Database: Ovid MEDLINE(R) <1996 to May Week 4 2008>
Search Strategy:
1exp Anticonvulsants/ae, po, to [Adverse Effects, Poisoning, Toxicity] (7185)
2exp Clinical Trials, Phase IV as Topic/or phase iv.mp. (758)
3exp Case-Control Studies/or case control.mp. (289134)
4exp Cohort Studies/or cohort.mp. (434363)
5long term.mp. (202223)
6exp Product Surveillance, Postmarketing/(5332)
7((postmarket$ or post-market$) adj5 (surveill$ or monitor$)).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word] (2964)
8((prescri$ or patient$) adj5 (database$ adj3 evaluat$)).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word] (50)
9exp Drug Monitoring/(7153)
10observational.mp. (25729)
11(prescri$ adj5 monitor$).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word] (658)
12(adverse drug reaction$ adj5 report$).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word] (3256)
132 or 3 or 4 or 5 or 6 or 7 or 8 or 9 or 10 or 11 or 12 (818199)
141 and 13 (1616)
15(epidemiol$ or pharmacoepidem$ or pharmacovigil$).mp. [mp=title, original title, abstract, name of substance word, subject heading word] (115772)
16(ep or eh or mo).fs. (582353)
1715 or 16 (633513)
1814 and 17 (299)
19(2005$ or 2006$ or 2007$ or 2008$).ed. (2190369)
2018 and 19 (129)
21from 20 keep 1–129 (129)

From: Appendix C, Search strategy and update history

Cover of Drug Class Review: Antiepileptic Drugs for Indications Other Than Epilepsy
Drug Class Review: Antiepileptic Drugs for Indications Other Than Epilepsy: Final Report Update 2 [Internet].
McDonagh M, Peterson K, Lee N, et al.
Portland (OR): Oregon Health & Science University; 2008 Oct.
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