Levetiracetam versus Phenobarbital. Effects in the neurodevelopment in newborns treated for neonatal seizures: a clinical trial

Caner Faig, Marina
Purpose: To analyze if the use of Phenobarbital compared with Levetiracetam, it’s associated with more neurodevelopmental problems in newborns treated for neonatal seizures. As a secondary objective identify which are the most affected areas of the neurodevelopment: cognition, socio-­‐emotional, motor or language skills.Design: A 5 years long clinical trial administering, with double-­‐blind and a randomized distribution of the sample, Phenobarbital or Levetiracetam for the management of neonatal seizures ​
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