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Treatment Of The Child Or Adolescent With Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy

Paediatric epilepsy is amazingly diverse. In some children, basic diagnosis, seizure classification and treatment are straightforward. Other patients have difficult-to-diagnose seizures, complicated seizure classification and a variable response to treatment. Some seizures are subclinical, others are barely noticeable, and occasionally they are life threatening. Many children with epilepsy have no associated disabilities, but all children… Read More »

The Role of Benzodiazepines in Treating Epilepsy

  Benzodiazepines (clonazepam, clobazam, clorazepate, diazepam, lorazepam) are effective as short-term therapy to help prevent or stop generalized and partial seizures. They are also used to treat anxiety. Tolerance often develops within weeks, however, so that the same dose of medication has less effect, whether for epilepsy or anxiety. Benzodiazepines are very commonly used to… Read More »