A female asked:
i'm online now. type your question here. expecting phenobarb coma tomorrow for partial seizure status. what can we expect in recovery from coma?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 32 years experience
COMA: What was the cause of the COMA? The reason for the COMA determines the recovery. For example a heroine addict can be in a COMA from overdose, but be back to normal mentation in minutes with narcan. However if someone had head injury or some infection causing COMA recovery can be awhile.
859 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 9, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.