Intravenous levetiracetam in acute repetitive seizures and status epilepticus in children: Experience from a children's hospital

@article{McTague2012IntravenousLI,
  title={Intravenous levetiracetam in acute repetitive seizures and status epilepticus in children: Experience from a children's hospital},
  author={Amy McTague and Rachel Kneen and Ram Kumar and Stefan Spinty and Richard C Appleton},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={529-534}
}
PURPOSE To report the effectiveness and safety of intravenous levetiracetam in the treatment of children with acute repeated seizures, and status epilepticus in a children's hospital. METHODS This two-year observational study evaluated all in-patients who received intravenous levetiracetam to treat acute repeated seizures (ARS) or convulsive and non-convulsive status epilepticus (SE). Information was collected on seizure type, epilepsy syndrome and underlying cause, the initial loading dose… CONTINUE READING

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