Treat Seizures

Pharmacotherapy Treatment of Seizures

Seizure Type
Drug Treatment
  • Petit Mal Variant
  • Myoclonic.
  • Akinetic.
Benzodiazepines ( If used for children,  carefully monitoring of drug-induced personality changes and learning disabilities is important )
  • Epilepsy
Barbiturates
  • Phenobarbital
  • Melbaral ( Mephobarbital )
  • Germonil ( Metharbital )
  • Mysoline ( Primidone )
  • Epilepsy
Hydantoins
  • Dilantin ( Phenytoin )
  • Status Epilepticus
    ( Rapid recurring intense seizures )
Benzodiazepines  ( Intravenously )
  • Psychomotor Types
  • Generalized Major Motor
  • Complex Partial Seizures
Carbamazepine
  • Petit Mal
  • Generalized Major Motor
    ( In Children )
Valproic Acid
  • Partial Seizures

 
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