The Carbohydrate and Caloric Content of Concomitant Medications

The Carbohydrate and Caloric Content of Concomitant Medications

The ketogenic diet for children with refractory epilepsy requires a strict control of the amount of ingested carbohydrates. This can be altered by medication prescribed for the epileptic syndrome or for intercurrent illnesses. The goal of this paper is to compile the carbohydrate and caloric content of commonly used medications in this population.

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Drug Selection with the Ketogenic Diet

Drug Selection with the Ketogenic Diet

Guidelines for Drug Selection in Patients on the Ketogenic Diet The following data has been compiled as guidance to be used when prescribing for children who are on the ketogenic diet.  Whilst best efforts have been made to ensure accuracy and completeness of the list, USERS MUST ENSURE THEY CHECK DETAILS WITH MANUFACTURERS, PHARMACISTS OR MEDICINES INFORMATION DEPARTMENTS AS APPROPRIATE. The information given relates to details declared by manufacturers.  The ingredients that are listed are those that have been deemed to be particularly...

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