Decision Aid Summary

Title Epilepsy: medication options when considering pregnancy
Audience Women with epilepsy who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.
Options included Valproate, also known as Epilim.
Levetiracetam, also known as Keppra.
Lamotrigine, also known as Lamictal.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper, PDF, Online interactive
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed? http://www.optiongrid.org
Option Grid Collaborative
UK, US
Health condition Epilepsy; Pregnancy
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
5 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.