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How To Prevent Neonatal Seizures
Evaluation: Evaluation includes the observation of the episodes by nurses and physicians, an electroencephalogram (EEG), and neuroimaging (head ultrasound, MRI). there are tests of blood chemistries, blood tests and lumbar puncture to determine if an infection is causing the seizures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a correlation between abnormally large head circumference and an increased chance of neonatal seizures?
Yes: Lamictal is an fda approved drug for the treatment of seizures. It is effective against a variety of seizure types. However, neither Lamictal nor any other available anti-seizure drug prevents the development of epilepsy (recurrent seizures) in someone who is at risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Bromazepam is not a medication used to treat generalized epilepsies, in general. There are much better mainstream, fda approved medications used to treat them with the goal of decreasing frequency. If you are experiencing seizures, it is recommended you get evaluated by a neurologist. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Benzodiazepines: For many years there has been concern about withdrawal seizures in patients that abuse alcohol. The classic treatment has always been a benzodiazepine. Many forms are available including klonopin, (clonazepam) ativan, valium, etc. You can discuss this with your physician. These can be used for a period of time during withdrawal, then gradually weaned off over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wouldn't t the mg of ativan (lorazepam) to take depend on person to person to help prevent seizures?
When i had my first seizure i almost bit my tongue off anyway of preventing this from happening again? It has happened maybe 2or 3 times but notas bad
Not sure on question: Of course, the optimum solution is to prevent from having seizures by absolutely taking your medications exactly how you're supposed to be taking them which also means on time according to schedule. Remain well hydrated, do not skip meals, check with your doctor if you are prescribed any new medications or start taking over the counters or homeopathic items. Eliminate smoking &alcohol. ...Read more
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