Status Epilepticus Caused by Nefopam. Yong-sook Park, M.D., Ph.D.,1 Young-baeg Kim, M.D.,1 Jeong-min Kim, M.D.2 Departments of Neurosurgery,1 Neurology,2 Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. Nefopam, a centrally acting analgesic...
ABSTRACT Nefopam, a centrally acting analgesic, has been used to control postoperative pain. Reported adverse effects are anticholinergic, cardiovascular or neuropsychiatric. Neurologic adverse reactions to nefopam are confusion, hallucinations, delirium and convulsions.
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Nonconvulsive status epilepticus caused by viral encephalitis: case report. Rodica Cozac1,2, Lilia Rotaru3 1„N. Testemitsanu“ University of Medicine and Pharmacy Chisinau, Republic of Moldova.
Status epilepticus caused by nefopam.
Status epilepticus is generally defined as a single or multiple seizures lasting greater than 30 minutes. If appropriate therapy is delayed, SE can cause permanent neurologic sequela or death, so you should assume that any child who presents actively convulsing is in status epilepticus.
They can also be caused by non-neurological conditions that affect the brain. However, status epilepticus is a serious and life-threatening form of seizure.
Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) should be given if the status epilepticus is caused by pyridoxine deficiency. Further management. Identify and treat any underlying cause. Status is associated with community-acquired bacterial meningitis and seizures.
What is status epilepticus? A seizure involves abnormal electrical activity in the brain affecting both the mind and the body. Many problems can cause you to have a seizure. These include high fever, brain infections, abnormal sodium or blood sugar levels, or head injuries.
Status epilepticus. Introduction. medical emergency requiring prompt intervention to prevent the development of irreversible brain damage.