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Clinical Pharmacology

       

     





Epilepsy

  

  • FE
    Dreifuss, NP Rosman, JC Cloyd, et al (Univ of
    Virginia, Chartlottesville; New England Med Ctr,
    Boston; Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, et al)

    A 
    Comparison of Rectal Diazepam Gel and Placebo
    for Acute Repetitive Seizures.

    N Engl J Med 
    338: 1869-1875, 1998.

      

    Epilepsy
    affects about 2 million people in the United States. 
    When the patient is actively convulsing, oral
    and sublingual administration is difficult and
    hazardous. rectal
    diazepam is used to treat acute repetitive,
    prolonged and febrile seizures.
    It is effective, well tolerated and can be
    administered at home by trained caregivers.

       



  
 



 

     

Speciality Spotlight

 

           
Clinical Pharmacology
       

     

Epilepsy
  

  • FE Dreifuss, NP Rosman, JC Cloyd, et al (Univ of Virginia, Chartlottesville; New England Med Ctr, Boston; Univ of Minnesota, Minneapolis, et al)
    A  Comparison of Rectal Diazepam Gel and Placebo for Acute Repetitive Seizures.
    N Engl J Med  338: 1869-1875, 1998.
      
    Epilepsy affects about 2 million people in the United States.  When the patient is actively convulsing, oral and sublingual administration is difficult and hazardous. rectal diazepam is used to treat acute repetitive, prolonged and febrile seizures. It is effective, well tolerated and can be administered at home by trained caregivers.
       

    

 

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