Drugs used in status epilepticus








4.8.2 Drugs used in status epilepticus British National Formulary

12/26/2014
08:18 | Author: Chloe Allen

How to treat epilepsy seizures
4.8.2 Drugs used in status epilepticus British National Formulary

Parenteral thiamine should be considered if alcohol abuse is suspected; pyridoxine (section 9.6.2) should be given if the status epilepticus is caused by.

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Drug management for acute tonic-clonic convulsions including

10/25/2014
06:24 | Author: Allison King

Status seizures epilepsy
Drug management for acute tonic-clonic convulsions including

BACKGROUND: Tonic-clonic (grand mal) convulsions and convulsive status anticonvulsant drugs used for the treatment of convulsive status epilepticus in.

This was a review of published, aggregate data. The main outcome measures included cessation of the presenting tonic-clonic convulsion/episode of convulsive status epilepticus; the number of additional drugs required to stop the convulsion; people demonstrating respiratory depression and people requiring admission to the intensive care unit because of respiratory depression.

This review provides no evidence to suggest that intravenous lorazepam should be preferred to diazepam as the first-line drug in treating acute tonic-clonic convulsions including convulsive status epilepticus in children.

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Status epilepticus - National Center for Biotechnology Information

8/24/2014
04:14 | Author: Chloe Allen

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Status epilepticus - National Center for Biotechnology Information

Status epilepticus (SE) is a medical emergency associated with significant. Commonly used drugs that may predispose to status epilepticus by lowering the.

In the classification of 1981, the definition was modified as: ‘a seizure that persists for a sufficient length of time or is repeated frequently enough that recovery between attacks does not occur.’ This definition emphasizes its prolonged nature and potential to cause serious brain damage but fails to provide operational details such as the precise duration of seizure or number of seizures. A landmark meeting in Marseilles in 1962 was the first scientific meeting to be devoted to the topic of SE, and the published proceedings is the first monograph on SE.

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IV Drugs in Status Epilepticus

6/23/2014
02:32 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

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IV Drugs in Status Epilepticus

Treatment of status epilepticus with intravenous medications depress respiration, so artificial ventilation is often required if this drug is used.

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Status Epilepticus - Epilepsy Management and Causes

4/22/2014
12:30 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Status seizures epilepsy
Status Epilepticus - Epilepsy Management and Causes

What is status epilepticus and what is involved with status epilepticus management? The most common and preferred medications used are.

It is estimated that about 50,000 to 60,000 individuals in the United States are affected by status epilepticus every year. In some rare instances, they may last longer and may, in fact, appear not to stop at all. With epilepsy, you will find that most seizures may last up to a few minutes. This is referred to as status epilepticus.

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Updated May 16, 2014.

Status epilepticus can be classified as convulsive or nonconvulsive. Individuals in a nonconvulsive state will not appear to be having an obvious seizure, but they still have the electrical misfirings in the brain that are consistent with a seizure.

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