EE Chapter 96 Seizures and Epilepsy Q&A (1 OF 50) Sample Questions
1. MP is a 23-year-old woman and in her medication profile, it shows she’s taking Valproic acid daily for seizure. She calls your pharmacy and asks if she should stop taking her medication because for the past few weeks, she didn’t have seizures attack. What is the common reason for medication non-compliance in patient using antiepileptic medications?
- A. Drugs taste bad.
- B. No recent seizure attack
- C. Antiepileptic drugs are expensive
- D. Complicated storage conditions
Tips: Evidence shows there are two reasons seizure medication have compliance problems. 1) Because of side effects 2) Patient recently has no seizure.
Reference: Patient medication related non-compliance.