Serum insulin, cortisol, leptin, neuropeptide Y, galanin and ghrelin levels in epileptic children receiving oxcarbazepine


CANSU A., SERDAROĞLU A., CİNAZ P.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, vol.15, no.6, pp.527-531, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2011.05.004
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.527-531
  • Keywords: Oxcarbazepine, Leptin, Neuropeptide Y, Galanin, Ghrelin, ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS, VALPROIC ACID, TURKISH CHILDREN, PUBERTAL CHANGES, THYROID-FUNCTION, CARBAMAZEPINE, GROWTH, GIRLS, OBESITY, WEIGHT

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate whether oxcarbazepine (OXC) monotherapy causes weight gain in epileptic children.