Drug therapy reviews: drug therapy of status epilepticus.


Drug treatment of status epilepticus is reviewed. Tonic-clonic, focal motor, complex partial and absence status epilepticus are discussed. In managing tonic-clonic status epilepticus one should: (1) maintain vital functions at all times, (2) identify and treat precipitating factors and (3) administer an intravenous loading dose of phenytoin sodium or… (More)


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@article{Browne1978DrugTR, title={Drug therapy reviews: drug therapy of status epilepticus.}, author={Thomas R Browne}, journal={American journal of hospital pharmacy}, year={1978}, volume={35 8}, pages={915-22} }