Treatment of Convulsive Status Epilepticus in Children and Adults

Publication Date: January 1, 2016
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

Recommendations

Initial and Subsequent Therapy

Adult Studies

In adults, IM midazolam, IV lorazepam, IV diazepam (with or without phenytoin), and IV phenobarbital are established as efficacious at stopping seizures lasting at least 5 minutes. (Level A)
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Overview

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Treatment of Convulsive Status Epilepticus in Children and Adults

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