Status epilepticus (SE) is a common, life-threatening neurologic disorder that is essentially an acute, prolonged
This section primarily addresses dosages and pharmacologic properties of anticonvulsant medications used to treat generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus (GTCSE).
Status Epilepticus Medication. Updated: Feb 19, 2016.
Table 1. Medical Treatment of Seizures and Status Epilepticus Based on Time Elapsed Since Seizure Onset (Steps 2-4). Step. Medication.
Both generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus (SE) and subtle SE must be treated aggressively.
Status epilepticus (SE) is a common, life-threatening neurologic disorder. It is essentially an acute, prolonged epileptic crisis.
Status epilepticus (SE) is an epileptic seizure of greater than five minutes or more than one seizure within a five-minute period without the person returning to normal between them. Previous definitions used a 30-minute time limit.
Status epilepticus is a medical emergency that usually requires intravenous medication. Medications are given as single IV boluses, or as IV loading doses followed by maintenance doses...
These anti seizure medications are good for preventing seizures but have terrible side effects. Without boring you, I'll fast forward to where I developed Status Epilepticus.
certain medications such as theophylline. salt imbalances. serious infections that affect the brain, such as encephalitis. Status epilepticus can occur at any age.