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Table 2 CBZ levels by trimester and postpartum

From: Obstetric outcomes and effects on babies born to women treated for epilepsy during pregnancy in a resource limited setting: a comparative cohort study

Visit N CBZ level in mcg/ml CBZ level (n, %)
Mean (SD) Range Sub-therapeutic Therapeutic Toxic
PC 3 7.32 (3.58) 3.77–10.93 1 (33.3%) 2 (66.7%) 0
T1 18 6.37 (2.19) 0.50–9.32 2 (11.1%) 16 (88.9%) 0
T2 46 5.57 (2.13) 0.43–9.22 13 (27.7%) 33 (71.7%) 0
T3 52 4.82 (2.38) 0.00–10.16 18 (34.6%) 34 (65.4%) 0
PP 46 5.99 (2.19) 0.11–11.53 6 (13.0%) 40 (87.0%) 0
Total 165 5.25 (2.00) 0.00–11.53 40 (24%) 125 (76%) 0
  1. PC preconception, T1 first trimester, T2 second trimester, T3 third trimester, PP postpartum