Intravenous levetiracetam in children with epilepsy.

  title={Intravenous levetiracetam in children with epilepsy.},
  author={Jatinder Singh Goraya and Divya S. Khurana and Ignacio Valencia and Joseph J Melvin and Marcos Joaqu{\'i}n Guillen Cruz and Agust{\'i}n Legido and Sanjeev V. Kothare},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  volume={38 3},
Intravenous levetiracetam recently became available for use in patients aged >16 years. There are few data about its safety and efficacy in children. We retrospectively analyzed data from children treated with intravenous levetiracetam. Ten patients (6 female, 4 male), aged 3 weeks to 19 years, were treated with intravenous levetiracetam at a mean dose of 50.5 mg/kg/day for a mean duration of 4.9 days. Four patients received intravenous levetiracetam for acute repetitive seizures/status… CONTINUE READING

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