Current Status of the 1,4‐ and 1,5‐Benzodiazepines in the Treatment of Epilepsy: The Place of Clobazam

@article{Robertson1986CurrentSO,
  title={Current Status of the 1,4‐ and 1,5‐Benzodiazepines in the Treatment of Epilepsy: The Place of Clobazam},
  author={Mary May Robertson},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={1986},
  volume={27}
}
  • M. Robertson
  • Published 1 April 1986
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Epilepsia
Summary: The 1,4‐benzodiazepines have a recognised place in the treatment of epilepsy. Thus, diazepam, clonazepam, and, more recently, lorazepam are used intravenously for status epilepticus. Oral clonazepam has proved useful as adjunctive therapy in generalised absence seizures, myoclonic seizures, and partial seizures. Oral nitrazepam is well known for its use in the treatment of infantile spasms with hypsarrythmia and in the myoclonic epilepsies of childhood. Clobazam, a 1,5‐benzodiazepine… 

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