Idiopathic generalised epilepsy
65MOXC (2008)Symptomatic partial epilepsy
74FCBZ (2003–2008)Symptomatic partial epilepsy
75MOXC (2005–2008)Symptomatic partial epilepsy
78FCBZ (2004–2008); LEV (2008)Symptomatic partial epilepsy
78MCBZ (2000–2008)Symptomatic partial epilepsy
  • CBZ, carbamazepine; CLB, clobazam; LEV, levetiracetam; LTG, lamotrigine; OXC, oxcarbazepine; PB, phenobarbital; VGB, vigabatrin; VPA, valproate.