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ALLMedicine™ Absence Seizures Center

Research & Reviews  689 results

Absence-to-bilateral-tonic-clonic seizure: A generalized seizure type.
https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000010470
Neurology Beniczky S, Rubboli G et. al.

Aug 18th, 2020 - To test the hypothesis that absence seizures can evolve to generalized tonic-clonic seizures, we documented electro-clinical features of this novel seizure type. In 4 large video-EEG databases, we identified recordings of seizures starting with im...

Neuroligin 2 regulates absence seizures and behavioral arrests through GABAergic transm...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7385104
Nature Communications; Cao F, Liu JJ et. al.

Jul 28th, 2020 - Epilepsy and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are two distinct brain disorders but have a high rate of co-occurrence, suggesting shared pathogenic mechanisms. Neuroligins are cell adhesion molecules important in synaptic function and ASD, but their...

IL-6 Receptor Blockade by Tocilizumab Has Anti-absence and Anti-epileptogenic Effects i...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13311-020-00893-8
Neurotherapeutics : the Journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics; Leo A, Nesci V et. al.

Jul 16th, 2020 - Increased expression of interleukin-6 (IL-6) both in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and plasma is closely associated with convulsive epilepsy and symptom severity of depression. By comparison, at present, little is known about the role of this cytokine...

Adjunctive perampanel and myoclonic and absence seizures: Post hoc analysis of data fro...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2020.06.011
Seizure Brandt C, Wechsler RT et. al.

Jun 20th, 2020 - This post hoc analysis assessed the effects of adjunctive perampanel on myoclonic and absence seizure outcomes in patients (aged ≥12 years) with idiopathic generalized epilepsy (IGE) and generalized tonic-clonic seizures during the double-blind (u...

Absence seizure provocation during routine EEG: Does position of the child during hyper...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seizure.2020.03.013
Seizure Rozenblat T, Kraus D et. al.

May 23rd, 2020 - When performed correctly, hyperventilation (HV) for three minutes provokes absence seizures in virtually all children, a finding suggestive of a diagnosis of childhood absence epilepsy (CAE). Interestingly, some children experience absence seizure...

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Guidelines  1 results

Ethosuximide, sodium valproate or lamotrigine for absence seizures in children and adolescents
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD003032.pub4/full
Brigo,F.,et al

Feb 7th, 2019 - Absence seizures (AS) are brief epileptic seizures which present in childhood and adolescence. Depending on clinical features and electroencephalogram (EEG) findings they are divided into typical, atypical absences, and absences with special featu...

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Drugs  663 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,365 results

Clonazepam - clonazepam tablet-Actavis Pharma, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=a58fe03c-2b5c-40dc-b592-3e376b2dc9f0

Sep 17th, 2020 - Seizure Disorders Clonazepam tablets, USP are useful alone or as an adjunct in the treatment of the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (petit mal variant), akinetic, and myoclonic seizures. In patients with absence seizures (petit mal) who have failed to res...

Carbamazepine - carbamazepine tablet-REMEDYREPACK INC.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=9f3d91cd-a959-4e07-a51b-8a4e9ba9ece2

Sep 17th, 2020 - Carbamazepine is indicated for use as an anticonvulsant drug. Evidence supporting efficacy of carbamazepine as an anticonvulsant was derived from active drug-controlled studies that enrolled patients with the following seizure types: 1. Partial se...

Divalproex sodium - divalproex sodium tablet, extended release-REMEDYREPACK INC.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=a091d0a2-e635-40d7-8b28-f50f825ec5fe

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Divalproex sodium extended-release tablets are indicated for: Acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder, with or without psychotic features (1.1)  Monotherapy and adjunctive therapy of complex partial seizures and...

Carbamazepine - carbamazepine tablet-Clinical Solutions Wholesale
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=e36ece79-544b-43b2-8cf9-ca9861b071b5

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Carbamazepine is indicated for use as an anticonvulsant drug. Evidence supporting efficacy of carbamazepine as an anticonvulsant was derived from active drug-controlled studies that enrolled patients with the following seizure types: Partial seizu...

Valproic acid - valproic acid solution-Lannett Company, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=027c77dd-3051-4beb-b132-f73d6c165529

Sep 2nd, 2020 - Valproic acid is indicated for: Monotherapy and adjunctive therapy of complex partial seizures; sole and adjunctive therapy of simple and complex absence seizures; adjunctive therapy in patients with multiple seizure types that include absence sei...

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News  13 results

Unusual effects of common antibiotics
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/197475/infectious-diseases/unusual-effects-common-antibiotics?channel=133
Maria Elena Ruiz, MD, Glenn W. Wortmann, MD

Apr 1st, 2019 - A 60-year-old man is admitted for respiratory failure following a massive myocardial infarction. He develops ventilator-associated pneumonia and is treated with cefepime and vancomycin.

Ethosuximide, sodium valproate or lamotrigine for absence seizures in children and adolescents
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD003032.pub4/full
Brigo,F.,et al

Feb 7th, 2019 - Absence seizures (AS) are brief epileptic seizures which present in childhood and adolescence. Depending on clinical features and electroencephalogram (EEG) findings they are divided into typical, atypical absences, and absences with special featu...

How Often Are Staring Spells Seizures?
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/192046/epilepsy-seizures/how-often-are-staring-spells-seizures/page/0/1

Jan 4th, 2019 - Approximately 50% were referred by an emergency department, 48% by a primary care physician, and 2% by an urgent care clinic. Of the 62 cases that turned out to be nonepileptic events, about 61% were referred by primary care physicians.

Magnetoencephalography Offers Clues in Absence Seizures
https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/epilepsyresourcecenter/article/171683/epilepsy-seizures/magnetoencephalography

Aug 1st, 2018 - Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and network-based analyses can help characterize absence epilepsy in children according to a study that looked at 16 patients between ages 6 and 12 years who had absence epilepsy. Researchers found functional/anatomica.

Managing psychiatric illness in patients with epilepsy
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/81949/neurology/managing-psychiatric-illness-patients-epilepsy/page/0/2

Apr 28th, 2014 - Neurodevelopmental disorders The incidence of epilepsy in children who have an autism spectrum disorder is 5% to 38%; the disorder is more common in the presence of mental retardation or cere­bral palsy. 55 A significant percentage of youth who are.

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Patient Education  4 results see all →