Epilepsy medication for children








Children with epilepsy Epilepsy Action

5/11/2014
05:58 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Epilepsy medication for children
Children with epilepsy Epilepsy Action

In this section Introduction About epilepsy in children Epilepsy syndromes in children · Treating children with epilepsy · Learning, behaviour and epilepsy.

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Epilepsy Action would like to thank Bernie Concannon, paediatric specialist nurse in epilepsy, Birmingham Children’s Hospital for her contribution. Bernie Concannon has declared no conflict of interest.

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The community use of rescue medication for prolonged epileptic

11/20/2014
03:24 | Author: Chloe Allen

How to treat seizures in children
The community use of rescue medication for prolonged epileptic

For all children in the EPIC area who had been prescribed epilepsy rescue medication for use in the community a questionnaire was completed by the clinician.

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Phenytoin Epilepsy Medication for Children North Shore-LIJ Health

11/19/2014
01:14 | Author: Allison King

Epilepsy medication for children
Phenytoin Epilepsy Medication for Children North Shore-LIJ Health

Learn about Phenytoin Epilepsy Medication for Children at Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center.

Our specialists are dedicated to providing the highest levels of care in meeting the special needs of children, from premature babies to adolescents.

Visit Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center 's website for more information.

Phenytoin is a chewable tablet that is used to control seizures in certain types of epilepsy. It is also used to prevent seizures during or after surgery.

Visit Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center 's website for more information.

Our specialists are dedicated to providing the highest levels of care in meeting the special needs of children, from premature babies to adolescents.

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Child seizure study finds oldest drug works best Reuters

9/18/2014
01:28 | Author: Chloe Allen

Epilepsy medication for children
Child seizure study finds oldest drug works best Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - A large-scale comparative test of three anti-epilepsy drugs found the oldest was best for treating childhood absence.

The study is the first to conclusively compare drug treatments for childhood absence epilepsy, the most common form of childhood seizures.

A third treatment, valproic acid, worked nearly as well as ethosuximide, but interfered with concentration.

By Gene Emery.

After four months of therapy, 58 percent of the children getting valproic acid and 53 percent of those getting ethosuximide were free of seizures, compared to just 29 percent given lamotrigine.

The condition usually begins between ages 4 and 8 in children with no other health problems.

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