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Whats is the first line treatment for status epilepticus?

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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology
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In brief: IV

An intravenous dose of ativan (lorazepam).

In brief: IV

An intravenous dose of ativan (lorazepam).
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Dr. Ian Stein
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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology

In brief: Status epilepticus

It is an emmergency, call 911, the paramedics will start treatment on spot, preserving breathing by intubation, giving intraventicular seizure medications such as ativan, (lorazepam) then transferring the patient to icu, loading with IV medications and to continue the medical care.

In brief: Status epilepticus

It is an emmergency, call 911, the paramedics will start treatment on spot, preserving breathing by intubation, giving intraventicular seizure medications such as ativan, (lorazepam) then transferring the patient to icu, loading with IV medications and to continue the medical care.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Meds ASAP

Treatment of status epilepticus involves potent sedatives and anti seizure meds in a controlled urgent / emergency room setting.
These meds need given intravenously asap.

In brief: Meds ASAP

Treatment of status epilepticus involves potent sedatives and anti seizure meds in a controlled urgent / emergency room setting.
These meds need given intravenously asap.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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