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Doctor insights on: Peganone Seizure Agent

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
1,155 doctors shared insights

Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)

A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more


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Is a seizure drug administerered post op? Does a neurosurgeon administer seizure medication through IV as a precaution against a patient having a seizure during or after brain surgery? Is this common practice?

Is a seizure drug administerered post op? Does a neurosurgeon administer seizure medication through IV as a precaution against a patient having a seizure during or after brain surgery? Is this common practice?

Administering : Administering anti-seizure medicine through a vein (IV) or by mouth after brain surgery is not uncommon, and usually depends on the neurosurgeon's personal understanding and experience of the risk of seizures given the patient and the surgery. In some cases, patients are advised to take anti-seizure medicine for weeks or months following a surgery. ...Read more

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My baby have hb e /beta thalassemia and seizure disorder.Are both of they are related?

My baby have hb e /beta thalassemia and seizure disorder.Are both of they are related?

Probably not: According to the literature, beta thalassemia is not known to cause seizures. Ask your doctor to be sure. For information, visit http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/thalassemia-the-basics. ...Read more

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What does seizure tendency mean?

What does seizure tendency mean?

Risk for seizures: I assume it means risk of having a seizure. I would need more information to accurately answer your query. Please re-phrase if want a more detailed answer. ...Read more

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Can i break my back from a seizure?

Can i break my back from a seizure?

Sometimes: Sometimes, during a particularly violent seizure, such as a convulsion, a person can fracture part of the bony part of the spine, the vertebrae. This might be more common if you have weak bones (osteopenia) to begin with. If you have unusally severe, or long lasting back pain after a seizure, you should go to the doctor. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about seizure?

Need evaluation: Seizure is a dramatic event and is not normal. You need to find the cause of the seizure to treat or prevent it from happening again. It needs to be evaluated so i would say, worry and go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can the strobe light trigger seizures?

Can the strobe light trigger seizures?

Yes: For some reason, in some people with seizures, a strobe light may stimulate the brain to have seizure activity. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsions are rhythmic contractions of all muscles in the body, which create a violent rhythmic motion. A common type of convulsion is ...Read more


Peganone (Definition)

Peganone is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more