Keppra in infants

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I am interested in the prognosis of other infants or young children that have survived an aneurysm through surgery. Any history or information you could share would be appreciated. He was admitted in hospital due to fever where aneurysm may have potentially ruptured,seized for 3 hours, lot of blood in his brain, went through coiling surgery, had 2 angioplasty to control cerebral vasospasm.
She is currently on phenobarb, keppra and topirimate but still having seizures. Could anybody advise on the best, and minumum, combination of anti-convulsants. Also, does anybody know of particular diets which could be useful, in particular with countering the sedative effects of the drugs and constipation etc.. Has anybody any information on tuina for infants.
Febrile seizures are very common and although frightening rarely have any long term effects, most occur in infants and toddlers and once over 5 years old are very rare indeed.
Hello, I have a question about infants and siezure. My son roughly about 4.5 months old has several (7)myoclonic siezures. They last at the very most about 20 seconds, most were only 10 seconds. His siezures consist of rapid flicking of his tounge. And sometimes (not every siezure) very minimal movement of his mouth. These siezures started on 9/22. The last siezure that he had was on 9/24 @ 12:00 pm. We immediatley visited our pediatrician and he recommended that we see a neurologist.
Hi Ravikanth, I hope the best for your daughter. I asked you about investigation because I knew there are several other conditions in infants to be ruled out before starting an anti-epileptic. The results are proved negative hence there are no other metabolic causes to your daughter’s seizures. Next time when she has seizure, the line of management after discussing with your daughters neuro-physician will remain same. Bye.
It's used for several reasons, most commonly to identify hearing loss in infants. They can't raise their little hands when they hear a sound, so the brain's response to sound is measured with an ABR. The readout looks like an EEG, with waves created by the inner ear and the brain in response to sound. Hearing involves structures in the ear and the brain, which need to pass the sound along correctly so that you can understand what is said.
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