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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When was The North American AED (Antiepileptic Drug) Registry started?

The North American AED (Antiepileptic Drug) Pregnancy Registry was established in 1997. It is a philanthropic arm of Harvard Medical School and housed at Massachusetts General Hospital.

How many women have enrolled?

As of May 2016, 10,200 women had enrolled in The North American AED (Antiepileptic Drug) Registry.

Where are these women from?

The participants of The North American AED (Antiepileptic Drug) Registry represent all 50 U.S. states and all 10 Canadian provinces.

What drugs are included in the study?

For a list of drugs that are included in The North American AED (Antiepileptic Drug) Registry, please see our Providers Page.

How many women with epilepsy are taking these medications?

In the United States alone there are an estimated 1.1 million women with epilepsy of child bearing age.

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