Sequential treatment with phenytoin and levetiracetam in the second-line treatment of paediatric convulsive status eplilpeticus can reduce the number of children requiring more aggressive management. A study of more than 200 children presenting to 13 emergency departments in Australia and New Zealand compared the two drugs in patients who were still symptomatic despite two doses of ...
Seizure control best with sequential second line treatment
By Mardi Chapman
3 May 2019