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Table 4 Comparison between individual AEDs as monotherapy regarding laboratory findings

From: Malondialdehyde and superoxide dismutase levels in patients with epilepsy: a case–control study

  CBZ (N = 2) VPA (N = 11) LMG (N = 3) LEV (N = 3) OXC (N = 8) F p
MDA (nmol/ml)
 Mean ± SD 3.85 ± 1.63 6.62 ± 1.32 6.81 ± 0.69 5.77 ± 1.34 6.02 ± 1.14 2.437 0.077
SOD (U/ml)
 Mean ± SD 7.72 ± 0.92 7.92 ± 0.88 6.87 ± 0.42 7.36 ± 0.26 7.18 ± 0.73 1.756 0.174
  1. CBZ carbamazepine, VPA valproate, LMG lamotrigine, LEV levetiracetam, OXC oxcarbazepine, F ANOVA test, SD standard deviation