Is it common to experience memory loss after status epilepticus coma?

Yes. Status epilepticus is a life-threatening condition in which seizures are prolonged and affect much of the brain. Someone can be in a coma with se either because of prolonged seizures or because of meds used to stop the seizure. In either case once the seizures stop it can take time to recover. If the seizures are very prolonged damage to the brain can occur.

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Why would coma induction be used as a treatment for refractory status epilepticus?

For brain protection. It is thought that repetitive seizures if not controlled can themselves injure the brain. If the seizures are hard to control it is necessary to give drugs which deeply sedate the patient in order to stop the seizures. Read more...
Rest the brain. Recurrent or repetitive seizures are considered as status epilepticus. This can be very stressful to the brain. The brain cells are in high state of activity and can be damaged. High levels of nerve calming drugs are necessary that suppress brain activity, produce a state of coma, and allow brain cell recovery. Eeg monitoring can measure the brain cell activity. Read more...